The Role of HIV Providers in Secondary HIV Prevention

  • Author: W. David Hardy, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/16/18 (What's New)


  • Several strategies have been tested for their ability to reduce secondary transmission of HIV in special populations
  • Adolescents
    • Goal of interventions aimed at adolescents should be to[Lightfoot 2007]:
      • Increase self-care behaviors, medical adherence, and health-related interactions
      Older Patients
        Black Patients

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