Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance Survey among Female Sex Workers in Kathmandu Valley, Round III - 2008

Abstract: This third round of the Integrated Biological Behavioral Surveillance Survey (IBBS) among the Female Sex Workers (FSWs) in the Kathmandu Valley was conducted as per the Second Generation Surveillance Plan of the National Center for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) for generating strategic information needed to monitor the HIV epidemic in Nepal. The overall objective of the survey was to determine the prevalence of HIV and syphilis and associated risk and prevention behaviors among the study population. The study collected the information on demographic and sexual behavior through a structured questionnaire, while the prevalence of HIV and syphilis were clinical test of blood sample.

Sponsored By:  FHI/Nepal, January 2009, 107p. Availability: Click here for Full Text


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