HIV hot-spot mapping and situational analysis along the Kampala-Juba Transport Route

Author/s: Alan Ferguson, Kelsi Kriitmaa
Year:
Language: English
Publication Type: Report(External)

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Description

The study can be viewed as a contribution to baseline knowledge of the epidemiology of STI and HIV on a fast-developing transport corridor and is intended to guide future research and targeted programme planning. The study concentrated on sex workers and their clients, truck drivers, as well as health facilities, pharmacists, private clinicians, employers, NGO staff, and bar lodging establishments.

Content:

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Analysis: truck census, health facilities, health-seeking bahaviour of truckers, estimated numbers of female sex workers, bar and lodging census, female sex worker diaries, mapping of stopovers
  • Discussion: study limitations
  • Conclusion and recommendations
Publisher
International Organization for Migration