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African Men Need To Be Greater Focus Of HIV Treatment, Prevention Strategies, IPS Reports

Inter Press Service: AIDS Response Is Leaving African Men Behind
“Mention gender inequality in AIDS and the fact that more women than men live with HIV pops up. But another, rarely spoken about gendered difference is proving lethal to men with HIV. Research reveals that, across Africa, men have lower rates of HIV testing, enrollment on antiretroviral treatment, adherence, viral load suppression, and survival than women…” (Gathigah, 12/12).

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