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Prevention of HIV infection among homosexual men

John Bertha Franciscus de Wit

Prevention of HIV infection among homosexual men

behavior change and behavioral determinants = Preventie van HIV infectie onder homoseksuele mannen : gedragsverandering en gedragsdeterminanten

by John Bertha Franciscus de Wit

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Published by Thesis Publishers in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention.,
  • Gay men -- Diseases -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreventie van HIV infectie onder homoseksuele mannen.
    StatementJohn Bertha Franciscus de Wit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 W587 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1158381M
    ISBN 109051702477
    LC Control Number94136017

    Medical professionals and scientists recommend treatment or prevention of other infections such as herpes, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, human papillomavirus, syphilis, gonorrhea, and tuberculosis .   Outcome 1. The community prevalence of viraemia is defined as the proportion of gay and bisexual men (diagnosed and undiagnosed) with a viral load of ≥ RNA copies/mm 3.A viral load of ≥ was selected as this is a commonly-used clinical marker of viral suppression and a recent meta-analysis found no transmission of HIV among Cited by: 4.

    Additional research is needed to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the unique sexual behaviors and lived experience of MSMW as a group in order to better inform HIV prevention efforts. The purpose of this paper is to summarize existing data and discuss strategies to reduce HIV acquisition and transmission among .   man who has sex with both men and women; or; heterosexual man or woman who does not regularly use condoms during sex with partners of unknown HIV status who are at very high risk of HIV infection (for example, people who inject drugs or women who have bisexual male partners). Take PEP within 72 hours after a possible HIV .

    The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized among homosexual men in the United States in While initially limited, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV. Men overall accounted for 76% of all adults and adolescents living with HIV infection at the end of in the United States, and 80% (38,) of the estima new HIV infections. 69% of men living with HIV were gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.


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Prevention of HIV infection among homosexual men by John Bertha Franciscus de Wit Download PDF EPUB FB2

This chapter reviews the evidence base for the efficacy of AIDS prevention programs among gay men in the United States and describes a set of agenda items that might be expected to increase the effectiveness of AIDS prevention efforts among American gay men.

HIV prevention work can sometimes lack a cutting-edge, street-smart quality that directly addresses the specific prevention needs of gay men. HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men. Ingay and bisexual men made up an estimated 2% of the U.S. population, but accounted for 70% of new HIV infections.

Approximatelysexually active gay and bisexual men are at high risk for HIV. Most gay and bisexual men get HIV from having anal sex without using condoms or without taking medicines to prevent or treat HIV. Anal sex is the riskiest type of sex for getting HIV or passing it on to others (called HIV transmission).

Homophobia. 10 Updating HIV prevention with gay men: current challenges and opportunities to advance health among gay men Ron Stall, Amy Herrick, Thomas E. Guadamuz and Mark S.

Friedman 1 1 Reducing sexual risk behavior among men and women with HIV infection Jean L. Richardson and Tracey E. Wilson 12 Injection drug use and HIV.

References. Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM) represent approximately 2% of the U.S. population (1), yet inMSM accounted for 70% of all diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection Cited by: FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has been a tremendous burden on Black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States.

Black MSM account for an increasingly large proportion of AIDS cases and have the highest rates of AIDS mortality among MSM. 1–4 HIV prevalence and incidence rates are disproportionately high among. In the third decade of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS pandemic, we face a painful reality—although men who have sex with men (MSM) were among the first affected populations and, in wellresourced countries, communities of MSM were pioneers in prevention of HIV infection and behavior change, there is now evidence of multiple reemerging epidemics of HIV infection among Cited by: HIV prevention practice among gay men is based on the assumption that all gay men want to avoid HIV transmission every time that they have sex.

While this might seem a reasonable assumption at face value, absolute sexual safety may not be the most overriding concern of gay men Cited by: The Global Epidemiology of HIV Infection among Men who have Sex with Men Article Literature Review in The Lancet () July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Use of crystal methamphetamine (crystal) among gay and bisexual men (GBM) has been associated with condomless anal intercourse with casual partners (CLAIC) and HIV infection. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and undetectable viral load (UVL) are important biomedical HIV prevention strategies.

We investigate the relationship between crystal use and HIV. Of these, 97% are receiving treatment. And of these, 97% are, as a result, undetectable, meaning they cannot transmit the virus.

Among gay and bisexual men, transmissions of HIV have. Background Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at risk of HIV and are an important population to monitor and ameliorate combination prevention efforts.

Aim To estimate HIV prevalence and identify factors associated with frequent HIV testing (≥ 2 HIV tests in the last year) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use among. Among males, the proportion of deaths among HL cases that were due to HIV infection was particularly high among 30–39 and 40–49 year-olds (% and %, respectively), and non-Hispanic blacks.

HIV testing and risk behaviors among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men - United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is high among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.

Introduction. Limited large-scale epidemiological studies of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) exist in resource-limited settings (RLS) as these HIV epidemics have been driven predominantly by heterosexual transmission, MSM are stigmatized, and homosexual sex is a punishable offence in 82 countries worldwide[].Curbing the HIV epidemic among.

Addressing HIV prevalence among gay men and drug users in Thailand. After successfully decreasing HIV infection rates among sex workers, attempts to replicate that success among. Worldwide, a man's risk of HIV infection is 19 times greater if he has sex with other men than if he doesn't.

Taken regularly, the recommended pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP—a single Author: Cari Romm. Walt Odets is a clinical psychologist and author who has written about the early development, psychological and social experiences of gay men and their communities. His earlier writing focused on the lives of men living in and surviving the early AIDS epidemic.

The spring issue of Positive Impact Journal called Odets "an important voice in the AIDS education and prevention. HIV prevalence had remained the same from to ( percent). By HIV prevalence had declined to percent, with 75 percent having access to antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Thailand's early cases of HIV/AIDS occurred primarily among gay men. The findings appear in the July 20 issue of The Lancet, along with several other studies that examine the prevalence of HIV -- the virus that causes AIDS -- in gay and bisexual men and offer suggestions about prevention.

Two studies examined the higher risk of HIV infection among black men. A study finds that a vivid online game-and-soap-opera program dramatically cut the rates of sexually transmitted infections among young gay and bisexual men compared to standard sex ed .OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS AMONG MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN AND TRANSGENDER PEOPLE xuality, Male.

infections - ethnology. ly transmitted diseases - ethnol- Individual-level behavioural interventions for the prevention of HIV infection Community-level behavioural interventions for the prevention .Introduction. Although the number of new HIV infections has declined, as of women constituted almost half (49%) of the world's 34 million people with HIV infection.[] Progress in reducing HIV transmission and acquisition among .