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dc.contributor.authorP Struthers
dc.contributor.authorJ Uwimana
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dc.date.created2010-09-08 15:50
dc.date.issued2007-11-19
dc.identifieroai:ojs.ajol.info:article/30118
dc.identifierhttp://ajol.info/index.php/saharaj/article/view/30118
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12424/57370
dc.description.abstractThe rising number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) worldwide has made health care professionals and policy makers search for accessible health care that will meet the needs of people who are suffering from the disease and enhance their quality of life (QoL).This study investigated met and unmet palliative care needs of PLWHA in selected areas in Rwanda.The study sample included 306 participants: PLWHA, health care professionals and coordinators of HIV/AIDS units. Quantitative and qualitative methodologies were used.The data were analysed separately and then triangulated. In the findings, over 50% of PLWHA had symptoms related to HIV/AIDS most of the time, with the most common symptom being pain. Participation in activities of daily living was significantly associated with the health status of PLWHA (p
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dc.languageen
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherSAHARA J (Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance)
dc.sourceSAHARA J (Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance); Vol 4, No 1 (2007); 575-585
dc.titleMet and unmet palliative care needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in Rwanda
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