Title: Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey among truckers in East-West Highways, Round III - 2005

Abstract: This third round of the Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey (IBBS) carried out among the truckers driving along the East-West highways of Nepal. The main objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of HIV and Syphilis among the truckers. The study assesses HIV/STI related risk behaviors, prevalence of HIV and Syphilis infection, genital ulcers and urethral discharges, knowledge and treatment of STI problems, knowledge and use of condoms, exposure to available HIV/STI services, The study also assesses socio-demographic characteristics of truck drivers, behavioral and biological correlates of HIV and Syphilis infections

Sponsored By: FHI/Nepal/Nepal. August 2006. Availability: Click here for Full Text

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