Title: Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance Survey (IBBS) among Male Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in Kathmandu Valley, Round IV 2009

Abstract: This is the fourth round of Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance Survey (IBBS) conducted among the male Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in the Kathmandu valley. The study was to measure the prevalence of HIV and syphilis among the male IDUs of the study area. The study assesses socio-economic characteristics, drug using and neddle sharing behaviors, sexual behavior including knowledge of HIV/AIDS, treatment of STIs and use of condoms. The health personals among the study team provided syndromic treatment to the STI problems

Sponsored By: FHI/Nepal, July 2009, 92p. Availability: Click for fulltext

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