Tag: MSM sexual health

by Jason Wong, Physician Epidemiologist, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC; and, Linda Hoang, Medical Microbiologist, Laboratory Services, BCCDC; and, Troy Grennan, Medical Head, STI Clinic, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC; and, Carolyn Montgomery, Physician Sessional, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC; and, Sylvia Makaroff, Physician Sessional, Clinical Prevention Services; BCCDC Background Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infection… Read more »

Bathhouses are important venues in which to reach gay men and other men who have sex with men with risk reduction counselling. Bathhouse programs may be complementary to other MSM-focused programs in community-based organizations.       The Bathhouse and Mobile Know on the Go Mobile HIV Testing Projects provide sexual health services to gay… Read more »

Background Case reports are the basis of most sexually-transmitted infection (STI) reporting systems, but reliance on case data alone is limited by an inability to describe trends among key populations, such as gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Sentinel surveillance, in which disease monitoring is done at select sites when… Read more »