HealthMpowerment.org: development of a theory-based HIV/STI website for young black MSM.

@article{HightowWeidman2011HealthMpowermentorgDO,
  title={HealthMpowerment.org: development of a theory-based HIV/STI website for young black MSM.},
  author={Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman and Beth Fowler and Jessica Kibe and Regina McCoy and Emily Pike and Molly S Calabria and Adaora A. Adimora},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={1-12}
}
Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic, yet few prevention interventions have been developed specifically for them. Recent studies suggest that the Internet is a promising intervention delivery avenue. We describe results from our formative work in developing a theory-based online HIV/STI prevention intervention for young BMSM including focus groups, semistructured interviews, and usability testing. The Intervention, HealthMpowerment.org , was… CONTINUE READING