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US: Racial gap exists when docs talk to patients about HIV meds

Conversations between doctors and patients about taking HIV medication as prescribed may differ depending on the patient’s race or ethnicity, research shows. Providers talked more with minority patients than with whites about adherence and tended to give directives rather than engage in problem solving.

29 January 2014
The paradox of HIV in black MSM in the US – very high infection rates despite no more risky sex and more precautions

A new meta-analysis, presented to the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) on Tuesday, shows that the exceptionally high rates of HIV infection seen in black

25 July 2012
Roger Pebody
Australia: Aborigines Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates High

Aborigines suffer far higher rates of sexually transmitted disease than other Australians. But the HIV infection rate is not much higher than Australia's national average.

29 September 2011
Huffington Post
Kenya: Stigma Keeps Asian Population from Accessing HIV Services

When 20-year-old Jenna,* a Kenyan of Asian descent, told her family two years ago she had tested positive for HIV, they forced her to terminate her pregnancy, forbad her to seek treatment and kept her locked in the house because of the shame she had brought on the family.

10 March 2011
Asian gay men’s sex survey reports high levels of sex without condoms

The world’s second-largest sex survey of men who have sex with men, focusing mainly on men in East and Southeast Asia, has found that 46%

13 January 2010
Gus Cairns
Ethnic minority gay men in UK have very different rates of HIV infection despite similar behaviours

The largest study to date on ethnic minority gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK has found significant variations

14 August 2008
Gus Cairns
Lack of sexual health knowledge amongst teenage black and minority ethnic Londoners 'cause for concern'

Teenage black and minority ethnic (BME) schoolchildren in London have lower sexual health knowledge levels compared to their British white counterparts, according to research conducted

24 May 2006
Edwin J. Bernard
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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