The impact of out-migrants and out-migration on the HIV/AIDS epidemic: a case study from south-west India.

@article{Deering2008TheIO,
  title={The impact of out-migrants and out-migration on the HIV/AIDS epidemic: a case study from south-west India.},
  author={Kathleen Deering and Peter Vickerman and Stephen Ogu Moses and Banadakoppa Manjappa Ramesh and James Frederick Blanchard and Marie-Claude Boily},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 Suppl 5},
  pages={S165-81}
}
OBJECTIVE Seasonal migration may be an important driver of the HIV epidemic in India; however, migrant sexual behaviour data are limited. This study assessed the extent to which migration could explain heterogeneity in HIV prevalence in Bagalkot district, in Karnataka state, India, examining important migration-related risk factors for HIV transmission and implications for prevention. DESIGN We used mathematical modelling to explore the potential impact of different seasonal migration… CONTINUE READING