Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice towards post exposure prophylaxis for HIV among health care workers in Gondar, North West Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Mathewos2013AssessmentOK,
  title={Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice towards post exposure prophylaxis for HIV among health care workers in Gondar, North West Ethiopia},
  author={Biniam Mathewos and Wubet Birhan and Sebesbe Kinfe and Meaza Boru and Gemechu Tiruneh and Zelalem Addis and Agersew Alemu},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND HIV/AIDS infection in health care facility has become a major health problem. Especially in resource poor setting health care workers are managing huge number of HIV infected patients that made them to be more exposed to HIV infection. This situation makes the use of post exposure prophylaxis for HIV very important. Therefore the aim of the study was to assess knowledge, attitude and practice of health care workers towards post exposure prophylaxis for HIV. METHODS Cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING