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)

Summary

  • Interventions specifically designed for black patients are needed because of the disproportionate burden of HIV infection in this population
  • A couples-focused intervention incorporating Afrocentric cultural values has been shown to increase condom use vs an individual-focused intervention in HIV-serodiscordant black couples[El-Bassel 2010]

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