MMWR Article Examines Sex Differences In HIV Testing In 20 PEFPAR-Supported Sub-Saharan African Countries In 2019

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Sex Differences in HIV Testing — 20 PEPFAR-Supported Sub-Saharan African Countries, 2019
Bakary Drammeh of the Division of Global HIV & TB at the Center for Global Health at CDC and colleagues discuss sex differences in HIV testing across 20 PEPFAR-supported sub-Saharan African countries in 2019 and note that during the study period, “men [were] less likely to be tested for HIV than women and represented 37% of HIV-positive results. Although women were twice as likely to be tested for HIV, approximately one third of new cases identified occurred among men” (12/4).

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