- About this Journal
- Abstracting and Indexing
- Aims and Scope
- Article Processing Charges
- Articles in Press
- Author Guidelines
- Bibliographic Information
- Citations to this Journal
- Contact Information
- Editorial Board
- Editorial Workflow
- Free eTOC Alerts
- Publication Ethics
- Reviewers Acknowledgment
- Submit a Manuscript
- Subscription Information
- Table of Contents
Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 796192, 7 pages
Sexual Health and Men Who Have Sex with Men in Vietnam: An Integrated Approach to Preventive Health Care
1Department of Epidemiology, Hanoi Medical University, 1 Ton That Tung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
2Center for Research and Training on HIV/AIDS (CREATA), Hanoi Medical University, 1 Ton That Tung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Received 14 August 2012; Accepted 20 September 2012
Academic Editor: Thomas F. Kresina
Copyright © 2012 Le Minh Giang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- K. H. Mayer, J. B. Bradford, H. J. Makadon, R. Stall, H. Goldhammer, and S. Landers, “Sexual and gender minority health: What we know and what needs to be done,” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 98, no. 6, pp. 989–995, 2008.
- K. H. Mayer, L. G. Bekker, R. Stall, A. E. Grulich, G. Colfax, and J. R. Lama, “Comprehensive clinical care for men who have sex with men: an integrated approach,” The Lancet, vol. 380, no. 9839, pp. 378–387, 2012.
- P. S. Sullivan, A. Carballo-Diéguez, T. Coates et al., “Successes and challenges of HIV prevention in men who have sex with men,” The Lancet, vol. 380, pp. 388–399, 2012.
- S. Baral, F. Sifakis, F. Cleghorn, and C. Beyrer, “Elevated risk for HIV infection among men who have sex with men in low- and middle-income countries 2000–2006: a systematic review,” PLoS Medicine, vol. 4, no. 12, pp. 1901–1911, 2007.
- R. Stall and D. W. Purcell, “Intertwining epidemics: a review of research on substance use among men who have sex with men and its connection to the AIDS epidemic,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 181–192, 2000.
- F. van Griensven and J. W. de Lind van Wijngaarden, “A review of the epidemiology of HIV infection and prevention responses among MSM in Asia,” AIDS, vol. 24, supplement 3, pp. S30–S40, 2010.
- K. Stuart, “Asia Internet men who have sex with men sex survey,” Preliminary Report, Fridae, Singapore, 2010.
- S. H. Lim, T. E. Guadamuz, C. Wei, R. Chan, and S. Koe, “Factors associated with unprotected receptive anal intercourse with internal ejaculation among men who have sex with men in a large internet sample from Asia,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 1979–1987, 2012.
- K. Kulsudjarit, “Drug problem in southeast and southwest Asia,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 1025, pp. 446–457, 2004.
- B. E. Robinson, W. O. Bockting, B. R. S. Rosser, M. Miner, and E. Coleman, “The sexual health model: application of a sexological approach to HIV prevention,” Health Education Research, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 43–57, 2002.
- E. Coleman, “What is sexual health? Articulating a sexual health approach to HIV prevention for men who have sex with men,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 15, supplement 1, pp. S18–S24, 2011.
- M. Singer and S. Clair, “Syndemics and public health: reconceptualizing disease in bio-social context,” Medical Anthropology Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 423–441, 2003.
- D. Colby, T. T. Minh, and T. T. Toan, “Down on the farm: homosexual behavior, HIV risk and HIV prevalence in rural communities in Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam,” Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 84, pp. 439–443, 2008.
- T. A. Nguyen, H. T. Nguyen, G. T. Le, and R. Detels, “Prevalence and risk factors associated with HIV infection among men having sex with men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 476–482, 2008.
- National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and Family Health International, Results of Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveillance (IBBS) in Vietnam 2005-2006, Medical Publishing House, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2006.
- Ministry of Health and National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (MOH and NIHE), National Integrated HIV Bio-Behavioral Surveillance, Family Health International, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2009.
- D. J. Colby, “HIV knowledge and risk factors among men who have sex with men in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,” Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 80–85, 2003.
- D. J. Colby, “Results of research on MSW in Ho Chi Minh City,” Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2010.
- F. Jin, G. P. Prestage, L. Mao et al., “Incidence and risk factors for urethral and anal gonorrhoea and chlamydia in a cohort of HIV-negative homosexual men: the health in men study,” Sexually Transmitted Infections, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 113–119, 2007.
- L. M. Butler, D. H. Osmond, A. G. Jones, and J. N. Martin, “Use of saliva as a lubricant in anal sexual practices among homosexual men,” Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 162–167, 2009.
