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EMIS-2017 Community Reports

Our first EMIS-2017 Community Report targeted at EMIS respondents and MSM in general was published in 31 languages by the end of 2018. We thank our network partners for their contributions and translations, and particularly the German NGO Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe for leading the process, and the Swiss AIDS Federation for financial support.

The first Community Report describes safer sex knowledge (including knowledge on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U). The English version was first presented at AIDS2018 in Amsterdam (European Commission booth). The report is primarily hosted at

The Philippines opted out from the 1st Community Report, so it covers 49, not 50, countries.

In April 2020, the Brazilian NGO Associação Brasileira de Lésbicas, Gays, Bissexuais, Travestis, Transexuais e Intersexos (ABGLT), with support from Maria Amelia de Sousa Mascena Veras (Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de São Paulo) and Sigma Reserach has published a respective Community Report for Brazil, based on data from the Latin American Internet Survey (LAMIS).

The 2nd EMIS-2017 Community Report will focus on gay men living with HIV and is coordinated by Mick Quinlan (Gay Health Network, Dublin, Ireland)