Category Archives: Mexico

  1. Strategies and ethical considerations for the recruitment of young men who have sex with men: challenges of a vaccination trial in Mexico

    Via PubMed.gov by Gutiérrez-Luna A, Angeles-Llerenas A, Wirtz VJ, Del Río AA, Zamilpa-Mejía L, Aranda-Flores C, Viramontes JL, Lazcano-Ponce E. BACKGROUND:The importance of recruiting and retaining study participants from minority groups is well recognized; however, there are no established rules for recruitment as its success depends on the setting and population. PURPOSE: To describe and analyze recruitment Read More >>

    clinical trials, HPV, Mexico, minority, MSM
  2. URGENT – Please help a young gay Mexican be released from detention

    Friends, My colleagues and I are urgently trying to raise $3,000 to get a young gay Mexican man released from detention, where he’s being beaten and abused by other inmates. More details follow: Jose is a 21 year old gay Mexican who is currently detained by U.S. immigration authorities in Chicago. When Jose was 15, a close Read More >>

    gay men, Global Equality Network, Heartland Alliance, homophobia, homosexuality, LGBT rights, Mexico
  3. Caught by the paparazzi at AIDS 2008

    These are only a few of the many pics we have snapped of IRMA members and friends (and protests and speakers and other exciting stuff) at AIDS 2008 in Mexico City. In the next week or so we will have ALL the photos uploaded into a complete set for your viewing pleasure… Until then, we hope you Read More >>

    AIDS 2008, IRMA, Mexico, Mexico City
  4. Click ‘n Learn – “Making Anal Sex Safer for MSM in the Developing World”

    Today IRMA presented our workshop – Making Anal Sex Safer for MSM in the Developing World. It was featured at “The Invisible Men: Gay Men and Other MSM in the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic” – the pre-conference for MSM prior to the 2008 International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, organized by the Global Forum for MSM and HIV. Read More >>

    advocacy, AIDS 2008, anal sex, behavioral research, click 'n learn, Global Forum on MSM and HIV, Mexico, Mexico City, presentation, rectal microbicide, research
  5. JOIN US – A Conversation with Author Elizabeth Pisani in Mexico City

    Caucus for Evidence-Based Prevention and International Rectal Microbicide Advocates cordially invite you to join uson the occasion of theXVII International AIDS Conference for A Conversation with AuthorElizabeth Pisani Monday, August 4, 2008,6:30-8:00 pmat the Hotel Camino Real Mexico in the Guanajuato Room. The Hotel Camino Real is located in the Polanco area of Mexico City on Mariano Read More >>

    AIDS 2008, anal sex, Elizabeth Pisani, IRMA, Mexico, Mexico City, sex work
  6. AIDS2008.com – Your Community Connection to the 2008 International AIDS Conference

    AIDS2008.com is an independent community resource sponsored by Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project (CHAMP) for the 2008 International AIDS Conference. From July 21 through the end of the conference, AIDS2008.com will be a home for community bloggers and other journalists reporting from and about the plenaries, workshops, sessions, exhibits, and satellite/affiliated events at the XVII International AIDS Conference. Read More >>

    advocacy, AIDS 2008, Mexico, Mexico City
  7. Your Roadmap to XVII International AIDS Conference

    XVII International AIDS Conference – Mexico City – August 3-8, 2008 The International AIDS Conference is held every two years, and in 2008 will take place in México City, México. The conference brings together nearly 25,000 activists, researchers, policymakers and government officials, making it the largest regular conference on any health or development issue. The 2008 conference Read More >>

    AIDS 2008, Mexico, Mexico City, new prevention technologies