Category Archives: Ethnoracial communities

Engaging young Black males in sexual and reproductive health care: A review of the literature

2022

Young Black males (YBM) ages 18 to 24 years are more at risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and have a substantially greater need for sexual reproductive health (SRH)...

A systematic review of factors critical for HIV health literacy, ART adherence and retention in care in the U.S. for racial and ethnic minorities

2022

Despite advances in antiretroviral treatment (ART), the HIV epidemic persists in the United States (U.S.), with inadequate adherence to treatment and care a major barrier to ending the epidemic. Health...

Reproductive decision-making of Black women living with HIV: A systematic review

2022

BACKGROUND: Black women living with HIV account for a higher proportion of new HIV diagnoses than other groups. These women experience restricted access to reproductive services and inadequate support from...

A systematic review exploring racial disparities, social determinants of health, and sexually transmitted infections in Black women

2022

OBJECTIVE: To explore and describe racial disparities, the role of social determinants of health, and individual risk behaviors among Black women as related to sexual health and/or sexually transmitted infections...

Pre-exposure prophylaxis interventions among Black sexual minority men: A systematic literature review

2022

BACKGROUND: Interventions to promote HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among Black sexual minority men (BSMM) are especially important, given the disproportionate HIV incidence and relatively low uptake of PrEP among BSMM....

Impact of HIV/AIDS on African-born Women Living in the United States: a Systematic Review

2022

BACKGROUND: There is paucity of surveillance data about African-born women (ABW) living with HIV/AIDS in the USA. Out of the 50 US states, only Washington state and Minnesota report HIV...

Risk factors for COVID-19 mortality among people living with HIV: A scoping review

2022

People living with HIV (PLWH) are particularly vulnerable to worsened outcomes of COVID-19. Therefore, the purpose of this work was to provide a scoping review of the literature to assess...

HIV care continuum interventions for Black men who have sex with men in the USA

2021

Disparities persist along the HIV care continuum among Black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the USA. As part of an initiative funded by the Health Resources and...

Social media & PrEP: A systematic review of social media campaigns to increase PrEP awareness & uptake among young Black and Latinx MSM and women

2021

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been shown to be highly effective at reducing the risk of HIV. Despite efforts to employ various social marketing strategies to promote PrEP among young people...

Are psychosocial interventions effective at increasing condom use among Black men? A systematic review

2021

Black men experience a disproportionate burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United Kingdom (UK). STIs can seriously affect the health and well-being of affected individuals. With condoms effective...

Best practices of using online and geosocial network applications to provide HIV and sexual health information to young newcomer men who have sex with men

2021

There is a high HIV incidence among young gay men and other men who have sex with men in countries such as China in recent years. Evidence shows that HIV...

Characterising HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes in the Middle East and North Africa: Systematic review and data synthesis

2021

This article reviews HIV/AIDS knowledge and attitudes in various population groups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and highlights their relevance to HIV epidemiology and the design and...

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