Mobile Clinics in India Take to the Road: Bringing HIV Testing and Counseling and STI Services to Those Most at Risk
In India, most new HIV infections are concentrated in specific groups within the population and in certain areas of the country. To effectively reach most-at-risk populations, including sex workers, people who inject drugs and men-who-have sex with men, the Mumbai-based Avert Society is working with other nongovernmental organizations in five districts of Maharashtra to deliver HIV and STI testing via mobile testing clinics. Although the mobile clinic program is less than a year old, it has shown promising results to date. JSI/AIDSTAR-One Project. 2011.
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