Essay: Quality of counseling facilities and services
Good counseling is very influential to different people including couples in making decisions. Counseling has enabled couples make informed decisions including making choices on whether to undergo testing. Poorly constituted VCT centers in Addis in one way or the other discourage young couples from visiting them mainly because of their poor service delivery. There is a shortage of staff in some of these facilities, a situation that is thought to discourage many people from visiting them. However, policy makers in the entire national authority tasked with fighting aids has occasionally come out with weak policy structures. According to Abraham and Yemane (2010, p. 51), the same weakness is experienced from other authorities such as hospital and heads of non-governmental organizations. Such weaknesses have resulted into negligence by the city dwellers who dump seeking counseling services.
The most notable discouragements include insufficient space and time, which inflicts a major setback in counseling services making them boring to attend and receive their services. Worldwide orphans foundation still cites such disparities as the reason for difficulty in accessing counseling centers with intimidating environments, which threaten the much-needed confidentiality on matters concerning the pandemic.