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AIDS 2012: The Lancet 2012 Special Theme Series: Men Who Have Sex with Men and HIV

AIDS 2012: The Lancet 2012 Special Theme Series: Men Who Have Sex with Men and HIV

For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are among the most heavily burdened groups for HIV infection, and for limited access to prevention, treatment and care in many settings. The Lancet MSM series will take account of the realities of the lives of MSM, the epidemiology of HIV among the highly diverse global communities of gay, bisexual, and other MSM, and their HIV prevention and other health care needs. The series includes seven linked, comprehensive reviews and five invited commentaries. The series reviews which will be presented in this session include: the Global Epidemiology of HIV among MSM, HIV Prevention, Caring for the Whole Man, Health Disparities for African Diaspora MSM, the Politics of Homophobia, Community Responses and Leadership, and a Call to Action for MSM and HIV.

Introduction

Global Epidemiology of HIV Among MSM

  • Dr. Stefan D. Baral, United States

Prevention Science Advances and Challenges for MSM

  • Patrick Sullivan, United States

Comprehensive Care in Health Services for MSM: Caring for the Whole Man

  • Kenneth Mayer, United States

Homophobia: What is It? What are its Effects? How Can it Be Reduced?

  • Dennis Altman, Australia

Community Participation in Research and Programmes

  • Gift Trapence, Malawi

MSM, HIV and Health Disparities

  • Gregorio Millett, United States

 Call to Action

  • Chris Collins, United States

Questions, Answers and Conclusion

Event Date

Jul 24, 2012