Title: Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance Survey (IBBS) among Male Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in Western to Far-Western Terai of Nepal, Round III 2009

Abstract: This third round IBBS among the male Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) was carried out from the seven terai districts, Rupandehi, Kapilbastu, Dang, Banke, Barkia, Kailali and Kanchanpur of Western to Far-Western Development Region of Nepal. The study was conducted with objective of examining the HIV and AIDS prevalence among the study population. The study assesses the socio-demographic characteristics, HIV/AIDS related risk behavior, sexual and drug using habits, awareness on HIV/AIDS/STI, and prevention. The also analyzed the trends through the comparison the data of selected variables obtained from the first, second and present round of the IBSS.

Sponsored By: FHI/Nepal, July 2009, 94p. Availability: Click for fulltext

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