Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance (IBBS) Survey among People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) in Pokhara Valley, Round 6. National Centre for AIDS and STD Control. (2015)


The sixth round of IBBS surveys carried out in the Pokhara Valley was conducted among 345 males among people who inject drugs (PWIDs) with financial support from the Global Fund. This survey focuses primarily on collected strategic information needed to analyze trends in risk behaviors associated with HIV/STI infection among the male subpopulation of PWIDs. This survey has introduced HCV and HBV testing to determine their prevalence among PWIDs for the first time in IBBS study.


Keywords: Nepal, Pokhara Valley, HIV, HCV, HBV, STI, prevalence, condom use, needles/syringe, condom use, testing, treatment

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