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Half of African Migrants Living in France Acquired HIV While Living There

Half of African Migrants Living in France Acquired HIV While Living There

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Researchers from France presented new data at the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) that found nearly 50% of African migrants acquired their HIV infection post-migration. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE PRESENTATION. Another presentation at IAS 2015  found that nearly 1/3 of African migrants in King County, Seattle acquired their HIV infection post-migration. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE PRESENTATION   These results are a sounding alarm for the inclusion of migrants as a key population in domestic HIV responses, and support targeted investments and prevention strategies for African migrants in the Global North. These findings also highlight emerging local and national datasets that are building an evidence-base to inform migrant-based interventions.

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2016 African Black Diaspora Global Network Financial support for this initiative was made available by Core Funding - 2013153 from the Consortium of MSM and Transgender Networks by the Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund
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