'PrEP should be for men only': Young heterosexual men's views on PrEP in rural South Africa.

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Summary of "'PrEP should be for men only': Young heterosexual men's views on PrEP in rural South Africa."

Gaps persist in HIV testing, treatment, and prevention services for men, leading to higher attributable mortality compared to women. We sought to characterise HIV prevention knowledge, risk behaviours, and interest in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among young men in rural South Africa.


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Name: Global public health
ISSN: 1744-1706
Pages: 1-12


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