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List of selected abstracts for national and international conferences

ICAAP 2013
1. Sexual risk behaviours of men who have sex with men and women in India: Implications for prevention Men visiting sex workers in India: evidence for declining HIV and STI risk (P)
2. Men visiting sex workers in India: evidence for declining HIV and STI risk (P)
3. Outcome of HIV prevention intervention among injecting drug users (IDU) in India (P)
4. Need for spousal intervention among Injecting Drug Users in Manipur, India (P)
5. Contraceptive use and its association with HIV/STI and sexual risk behavior among female sex workers (P)
6. Correlates of HIV sero-positivity among men who have sex with men (MSM) in India (P)
7. Knowledge and perceptions on antiretroviral therapy among men who have sex with men in Tamil Nadu(P)
8. Correlates of HIV sero-positivity among female sex workers in India (P)

IAS 2013
1. Factors associated with condom breakage among men who have sex with men (MSM) in three south Indian states: findings from a cross-sectional bio-behavioural survey (P)

IUSSP 2013
1. Impact Evaluation of Community Group Membership on Physical Violence and HIV/AIDS Prevention among Female Sex Workers in AVAHAN districts of India (P)

ISSTDR 2013
1. Correlates of inconsistent condom use during anal sex with female sex workers (FSWs) among male clients: Survey findings from three high prevalence states of India (O)
2. Factors associated with use of water-based lubricants by men who have sex with men: Findings from a bio-behavioural study in three Indian states (P)
3. Factors associated with frequent alcohol drinking among men who have sex with men: findings from a multi-site bio-behavioral survey in India (P)
4. Factors associated with frequent alcohol use among female sex workers in three high prevalence states of India: findings from a bio-behavioural survey (P)
5. Correlates of voluntary HIV testing and collecting test results among Men Who Have Sex with Men in India (P)

NACO 2012
1. Correlates of consistent condom use among Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in 4 districts of Tamil Nadu (O)
2. Mobilizing and encouraging female sex workers to join self-help groups, community based organizations or collectives made a difference in HIV prevention program (P)

IAC 2012
1. Transgender in Tamil Nadu are still highly vulnerable to HIV and STIs; findings from bio-behavioral surveys (OP)
2. Need for innovative intervention strategies to reduce HIV transmission among men who have sex with men in Andhra Pradesh, India - following a large scale HIV prevention intervention (OA)
3. Increase in HIV Prevalence among Clients of Female Sex Workers in Tamil Nadu, India: A Matter of Concern (P)
4. Experience of sexual violence by female sex workers in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India: findings from bio-behavioral surveys (P)
5. Young Female Sex Workers are More Vulnerable for HIV Infection: Findings from Cross-Sectional Bio-Behavioral Surveys from Maharashtra, India (P)
6. Biological-behavioral assessments: Powerful tool for surveillance and programme evaluation (P)

NACO (2011)
1. Data Quality Management at the Central Management Information System (MIS) in a large scale project of Avahan India AIDS initiative (P)
2. Prevalence of HIV and hepatitis (B & C) among Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in two HIV high prevalent states of North East, India’: Findings from two rounds of surveys (P)

IAS (2011)
1. Are sex workers in India more responsible now?: Evidence from cross-sectional surveys (P)
2. Condom use pattern and prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among long distance truck drivers in India: results from two rounds of integrated behavioural and biological assessment (P)

ISSTDR (2011)
1. Recent trends in STIs and HIV among female sex workers and their clients in India: results from repeated cross-sectional surveys (O)
2. Who is at higher risk of STIs and HIV: brothel-based or street-based female sex workers? Evidence from two rounds of bio-behavioral surveys (P)

ICCAP (2011)
1. Has there been any decline in STIs, including HIV among men who have sex with men in India? Evidence from two rounds of IBBA surveys (P)
2. Clients of female sex workers: changes in risk behavior, HIV and STI prevalence in southern states of India (P)
3. Condom use with female sex workers and casual partners of long distance truck drivers in India (P)

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