Increasing HIV Prevention among Young Black Men who have Sex with Men (YBMSM) in the U.S.

YBMSM HIV prevention infographic image

This infographic identifies the social determinants and risk factors that contribute to new HIV infections among YBMSM (ages 13-24) and offers recommendations for maximizing HIV prevention strategies for this population.


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