HIV infection among wives of labor migrants in Nepal

  • Subash, Thapa, (PhD Student)
  • Buvé, Anne (Promotor)
  • Mathei, Catharina (Promotor)
  • Hannes, Karin (Copromotor)

    Project Details

    Description

    Objectives
    General Objective: The general objective of the research is to explore and understand the socio-epidemiology of HIV infection among wives of labor migrants in the far-western region of Nepal in order to help develop effective strategies to prevent HIV infection in women.
    Specific Objectives: The specific objectives of the research are to-
    1. Identify risk factors and vulnerability for HIV infection among wives of labor migrants inthe far-western region of Nepal.
    2. Describe the sexual experiences of wives of labor migrants as well as condom use andHIV testing uptake among them in the far-western region of Nepal.
    3. Conduct a systematic review on stigma and the effectiveness of stigma reduction interventions on HIV testing uptake in low and middle-income countries.
    4. Explore the effects of stigma on HIV testing uptake among wives of labor migrants in the far-western region of Nepal.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date17/10/1426/09/17

    IWETO expertise domain

    • B680-public-health