Tag: HIV

Study finds non-disclosure of HIV Serostatus common among India female sex workers

Contact: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, gina.digravio@bmc.org (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) in partnership with Indian researchers and HIV positive networks groups, have found that in India, non-disclosure of HIV serostatus to sex partners among both HIV-infected female sex workers (FSWs) and HIV-infected clients of FSWs is exceedingly common. These findings currently […]

Researchers find alcohol plays no role in disclosing HIV status among Russians

Contact: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, gina.digravio@bmc.org (Boston) — Disclosure of HIV positive serostatus to sexual partners is considered an important public health goal to prevent new infections. Disclosure can motivate sex partners to make informed choices and change behavior through negotiation of safer sex practices. It might also prompt partner testing and counseling. A team of […]