Today, CDC released a new study of HIV prevalence and unrecognized infection among men who have sex with men (MSM) in 21 major U.S. cities, based on an analysis of data from the 2008 National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS). Overall, researchers found that approximately one in five (19 percent) MSM was infected with HIV and nearly half (44 percent) of those men were unaware of their infection.
NCHHSTP Leadership Blog about HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Select Month: September 2010
September 23rd, 2010 12:12 pm ET - Kevin Fenton
September 16th, 2010 1:21 pm ET - Guest Author
By Gustavo Aquino, MPH, Associate Director for Program Integration
Over the next three years, CDC will award almost $6.2 million to health departments in six demonstration project areas to accelerate prevention through program collaboration and service integration (PCSI) for HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. PCSI is a critical strategic priority for CDC, and we are working through this strategy to improve the health of those suffering from more than one of these diseases.
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