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HIV awareness of outgoing female migrant workers of Bangladesh: A pilot study

Islam, Md Mofizul; Conigrave, Katherine; Miah, Md. Shahjahan; Kalam, K. A.

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Female migrant workers face a growing scale of unsafe migration, which increases their risk of HIV. Despite this, increasing numbers of women are migrating from Bangladesh to other countries as contractual workers. The aim of the study is to establish a baseline for the socio-demographic status of female migrant workers and the extent of their HIV/AIDS awareness along with the factors that determine it, and to discuss the need for effective HIV awareness programmes. During June-July 2008 data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80923
Source: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health
DOI: 10.1007/s10903-010-9329-5

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