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)


  • HIV prevention interventions in HIV clinics targeting individuals with HIV significantly reduce unprotected sex and acquisition of STDs (Table 4)[Crepaz 2006]
  • Interventions with a shorter duration (< 1 month) have been found more effective in reducing the reported frequency of UAI among MSM than longer interventions[Johnson 2008b]
  • Interventions that focused on the development of personal skills, such as carrying condoms, appear more effective

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