HIV and syphilis prevalence and associated risk factors among fishing communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda

Gershim Asiki, Juliet Mpendo, Andrew Abaasa, Collins Agaba, Annet Nanvubya, Leslie Nielsen, Janet Seeley, Pontiano Kaleebu, Heiner Grosskurth, Anatoli Kamali

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Abstract

This fishing population characterised by a very high HIV prevalence, high syphilis prevalence and frequently reported sexual risk behaviours, urgently needs improved STI services and targeted behavioural interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511-515
Number of pages5
JournalSexually Transmitted Infections
Volume87
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2011

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