Reaching Out at the Source: Making the Case for Focused HIV Interventions in Migrant Source Areas in Uttar Pradesh
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Migration is a significant livelihood and survival strategy for millions of people around the world, particularly for those living in poor and underdeveloped regions.1 In India, one out of every five individuals is a migrant.2 The state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) is home to over 166 million people, of which nearly one third (31%) live below the poverty line. UP has the highest net out-migration in India (-2.6 million annually). 3 Data show that both inter-district and inter-state male migration in and from UP have been on a steady rise since the 1980s.
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|Keywords:||Prevention, MARPs (IDU, SW, MSM), Treatment|