Estimate of HIV prevalence and number of people living with HIV in India 2008–2009

@inproceedings{Pandey2012EstimateOH,
  title={Estimate of HIV prevalence and number of people living with HIV in India 2008–2009},
  author={Arvind Pandey and Damodar Sahu and Taoufi Bakkali and D. Sleeva Reddy and Srinivasa Raghavan Venkatesh and Shashi Kant and Madhulekha Bhattacharya and Y. Nissee Neelima Raj and Partha Sarathi Haldar and Deepak Bhardwaj and Nalini Chandra},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To update the estimation of the adult HIV prevalence and number of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in India for the year 2008-2009 with the combination of improved data and methods. DESIGN Based on HIV sentinel surveillance (HSS) data and a set of epidemiological assumptions, estimates of HIV prevalence and burden in India have been derived. SETTING HSS sites spread over all the States of India. PARTICIPANTS Secondary data from HSS sites which include attendees of antenatal… CONTINUE READING
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