International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medical Science | Kenya | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018

Factors Influencing Willingness to Use Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis among Male Homosexuals at the SWOP Clinic

Apollo Gitau | Makobu Kimani [3] | Consolata 'M' Mayi

Abstract: Introduction The main aim of this study was to assess the factors influencing acceptance and willingness of using pre exposure prophylaxis, Materials and Methods The study was a cross sectional study and data collection was carried out using standardized questionnaires involving a sample size of 196 individuals and three focus group discussions, Results This study through the regression and correlation models suggests that acceptance and willingness of using pre-exposure prophylaxis depends on awareness on methods of preventing HIV/AIDS and stigma, Conclusion to optimize uptake of this intervention this two variables should be emphasized by the implementing PrEp programs.

Keywords: Willingness, Acceptance, Pre-Exposure prophylaxis, Male Homosexuals

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,

Pages: 1460 - 1468

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