STRIVE at AIDS 2012: Structural Interventions in India

23 July 2012
Alexandra Hyde

STRIVE partner KHPT is showcasing a wide range of research on structural drivers at AIDS 2012 this week. The poster presentations represent an extensive body of research in an Indian context, some of it conducted with STRIVE members at LSHTM.

The poster presentations highlight KHPT’s work with vulnerable populations such as female sex workers, and illustrate particular models of community mobilization. Posters include:

Monday 23 July

  • Pathways analysis for evaluating risk, vulnerability and service utilisation through structural intervention among female sex workers: a methodological exploration from south India, Ravi Prakash, Andrea Blanchard, Mohan HL, Shajy Isac, Parinita Bhattacharjee, BM Ramesh, Stephen Moses, James Blanchard

Tuesday 24 July

  • Need for specialized intervention program among non-paying intimate partners of female sex workers in India, Mahesh Doddamane , Raghavendra T, Gautam Sudhakar, Ravi Prakash, Shajy Isaac, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Stephen Moses

Thursday 25 July

  • Models of community mobilization among female sex workers within an empowerment framework: experiences from Karnataka, south India, Mallika Tharakan, Ramachandra Rao, Mohan HL, Parameshwara Holla, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Stephen Moses (KHPT)
  • Community mobilization and empowerment in relation to social transformation and HIV prevention among female sex workers In south India, Mohan HL, Shajy Isac, Andria Blanchard, Ramachandra Rao, Mallika Tharakan, Stephen Moses
  • Exposure to community mobilisation is associated with increased power, increased service use, increased condom use, and lower HIV and STI prevalence among female sex workers in Bellary district, south India, Tara Beattie, Parinita Bhattacharjee, Sudha Chandrashekar, H L Mohan, M Suresh, Dhanunjaya Rao, Shajy Isac, Lori Heise, BM Ramesh, Stephen Moses, Charlotte Watts

Poster presentations are held each day in the Poster Exhibition Area.

Search for other STRIVE poster presentations using the roadmap to AIDS 2012.