RESEARCH April 2, 2012

Many men with undetectable HIV in blood still have low levels in their semen

One study examined 101 gay men in US city of Boston Although seminal viral load in these men was low (media 200 copies/ml), the researchers suggest that this is still enough to be one of the explanations for ongoing transmission in gay men despite a high proportion being on antiretroviral therapy. There was a very strong association with detectable HIV …

RESEARCH December 6, 2010

A review of the epidemiology of HIV infection and prevention responses among MSM in Asia

In the past few years, there has been increased concern about new, newly identified and resurging epidemics of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) on a global level. Against the background of low and declining adult HIV prevalence in most countries, MSM continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV infection. In Asia, MSM have 18.7 times …

SHOWCASE June 2, 2008

MSM in Asia Pacific: Critical HIV Research for Better Decision Making

Sex between men occurs in all countries and in all cultures. It is estimated that between 5-10 percent of all HIV infections worldwide have resulted from sex between men, however this figure varies considerably within countries and between regions. Despite information gaps regarding the impact of HIV on men who have sex with men (MSM), HIV prevalence among MSM wherever …