– ‘On the map: Ensuring Africa’s place in Rectal Microbicide Research and Advocacy ‘the result of an intensive two-day consultations with more than 40 African and allies, which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in early December 2011 is carried out. It calls for a series of activities related to research and community mobilization fully engage fully engage Africans, including a knowledge, attitudes and behavior study on anal sex, advocacy for increased condom compatible lubricant access, communication and educational activities.. ‘Our diverse sexualities in Africa should defined not be only by avoiding tools that we have available HIV prevention tools to make our sexuality needs to be adjusted.
But a growing body of evidence tells us very clearly, African context,d anal sex is done across the continent. And and gay men, other men who have sex with men and transgender people unprotected anal sex is not uncommon in Africa, he continued, and compared to unprotected vaginal intercourse, it is 10 to 20 times more frequent result in HIV infection. We definitely need to be concerned about this. .. The report can be found here:*A cornerstone of the IRMA Project ARM initiative, outlines the strategy document African advocates, researchers and global allies developed priorities for action to ensure Africa fully engaged in rectal microbicide research and advocacy activities, including the integration of secure anal sex messaging in HIV prevention programs.The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Centers of Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research funded the research. K along through researchers from Lake Superior State University, University of Michigan, Ohio State University, Colorado State University and of NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory.