Gay men asked to take part in new HIV prevention survey

Jack Quann
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The Health Service Executive (HSE) wants to use the results of a new survey on the sexual habits of gay men to help stop the spread of HIV.

According to the health authority, for the past two years homosexual men accounted for the highest number of new HIV diagnoses in Ireland, at 46%.

And it claims research is vital to help reverse the trend.

The survey goes live online today at – where a questionnaire can be filled out by any homosexual man living in Ireland over the age of 18.

The National Survey for Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Ireland is a cross-sectoral partnership of organisations, NGOs and voluntary organisations working in the area of HIV prevention and sexual health.

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