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October 10, 2013

DPH HIV stats graphic showing the disproportionate impact of HIV infection on men of color

The Conundrum of Success

By | HIV/AIDS, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
In the last decade, Massachusetts has seen a 50% reduction in new HIV infections.  This is virtually unprecedented.  As we push forward into the next 10 years, we are presented with the very real idea that we could come very close to eliminating new infections in the state. Combining long-proven prevention tools like condoms, risk reduction and needle exchange with new tools like pre-exposure prophylaxis can help us get there, but only if our prevention strategies are coordinated to meet the needs of specific high-risk people in areas that are most affected by the epidemic.  People like gay and bisexual 
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