The constraints of antiretroviral uptake in rural areas: the case of Thamaga and surrounding villages, Botswana

  title={The constraints of antiretroviral uptake in rural areas: the case of Thamaga and surrounding villages, Botswana},
  author={Matlhogonolo Bene and Michael B. K. Darkoh},
  booktitle={SAHARA J : journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance},
This article examines the constraints of antiretroviral (ARV) uptake in the villages of Thamaga, Kumakwane, Mankgodi and Gakgatla which are in the Kweneng District of Botswana. The social interactionist approach and theories of health behaviour provided the theoretical basis of the study. Data were obtained by using interviewer-administered questionnaires which were applied to a sample of 145 respondents and 61 people living with HIV/AIDS in the four villages. The results of the study showed… CONTINUE READING
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