October 20, 2010
First Cuban MSM HIV Prevention Initiative Turns 10
An HIV prevention initiative in Cuba for men who have sex with men (MSM) that launched 10 years ago is now applied in 14 provinces in the country through a total of 1,700 health workers providing community outreach, IPS reports. It was the first initiative educating MSM in Cuba about HIV, which advocates say caused them to encourage each other to practice safer sex. In Cuba, eight out of 10 HIV-positive people are men, and more than 80 percent of this group identify as MSM.
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