This is the fifth round of IBBS survey among the male Injecting Drugs Users (IDUs) in Kathmandu Valley. This survey was carried out under the comprehensive National HIV and STI Surveillance Plan developed by The National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) with objective to determine the STI prevalence and trends of HIV among the study population. The study assesses socio demographic characteristics; oral drug use; alcohol intake; drug injecting practice, sexual behavior; STI/HIV/AIDS awareness and treatment practices among IDUs in study sites. The respondents of the survey were clinically health checked-up and provided syndromic treatment with medicines free of cost for STIs problems.
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