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Thread #152273   Message #3562023
Posted By: akenaton
27-Sep-13 - 06:16 PM
Thread Name: BS: Why I am gone
Subject: RE: BS: Why I am gone
Hi Eliza, You may find this helpful in your understanding of the issue.

In a compelling plenary session, The Global MSM HIV Epidemic: Time to Act Exit Disclaimer, Chris Beyrer Exit Disclaimer, MD, MPH, of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health noted that MSM around the world have markedly higher HIV prevalence rates than the general population of reproductive-aged adults. This is true in every region of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, which has the highest HIV prevalence rate among MSM. (For more on the global epidemiology of HIV in MSM, see this study published by Dr. Beyrer and colleagues in The Lancet, 2012 Exit.