Title: Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance (IBBS) Survey among Female Sex Workers in Kathmandu Valley, Round IV - 2011

Abstract: This is the fourth round IBBS survey conducted among the Female Sex Workers (FSWs) of Kathmandu Valley. The survey was collected and analyzed data on behavioral correlates of HIV STI among FSWs of study sites. The study assesses trend in the prevalence of syphilis and HIV infection; knowledge of HIV/STI; sexual and injecting behaviors among the study population. The study also examined the socio-demographic characteristics, use of alcohol and drugs; knowledge and practice of contraceptives among the FSWs. The survey team provided syndromic treatment with medicines free of cost for STIs problems.

Sponsored By: / FHI/ASHA Project Nepal, June 2011, 129p. Availability: Click here for Full Text

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