Thứ sáu, 01/11/2013 | 00:00

Formative research: Accessibility and utilization of HIV services by hidden IDU population in Hai Phong

The goal of this research is to enhance understanding of hidden status of IDU in terms of their HIV risk behaviors, and other health services in order to provide information for intervention activities targeting this population in Hai Phong.  This study is conduct in collaboration with RTI.

The aims are:

(1)   To describe the characteristics of hidden IDU population, including two groups: completely invisible group and half hidden in Hai Phong in order to identify the best strategies to reach this population,

(2)   To identify the barriers and emphasize advantageousfactors for hidden IDU population in health serviceutilization, especially addiction treatment and HIV treatment

(3)   To evaluate strategies for recruiting hidden IDU groups for future interventions.


For more details, please contact:

Vu Duc Viet, MD, MPH

Senior Reseach Scientist

The Center for Research and Training on HIV/AIDS, Hanoi Medical University

Room 605, Building A1, Hanoi Medical University, No.1A Ton That Tung, Dong Da, Hanoi