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List of Published papers
No Title Publication details(Journal, year, volume, page numbers)
1 Injecting and sexual risk behaviors, STI and HIV prevalence in injecting drug users in three states in India. AIDS. 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S59-S68.
2 Risk behavior, STI and HIV among long-distance truck drivers: a cross-sectional survey along India’s national highways. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S81-S90.
3 Sexual practices, HIV and STIs among self-identified men who have sex with men in four high HIV prevalence states of India. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S45-S57.
4 HIV, STIs and sexual behaviour of male clients of female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, India – results of a cross sectional survey. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S69-S79.
5 Appropriateness and execution challenges of three formal size estimation methods for populations at high risk for HIV in India. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S137-S148.
6 Determinants of HIV prevalence among female sex workers in four south Indian states: analysis of cross-sectional surveys in 23 districts. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S35-S44.
7 Baseline integrated behavioral and biological assessment (IBBA) among most at risk key populations in six high prevalence states of India: design and implementation Challenges. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S17–S34.
8 Evaluation design for large-scale HIV prevention programmes: the case of Avahan, the India AIDS initiative. AIDS 2008; 22(Suppl 5): S1-S15.
9 Program coverage, condom use and STI treatment among FSWs in a large-scale HIV prevention program: results from cross-sectional surveys in 22 districts in southern India. Sex Transm Inf 2010 ; 86 : i62-i68.
10 Scale-up and coverage of Avahan: a large scale HIV-prevention program among female sex workers and men who have sex with men in four Indian states. Sex Transm Inf 2010 ; 86 : i76-i82.
11 Ecological analysis of the association between high-risk population parameters and HIV prevalence among pregnant women enrolled in sentinel surveillance in four southern India states. Sex Transm Inf 2010 86: i10-i16.
12 Assessment of intervention outcome in the absence of baseline data: ‘reconstruction’ of condom use time trends using rétrospective analysis of survey data. Sex Transm Inf 2010; 86: i49-i55.
13 Integrated behavioral and biological assessment- national highways: survey methodology and implementation. Demography India, Volume 37, Supplement 2008.
14 Heading towards the safer highways: an assessment of the Avahan prevention program among long distance truck drivers in India. BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 6):S15.
15 Assessment of the scale, coverage and outcomes of the Avahan HIV prevention program for female sex workers in Tamil Nadu, India: is there evidence of an effect?. BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 6):S3.
16 Condom use and prevalence of syphilis and HIV among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India-following a large-scale HIV prevention intervention. BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 6):S1.
17 Targeted intervention of the Avahan program and their association with their intermediate outcomes among female sex workers in Maharashtra, India. BMC Public Health 2011, 11(Suppl 6):S2.
18 Size estimation of injecting drug users (IDU) using multiplier method in five Districts of India. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 2012, 7:9.
19 Factors associated with history of drug use among female sex workers (FSW) in a high HIV prevalence state of India. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:273.
20 Integrated behavioral and biological assessment: methodological issues in social and behavioral research. Eastern Journal of Medicine, 16 (2011)107-112.
21 Factors associated with HIV among female sex workers in high HIV prevalence state of India. AIDS Care, 2012;24(3):369-76.
22 Prevalence of HIV, STIs and Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards HIV and STIs among Female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh. Indian J Med Res. 2011 October; 134(4): 470–475.
23 Successes and challenges of HIV prevention in men who have sex with men. Lancet. 2012 Jul 28;380(9839):388-99.
24 Decline in unprotected sex & sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers from repeated behavioural & biological surveys in three southern States of India. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
25 Index based mapping of high risk behaviours for HIV among female sex workers in India. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
26 Sexual activity as risk factor for hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission among the female sex workers in Nagaland. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
27 Recruitment of at-risk population through network based sampling: experiences from Maharashtra IBBA Round-I survey. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
28 Heterosexual risk behaviour among long distance truck drivers in India: Role of marital status. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
29 An exploratory analysis of spatial mobility of injection drug users in the northeast region of India. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
30 Factors associated with ever HIV testing among injecting drug users (IDUs) in two HIV high prevalent States of India. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
31 Spatial modeling of HIV prevalence among the clients of female sex workers in Tamil Nadu, south India. Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
32 The Integrated Behavioural & Biological Assessments - Tool for analysis & evaluation of trends in HIV epidemic (Editorial). Indian J Med Res 136, (Supplement) October 2012, pp 1-74.
33 An assessment of a large-scale HIV prevention programme for high-risk men who have sex with men and transgenders in Andhra Pradesh, India: using data from routine programme monitoring and repeated cross-sectional surveys. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002183 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002183.
34 Factors associated with use of latex condom-compatible lubricants by men who have sex with men in India: Implications for HIV prevention. Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, vol. 2013, Article ID 161085, 7 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/161085.
35 Increasing Condom use and declining STI prevalence among high-risk MSM and TGs: Evaluation of a large scale prevention program in Tamil Nadu, India. BMC Public Health 2013: 13: 857.
36 Association between frequent alcohol use and HIV-related sexual risk among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM): Findings from a Multi-site Bio-Behavioral Survey in India. AIDS Behav 2014; 18:1330-1338.
37 Exposure to HIV prevention programmes associated with improved condom use and uptake of HIV testing by female sex workers in Nagaland, Northeast India. BMC Pub Health 2013; 13: 476.
38 An assessment of an HIV Intervention among People Who Inject Drugs in the states of Manipur and Nagaland. International Journal of Drug Policy, 2014, Volume 25, Issue 5, Pages 853–864.
39 Increase in condom use and decline in prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among high-risk men who have sex with men and transgendered persons in Maharashtra, India: Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative. BMC Public Health 2014; 14: 784.
40 (KN) Self-report of STI symptoms, inconsistent condom use and condom non-use are poor predictors of STI prevalence among men who have sex with men. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research (To be published in June 2013).
41 (KN) Consistent condom use with regular, paying, and casual male partners and associated factors among men who have sex with men in Tamil Nadu, India: findings from an assessment of a large-scale HIV prevention program. BMC Public Health 2013; 13: 827.
42 (KN) Role of Community Group Exposure in Reducing Sexually Transmitted Infection Related Risk among Female Sex Workers in India. PLoS One 2013; 8: e78361.
43 (KN) Inconsistent condom use by male clients during anal intercourse with occasional and regular female sex workers (FSWs): survey findings from southern states of India. BMJ Open (accepted).