Title: Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance Survey (IBBS) among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in the Kathmandu Valley, Round III 2009.

Abstract: This is the third round of the IBBS conducted among the MSM in the Kathmandu Valley. The survey was carried out to determine the prevalence of HIV and STI (syphilis, chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhoea among MSM in study area. The study assesses their HIV/STI related risk behaviors, including their sexual practices. The survey also measured the exposure to the intervention programs targeted at MSM in the valley. The study had also analyzed trends through the comparison of the data on selected variables obtained from the first, the second and the third rounds of the IBBS. The information was collected through using structured questionnaire and clinical test of blood, urine and swab samples.

Sponsored By: FHI/Nepal, July 2009, 103p. Availability: Not available

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