Category Archives: Northern Africa

  1. Narrow Window To Avert HIV Epidemics Among MSM in Middle East and North Africa

    Via AIDSMap, by Michael Carter. HIV epidemics are emerging among men who have sex with men (MSM) in a number of Middle Eastern and North African countries, an international team of investigators report in the online journal PLoSMedicine. Prevalence of HIV was as high as 28% among some populations of MSM in Pakistan, and in 2008 over Read More >>

    discrimination, Egypt, HIV, LGBT rights, Middle East, MSM, Northern Africa, Pakistan, prevalence, risk, sexual behavior
  2. Sudan: Addressing an African Taboo, HIV Prevention with MSM

    via International AIDS Alliance [thanks to the Global Forum on MSM and HIV for putting this on the IRMA radar.] Talib Aboi stands in a small courtyard building in Juba, south Sudan. He talks to a group of men about HIV, telling them how to protect themselves by using a condom. He is a courageous, pragmatic man, Read More >>

    frica, gay men, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, MSM, Northern Africa, Sudan