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Title: Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey among Male Labor Migrants in 11 Districts in Western, and Mid-Far Western Regions of Nepal
Authors: Family Health International/Nepal
Issue Date: 2006
Keywords: Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey
Male Labor Migrants
Western and Mid-Far Western Regions
Abstract: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This is the first round of the Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey (IBBS) conducted among 360 migrant workers in five districts of Kaski, Palpa, Syangja, Kapilbastu and Gulmi in Western development region and another 360 migrants from Banke, Surkhet, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Doti, and Achham districts in Mid-Far Western regions. These districts were selectedin consultation with FHI/Nepal and USAID/Nepal, as they have very high concentration of population who migrate for work to India. The IBBS was carried outduring the months of March-June, 2006. The survey measured HIV and Syphilis prevalence among migrant workers and variables which are associated with the risk of HIV infection, such as condom use, sexual behaviors, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, reported cases of sexually transmitted infection (STI), STI treatment behaviors, exposure to HIV/AIDS messages and drug habits.
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