Title: Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey among Male Labor Migrants in 11 Districts in Western,  Mid and Far - Western Regions of Nepal

Abstract: This is the first round of the Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey (IBBS) conducted among male labour migrant from 11 districts of Western development, Mid-western development and Far-western development regions of Nepal. The study was to determine the prevalence of HIV among the returnee male labour migrants from India. The study assesses the HIV/STI risk related behaviors, socio-demographic characteristics, sexual and drug using behaviors, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, knowledge and treatment of STI problems and the knowledge and use of condoms by study community. The health personnel among the study team provided syndromic treatment of the the STI problems

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

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