STD and HIV Prevalence Survey
Among Female Sex Workers and Truckers on Highway Routes in the Terai,
Sex Workers (FSWs) and male truckers in the terai region of Nepal have
been identified as key core croup population in the HIV/STD control plan
for Nepal. This study seeks to measure selected STD prevalence,
syndromes, and their correlates among the FSWs and male truckers in the
terai region of Nepal. The study assesses demographic, behavioral and
biological correlates for infection; care seeking behavioral. The study
was based on a cross – sectional survey in which 400 truckers and 400
sex workers were selected from five site of along the highway route.
Sponsored By: FHI/Nepal.
May 2000. 55p.