HIV Surveillance in India: An Overview & Implications for Future

Divya Persai


HIV infection is one of the leading cause of death in India. Surveillance of risky behaviors as well as of HIV infection and its manifest diseases has provided a better understanding of the complex nature of the HIV epidemic in India, identifying multiple sub-epidemics unfolding at different rates in different populations. However, there is a scarcity of studies in Indian context which evaluates various surveillance activities in context of India. Present study aimed to analyze the HIV surveillance activities carried out in India till today.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *