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The Global HIV Epidemics among Men Who Have Sex with Men (PDF 4.48MB)
This study provides the first comprehensive economic analysis of evidence that better HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) are shown to improve overall HIV epidemic control. It was conducted by World Bank in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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20 Years of HIV in Bangladesh: Experiences and Way ForwardCharacterizing the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa
Despite global progress in understanding the epidemiology of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), knowledge about the epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remains limited and subject to much controversy. In the more than 25 years since the discovery of HIV, no scientific study has provided a comprehensive, data-driven synthesis of the spread of HIV/AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) in the region.

Stigma, Discrimination Drive New HIV Infections in South AsiaTackling HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in South Asia describes how, despite widespread prevention and other efforts to reduce high-risk behaviors such as unprotected sex, buying and selling of sex, and injecting drug use, HIV vulnerability and risk remain high. The report says that HIV stigma is driving new infections in South Asia by marginalizing vulnerable groups.

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