View Article. We describe the benefits and risks of using ICAs for providing information, coping-skills training, and social support for patients and for improving the consistency and quality of care given by physicians. The impact of meeting locations for men having sex with men on the risk for bacterial sexually transmitted infections: Analyses from a crosssectional online survey.
There is also the risk of inappropriate use of ICAs. Of 9, New York City men reporting a sexual identity, 12 percent reported sex with other men.
The authors were commissioned by the Division of Adolescent and School Health within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, to review carefully the research on these programs and to assess their impact on behavior. View Guidance PDF, 1.
Young men who have sex with men YMSM are increasingly using mobile smartphone applications "apps"such as Grindr, to meet sex partners. The report also articulates six major themes that community service providers identify as key to program success: addressing basic needs, creating a safe space, establishing and maintaining community trust, providing a range of integrated services, tailoring and revising services on an ongoing basis, and collecting process and outcome indicators.
Specifically, such approaches include sustained efforts to increase the use of condoms paired with water- and silicone-based lubricants; reduce the frequency of unprotected anal sex; and increase health-seeking behavior.
The adjusted multivariable logistic regression models stratified by HIV status are shown in Table 4. Does initiation of HIV antiretroviral therapy influence patterns of syringe lending among injection drug users?
Rates were higher among ethnic minority YMSM and men who accessed care at clinics. The case for expanding access to highly active antiretroviral therapy to curb the growth of the HIV epidemic. Other Affiliations:. Key factors in the acceptability of treatment as prevention TasP in Scotland: a qualitative study with communities affected by HIV.
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The Lancet July : These new technologies have generated quicker and easier modes for men who have sex with men to meet potential partners based on attraction and physical proximity. Actions are recommended that can be implemented in ways that are gradual, careful, built upon current positive efforts and good intents, and respectful of the varying contexts in which the Global Fund operates.
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