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Multi-component HIV Intervention Packages for Chinese Men Who Have Sex With Men —Test, Link and Care (TLC) (MP3)

Phase
Open Label
Principal Investigator(s)
Sten H Vermund
Objective
  1. The number of MSM who are tested for HIV in the 4 study clinics over 12 months will increase compared with historical data from the same 4 clinics over the past 12 months prior to the intervention.
  2. Persons diagnosed with HIV over the duration of 12 months will have higher CD4 counts at diagnosis than persons diagnosed with HIV over the past 12 months prior to the intervention
Prevention Option(s)
Treatment
Observational
Prospective Cohort
Arms and Assigned Interventions
Description
HIV testing Enhancing HIV testing: By partnering with the local CDC and the gay community, we will use SMS-I intervention by cell phones, web advertisement, community outreach, and peer referral strategies to recruit MSM in Beijing City for receiving HIV testing.
ARMs
Experimental
Description
Phase II: 312 HIV positive MSM Linking to care: Providing enhanced HIV care.
ARMs
Placebo Comparator
March 2013
March 2018
Enrollment
6 000
18
Years
Population
MSM