- CREATA, “Behavioral and Clinical indicators of HIV risk among men who sell sex in three cities in Vietnam,” in Proceedings of The 1st Research Seminar on LGBT Health, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2012.
- D. A. Ngo, M. W. Ross, H. Phan, E. A. Ratliff, T. Trinh, and L. Sherburne, “Male homosexual identities, relationships, and practices among young men WHO have sex with men in Vietnam: implications for HIV prevention,” AIDS Education and Prevention, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 251–265, 2009.
- R. Stall, T. C. Mills, J. Williamson et al., “Association of co-occurring psychosocial health problems and increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS among urban men who have sex with men,” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 93, no. 6, pp. 939–942, 2003.
- B. Mustanski, R. Garofalo, A. Herrick, and G. Donenberg, “Psychosocial health problems increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men: Preliminary evidence of a syndemic in need of attention,” Annals of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 37–45, 2007.
- C. O'Cleirigh, M. Mimiaga, S. A. Safren, R. Stall, and K. H. Mayer, “Synergistic effects of psychosocial and substance use problems on increased sexual transmission risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men,” in Proceedings of the XVIII International AIDS Conference, Vienna, Austria, 2010.
- H. Goldhammer and K. H. Mayer, “Focusing on sexual health promotion to enhance preventive behaviors among gay men and other men who have sex with men: report from a state-of-the-art conference,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 15, pp. S1–S8, 2011.
- L. N. Drumright, T. L. Patterson, and S. A. Strathdee, “Club drugs as causal risk factors for HIV acquisition among men who have sex with men: a review,” Substance Use and Misuse, vol. 41, no. 10–12, pp. 1551–1601, 2006.
- V. H. Tran, “Preliminary results of integrated biological and behavioral surveillance (IBBS) in Vietnam 2009-2010,” in The 4th National Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2010.
- N. B. Vu, K. P. Mulvey, S. Baldwin, and S. T. Nguyen, “HIV risk among drug-using men who have sex with men, men selling sex, and transgender individuals in Vietnam,” Culture, Health & Sexuality, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 167–180, 2012.
- M. C. Clatts, M. G. Le, L. A. Goldsamt, and H. Yi, “Male sex work and HIV risk among young heroin users in Hanoi, Vietnam,” Sexual Health, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 261–267, 2007.
- UNODC Vietnam, Amphetamine-Type Stimulants in Vietnam, UNODC Vietnam Country Office, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2012.
- D. W. Purcell, J. T. Parsons, P. N. Halkitis, Y. Mizuno, and W. J. Woods, “Substance use and sexual transmission risk behavior of HIV-positive men who have sex with men,” Journal of Substance Abuse, vol. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 185–200, 2001.
- L. S. Weinhardt and M. P. Carey, “Does alcohol lead to sexual risk behavior? findings from event-level research,” Annual Review of Sex Research, vol. 11, pp. 125–157, 2000.
- J. T. Parsons, K. J. Vicioso, J. C. Punzalan, P. N. Halkitis, A. Kutnick, and M. M. Velasquez, “The impact of alcohol use on the sexual scripts of HIV-positive men who have sex with men,” Journal of Sex Research, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 160–172, 2004.
- S. A. Safren, A. J. Blashill, and C. M. O'Cleirigh, “Promoting the sexual health of MSM in the context of comorbid mental health problems,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 15, pp. S30–S34, 2011.
- S. D. Cochran and V. M. Mays, “Relation between psychiatric syndromes and behaviorally defined sexual orientation in a sample of the US population,” American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 151, no. 5, pp. 516–523, 2000.
- T. G. M. Sandfort, R. de Graaf, R. V. Bijl, and P. Schnabel, “Same-sex sexual behavior and psychiatric disorders: findings from the Netherlands mental health survey and incidence study (NEMESIS),” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 85–91, 2001.
- S. D. Cochran, J. G. Sullivan, and V. M. Mays, “Prevalence of mental disorders, psychological distress, and mental health services use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults in the United States,” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 53–61, 2003.
- Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS), Understanding and Reducing Stigma Related to Men Who Have Sex With Men and HIV, Women Publishing House, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2010.
- “The Global Forum on MSM and HIV. Social discrimination against men who have sex with men (MSM),” http://www.msmgf.org/files/msmgf//Advocacy/Policy_Briefs/Stigma_EN_hi.pdf.
- B. N. Vu, P. Girault, B. V. Do, D. Colby, and L. T. B. Tran, “Male sexuality in Vietnam: the case of male-to-male sex,” Sexual Health, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 83–88, 2008.
- M. D. A. Thi, D. B. Brickley, D. T. N. Vinh et al., “A qualitative study of stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,” AIDS and Behavior, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. S63–S70, 2008.