Snowball Education Method Effect the Family Support for Plwha Art’s Adherence

Authors

  • Oktovina Mobalen1 , Yowel Kambu1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1508

Keywords:

snowball method, family support, PLWHA.

Abstract

HIV/AIDS epidemic nowadays has become as global effects, even if the prevention efforts still goes to

conducted and improved. The aim of research was to knowing the effect of snowball method toward family

support role in PLWHA ARV adherence. The research method used is quasy experiment with pre-posttest

one group only design with the purposive sampling technique. Research results showed from 20 respondents

were found at Malawei Public Health Center of Sorong City was that there are differentiation of mean values

between pre-postest are 8,09 and standard deviation values are -0,49 and the Wilcoxon statistical test results

was that the p values equal to 0,000 which mean there is a significant effect of the snowball method toward

family support role in PLWHA ART’s adherence. The snowball as the teaching method technique could be

implemented in order to HIV/AID knowlege update and improves the PLWHA ART’s adherence.

Author Biography

Oktovina Mobalen1 , Yowel Kambu1

1Lectures of Nursing Departement at Sorong Ministry Health Polytechnic

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Oktovina Mobalen1 , Yowel Kambu1. (2020). Snowball Education Method Effect the Family Support for Plwha Art’s Adherence. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 852-856. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1508