Michał Minałto. Mobilizing MSM and hiv positive msm in poland. Poland??. 38 millions of inhabitants The 6th EU country. Gay and lesbian movement Politics... Health issues The HIV reality Mobilizing HIV+ MSM. Health issues arrive afterwards... Let’s check out what kind
Let’s check out what kind
of background do we have...
photography (c) Bartek Matusiak
A hard political and social situation for the LGBT people
Form lack of understanding to official discrimintion
From serious troubles to ridiculous statements
The QOL report
Who is that nice man?
Cases of stigma and discrimination
in access to medical care
A low prevalence country
A satisfactory access to ART
A country where prevention can be judged as nonexistent ?
Close to 10 900 HIV + diagnosis from 1985
14% of MSM form 2001 to 2005
Today 70 – 80% of new diagnosis registered as „no data”!!!
official HIV prevention campaign
National AIDS Center, 2005
dedicated to MSM
With a budget of less than
Prevention and medical assistance offered to MSM, the example of Warsaw...
We do need better education on (homo)sexuality targeted to health professionnals
We do need innovatory health campaigns AND services dedicated to MSM
We do need to improove acceptance for less self-stigma of MSM, also in health
Do we need a clinic? There is such an opportunity.The future...?