Perceptions of clients on awareness and the geographical location of a South African university sexual health clinic

Adams, Rukshana ; Van Der Heever, Mariana M. ; Damons, Anneleen (2017-09)

CITATION: Adams, R., Van Der Heever, M.M. & Damons, A. 2017. Perceptions of clients on awareness and the geographical location of a South African university sexual health clinic. African Journal of Primary Health care & Family Medicine, 9(1): a1350, doi:org/10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1350.

The original publication is available at https://phcfm.org/index.php/phcfm

Article

Background: The Campus Health Service at Stellenbosch University has a sub-division, a sexual health clinic, which provides sexual health services. The clients of the sexual health clinic consist of staff members and students. Aim: This article reports on the perceptions of clients that relate to awareness and the geographical location of the clinic. Setting: The Campus Health Service at Stellenbosch University’s main campus. Method: A descriptive qualitative approach was applied utilising in-depth interviews. A sample of n = 15 was drawn through purposive sampling and data saturation was achieved with the sample. Results: The following themes emerged from the data: location of the clinic, awareness of sexual health services and marketing and advertising. Conclusion: The findings of the study revealed that accessibility of the clinic is influenced by the geographical location of the clinic and that marketing and awareness of services require attention.

Please refer to this item in SUNScholar by using the following persistent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/104186
This item appears in the following collections: