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Opportunities to Improve AIDS Prevention Practice Among Men Who Have Sex with Men

  • Ron Stall
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    Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Ron Stall, PhD, MPH, Graduate School of Public Health, 111 Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh PA 15261.
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    Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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      The systematic review by Herbst and colleagues
      • Herbst J.
      • Beeker C.
      • Mathew A.
      • et al.
      The effectiveness of individual-, group-, and community-level HIV behavioral risk-reduction interventions for adult men who have sex with men: a systematic review.
      in this supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that theory-based AIDS prevention programs can reduce risk for HIV transmission among men who have sex with men (MSM) and so save lives. The literature summarized in the Herbst et al.
      • Herbst J.
      • Sherba R.
      • Crepaz N.
      • et al.
      HIVAIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Team
      A meta-analytic review of HIV behavioral interventions for reducing sexual risk behavior of men who have sex with men.
      • Johnson W.
      • Hedges L.
      • Diaz R.
      review—supported by a set of independent meta-analyses—demonstrates that if the prevention efforts described in this review were given widespread use they could become important tools in the AIDS prevention armamentarium.
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