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Document Type Master's Dissertation
Author Dunjwa, Viwe Bulelwa
Email viwe.dunjwa@eclgta.gov.za
URN etd-10292012-163901
Document Title Non-performance by HIV and AIDS peer educators within the Department of Agriculture, Eastern Cape Province
Degree MSW
Department Social Work and Criminology
Supervisor
Advisor Name Title
Prof L S Terblanche Supervisor
Keywords
  • South Africa
  • HIV and AIDS
  • peer education programme
Date 2012-04-17
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
In the fight against the HIV and AIDS pandemic, the South African government introduced different measures to address and manage the impact of HIV and AIDS. One of these strategies encompassed prevention and education programmes like the Peer Education Programme. Some factors were however identified, indicating that the Peer Education Programme might not be successful, which could be linked to the non-performance of HIV and AIDS Peer Educators.

The goal of this study is to explore the reasons for non-performance of duties by HIV and AIDS Peer Educators within the Department of Agriculture, Eastern Cape Province.

For data collection a randomised cross-sectional survey was utilised as the research design and a structured questionnaire used as a data collection tool. The questionnaire was administered with a group of HIV and AIDS Peer Educators, where each respondent completed his/her questionnaire independently of others.

No sampling was done as the researcher considered the population to be manageable. From a population of 49, only 32 65% agreed to participate in the study.

Copyright 2011, University of Pretoria. All rights reserved. The copyright in this work vests in the University of Pretoria. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the University of Pretoria

Please cite as follows:

Dunjwa, VB 2011, Non-performance by HIV and AIDS peer educators within the Department of Agriculture, Eastern Cape Province, MSW dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-10292012-163901/ >

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