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HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, perceived benefits, and risks of HIV testing among pregnant women in rural Southern India.
The rising prevalence of HIV among pregnant women in rural India is of great concern. Prenatal voluntary counseling and HIV testing (VCT) is critical to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIVExpand
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Cross-Sectional Population-Based Study of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding HIV/AIDS in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka, India
Objective: To assess HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices among the general population in South India. Methods: The 1669 participants (834 males, 835 females) aged 19-49 years wereExpand
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An Advanced Crypto Based Security System for Medical Image/Data Transfer
The protection of data is of at most importance in the medical field to boost the telemedicine applications. There is a need of robust and secure mechanism to transfer the medical images over theExpand
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Compress-Encrypt Video Steganography
Preserving the secrecy of confidential information has its own importance right from the early era of computing. Steganography is the art of hiding the messages inside other harmless medium in such aExpand
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Latent Fingerprint Enhancement Using Sparse Representation
Fingerprint recognition is the most widely used biometric to identify individuals. Latent fingerprint identification is of critical importance in criminal investigation. The system is focused on theExpand
A Biometric Based Hybrid Approach to Secure End to End Communication with Symmetric Key Cryptography
This work is motivated from the urge to develop a sound crypto biometric system that is free from concerns such as privacy of biometrics, sharing of biometric data between communicating parties,Expand