Course: The Next Wave: HIV, Human Rights and Men Who Have Sex With Men

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The Next Wave: HIV, Human Rights and Men Who Have Sex With Men

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Speakers:

Sonal Singh, Stefan Baral, and Gregorio Millett

Recorded:

May 2, 2011

Sponsored By:

The Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights
Department of Health, Behavior and Society



Description:

This symposium addresses the interesection of HIV and human rights, particularly as it relates to the population of men who have sex with men (MSM). The speakers approach the issues within a variety of geographic contexts, including Nepal, Africa, and the United States. The risk factors and outcome disparities introduced by human rights violations have a serious effect on prevention and treatment strategies used to combat the global spread of HIV. The research conducted by the speakers in this symposium sheds light on many of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.