Preparing for Rectal Microbicides: Sociocultural Factors Affecting Product Uptake Among Potential South American Users

Published in the June 2014 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, this article reports on the results of a qualitative study conducted among 140 men who have sex with men and transgender women in Lima and Iquitos, Peru, and Guayaquil, Ecuador, to explore their views on rectal microbicides and identify factors that could affect uptake of a rectal microbicide.

 

 

Length: 
8 pages
Year: 
2014
Organization: 
University of California at Los Angeles, University College London, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Asociación Civil Impacta Salud y Educación, Asociación Civil Selva Amazónica, Fundación Ecuatoriana Equidad
Languages: 
English
Author(s): 
Galea JT, Kinsler JJ, Cunningham WE, Imrie J, Nureña CR, Sánchez J, Ruiz L, Galarza LF