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EDITORIAL

2020, sexually transmissible infections and HIV in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

Christopher K. Fairley A B H , Garett Prestage C , Kyle Bernstein D , Kenneth Mayer E and Mark Gilbert F G
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A Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Vic. 3053, Australia.

B Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic. 3004, Australia.

C Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia.

D Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

E Department of Global Health and Population, Fenway Community Health Center, 1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

F BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada.

G School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

H Corresponding author. Email: cfairley@mshc.org.au

Sexual Health 14(1) 1-4 https://doi.org/10.1071/SH16220
Submitted: 22 November 2016  Accepted: 17 January 2017   Published: 7 February 2017

Abstract

This editorial accompanies a series of papers dealing with this watershed period for HIV and sexually transmissible infections (STI) infections in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBM). We are delighted to share with you the views of some international opinion leaders on what the future may hold and what challenges lie ahead. In this issue of the Journal, authors describe current HIV and STI incidence among GBM and predict the future.

Additional keywords: pre-exposure prophylaxis, treatment as prevention.


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