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The objectives of the current national study were to determine the rates of self-reported circumcision among South African men and, more imp...Download this report
2014 The association between ethnic identity and condom use among young men in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa
This article reports on the association between ethnic identity and condom use among Black African men in the rural areas of the Eastern Cap...
2014 Effects of a community intervention on HIV prevention behaviors among men who experienced childhood sexual or physical abuse in four African settings: findings from NIMH Project Accept (HPTN 043)
There is increased focus on HIV prevention with African men who report experiencing childhood sexual (CSA) or physical abuse (CPA). The obje...Download this report
2014 Exploring repeat HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Despite the high prevalence of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM) and the general adult population in South Africa, there is little d...