Journal article

"Getting to Zero" Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China: a Review of the HIV Care Continuum

Tiarney D Ritchwood, Jiayu He, M Kumi Smith, Weiming Tang, Jason J Ong, Asantewa Oduro, Noluthando Ntlapo, Joseph D Tucker



PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the literature on progress towards UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for HIV prevention and treatment among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. RECENT FINDINGS: China has made progress towards UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets among MSM. However, socio-structural barriers, including HIV-related stigma and homophobia, persist at each stage of the HIV care continuum, leading to substantial levels of attrition and high risk of forward HIV transmission. Moreover, access to key prevention tools, such as pre-exposure prophylaxis, is still limited. Multilevel interventions, many using digital intervention, have been shown effective in pragmatic randomized controlled trials in China. ..

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