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|Project report surveillance of visceral leishmania and HIV co-infection in Nepal
|Gurubacharya, V.L., Dr.
|Country and the disease in reported from 12 districts. The case incidence is about 43/100,000 and case fatality ranges from 0.84% to 1.75% update july 2001 2034 HIV infection and 265 deaths from AIDS have been reported. The estimated HIV injection figure for the year 2001 is 34,000,940 persons suspected from VL were screened and 177 were found positive. 3 male migrant workers, 2 drug injecting male adn 1 cross boarder female sex worker were found to have VL and HIV co-infection. Large number of people from VL endemic area move to urban centers both in India and Nepal and practice unsafe sex with commercial sex workers. Risk for VL and HIV co-infection is high amongst migrant workers and their spouses.
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