BMJ — Immediately after completion of the baseline survey, ICRH commenced implementation of interventions for male sex workers in Mombasa. Am J Public Health — The focus of future studies should be on the role of preventive use of retroviral drugs in the containment of the HIV epidemic.
Conducting research in Kenya with MSM is no longer a lonely affair or the exclusive domain of foreign white investigators, as a number of heterosexual and gay Kenyan men and women are leading several research activities and service programs. Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Download: PPT. I cannot go to visit my children at their schools because some of the teachers are also my clients and then that will stigmatize my children. Methods We analyzed data from two surveys undertaken among male sex workers who sell sex to men in Mombasa.
Based on this information, peer educators were trained in HIV prevention, basic counseling skills, and distribution of condoms and lubricants. There is a need to gain a better understanding of the latter given that sexual networks of men who have sex with men in Kenya also include women from the general population .
Lastly, whilst we attempted to address repeat participation in the surveys by controlling for year of the survey in logistic regression analyses, it must still be noted that combining both surveys may have also resulted in overestimation or underestimation of frequencies. A structured Older Gay Men Mombasa administered by trained interviewers was used to collect information on socio-demographic characteristics, sexual behaviors, HIV and STI knowledge, and health service usage.
Methods Study sites Research activities took place in Nairobi and Mombasa, which are respectively the first and second largest cities in Kenya. Mwendwa's clientele varies from high profile people in Kenya, to day to day people on the street.
Sex Transm Dis 35 8 : — Therefore, much of the MSM research from the s and s focused primarily on gay populations in western or developed countries Stall et al.