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Filling the knowledge gap: Measuring HIV prevalence and risk factors among populations most vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in Libya

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Valadez, Joseph, Berendes, Sima, Jeffery, Caroline ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8023-0708, Thomson, Joanna, Othman, Hussain Ben, Moxon, Sarah, Danon, Leon, Turki, Abdullah A, Saffialden, Rabea and Mirzoyan, Lusine (2012) 'Filling the knowledge gap: Measuring HIV prevalence and risk factors among populations most vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in Libya' in Health in Humanitarian Settings Research Symposium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 3rd December 2012. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Using respondent-­driven sampling(RDS), we conducted a cross-­secional survey among 328 people who inject drugs PWID), 227 men having sex with men (MSM), and 69 female sex workers (FSW) in Tripoli. (Unfortunately, FSW target sample size was not reached, the study was interrupted by poliIcal turmoil in February 2011). We collected behavioural data and blood samples for HIV, hepaIIs C and B testing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 30 Socioeconomic factors in public health (General)
WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 395 Health in developing countries
WC Communicable Diseases > Sexually Transmitted Diseases > WC 140 Sexually transmitted diseases
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503 Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV infections
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503.3 Etiology. Transmission
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503.4 Epidemiology
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Helen Fletcher
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2013 13:04
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:06
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/3322

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