Title: Behavioral and Sero Surveillance Survey Among IDUs in Kathmandu
It is estimated that one third of HIV
infections are among IDUs. This study was conducted in four municipalities
and some adjoining VDCs of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts. The
study estimates the rate of HIV among IDUS and assesses their ‘at risk’
behavior. The study assesses the size of the IDU community,
socio-demographic trends, the current level of HIV prevalence, HIV/AIDS
awareness and needle sharing and condom use behavior among IDUs.
Sponsored By : FHI/AIDSCAP/Nepal. December 2002.
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