Journal article

Providing competent, comprehensive and inclusive sexual health services for men who have sex with men in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review

Cedric H Bien-Gund, Peipei Zhao, Bolin Cao, Weiming Tang, Jason J Ong, Stefan D Baral, Jose A Bauermeister, Li-Gang Yang, Zhenzhou Luo, Joseph D Tucker

Sexual Health | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2019

Abstract

Although men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV and other sexually transmissible infections, sexual health services for MSM in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) remain under-resourced and are poorly understood. A scoping review of literature on MSM sexual health in LMIC was conducted in order to identify key clinical services and gaps in knowledge. Three databases were searched, in addition to hand-reviewing key journals and bulletins, to identify literature with a focus on MSM sexual health. Key services related to providing care to MSM in LMIC that emerged from our review are described. These services include creation of safe and confidential clinic en..

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