Prakash Narayanan

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BACKGROUND Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative, implemented a large HIV prevention programme across six high HIV prevalence states amongst high risk groups consisting of female sex workers, high risk men who have sex with men, transgenders and injecting drug users in India. Utilization of the clinical services, health seeking behaviour and trends in syndromic(More)
BACKGROUND Female sex workers (FSWs) in India are provided a standardised package of clinical interventions for management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A study was conducted among FSWs at known high STI prevalence sites to determine the effectiveness of the service package. METHODS A cohort of FSW clinic attendees in two cities, Hyderabad(More)
BACKGROUND Men who have sex with men (MSM) who also report transactional sex (male sex workers or MSWs) are known to be at higher risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The study aimed to profile socio-demographic characteristics and risk factors associated with high HIV prevalence among MSWs. METHODS A cross-sectional study was(More)
Research work is carried out to design and optimize video transcoding using Hadoop. Cloud computing became quite a mature technology and is being adopted for every kind of applications in the real world; video transcoding is one of them. In this project, I propose a Hadoop Map Reduce based Distributed Video Transcoding System in a cloud computing(More)
This paper discusses some specific circuit, and analog DFT techniques and methodologies used in integrated power management (PM) systems to overcome challenges of mixed-signal SoC qualification. They are mainly targeted at achieving the following: 1. Enabling the robust digital and system level test and burn-in (BI) with external supplies by disabling the(More)
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