Global HIV rates among men who have sex with men (MSM) aresoaring, according to a Johns Hopkins/World Bank study of HIV epidemics amongMSM worldwide in 2010. According to a statement from the Global Forum on MSM& HIV (MSMGF), HIV prevalence rates among MSM were as high as 21.4 percentin Malawi, 13.8 percent in Peru and 23 percent in Thailand. The study alsoshowed that increasing HIV care among MSM would lead to overall declines in HIVepidemics among general populations.

To read the MSMGF statement, click here.