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Title: Making Life Better for HIV Patients in Jos South Local Government Through Caring and Provision of Balance Diet: Suggestion for Counselling
Authors: Kolawole, S.A.
Ker, B.
Issue Date: 2009
Series/Report no.: ;Pp 238-245
Abstract: This study was conducted to investigate making life better through caring and provision of balance die tfor HIV patients in J05 South Local Government of Plateau State Nigeria. Aspect covered among others, include family care and provision of balance diet to HIV patients; adequate love, trust and companionship of one’s well-being," and perception of the family on counseling HIV patients and they themselves. A randomized sample of100 respondents in ./as South Local Government in Plateau State was sampled. To achieve the purpose of this study, three research questions were raised, using simple percentage scores. The research adopted the survey design. Major findings of this study indicated that making life better through care and provision of balance diet to HIV patients performed poorly, negligence of sincere family care and provision of adequate diet. This shows that absolute counseling is urgently needed to both HIV patients and their families. Counselings Suggestions/Recommendations were made which included that Government should sponsor free adequate balance diet in all government schools, It was concluded that genuine love, trust, interest, direction and purposeful goals are needed by the family members, friends and others through counseling to assist the HIV patients come out of their hidings. It is the opinion of the researchers that immediate family members of HIV patients will rise up to their responsibilities.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1951
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