Dayanand G Satihal

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There is a widespread assumption in Northern Karnataka, India that HIV transmission is due to the large volume of male seasonal labour out-migration. In order to examine this issue, an ethnographic study was conducted in one of the Northern Karnataka districts using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. Findings indicate that migration does(More)
Current estimates place the number of people living with HIV in India at approximately five million. HIV/AIDS now considered as a major threat to India. The sentinel site data show that the epidemic has now spread from urban to rural areas and from individuals practicing risk behavior to the general population. Three sets of factors strongly influenced the(More)
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