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  • Using anti-HIV drugs to prevent HIV

    The goal of HIV treatment is an undetectable viral load. An undetectable viral load means that your blood has a level of HIV below the level which...

    From: Booklets

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  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a form of HIV prevention that uses medication to protect HIV-negative people from acquiring HIV. It means people take anti-HIV drugs when they...

    From: Factsheets

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  • PrEP

    This briefing paper provides an overview of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for people planning, commissioning or providing HIV prevention activities in the UK. It does this by reviewing...

    From: HIV prevention briefing papers

  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis is an experimental HIV-prevention strategy that would use antiretrovirals (ARVs) to protect HIV-negative people from HIV infection....

    From: Preventing HIV

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  • At Sex Parties, PrEP Takes HIV Disclosure Off the Table

    PrEP is changing the landscape of sex parties and other group sex events, helping to break down barriers between people who are positive and negative—and helping people who are HIV-negative stay that way.

    3 hours ago | BETA blog
  • Why We Should Pay for the Pill to Stop You Getting HIV

    Other events will be overshadowing today’s Gay Pride march in London, but one significant group on the parade is a bunch of HIV organisations and their fans marching, probably in blue, under the banner #United4PrEP - pre-exposure prophylaxis, the HIV pill to stop HIV.

    23 hours ago | Huffington Post
  • UK HIV charities make history in campaign for PrEP at Pride in London

    The biggest HIV, health and LGBTI sexual health charities united and marched together, for the first time, in their campaign to bring PrEP to the UK. The groups included Terrence Higgins Trust, National AIDS Trust, GMFA, METRO, 56 Dean Street, Positive East, Positive 21, Positively UK, London Friend Counselling, Naz, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Spectra, CliniQ, Barts Health NHS, HIV i-Base, and UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB).

    27 June 2016 | Gay Star News
  • I struggled with PrEP but it has changed my life

    Harry Dodd is marching at Pride in London today with Unite4PrEP to get HIV prevention drugs for all who need them.

    27 June 2016 | Gay Star News
  • New Sex-positive Videos Showcase Transgender Health Issues

    What are the sexual health decisions that transgender people face, and how do their decisions impact health and wellness? Decisions around PrEP, personal empowerment, dating and sex are explored in two new videos created in a partnership between Project Inform and Outshine NW. The videos were written, directed, facilitated and performed by transgender community members.

    23 June 2016 | BETA blog
  • STDs Among Gay Men in a New Era of PrEP

    In tandem with (and prior to) the approval and uptake of PrEP, rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been increasing among men who have sex with men in San Francisco. What’s going on—and what can we do about the rising rates of STIs?

    21 June 2016 | BETA blog
  • Open letter: on futility of proposed UK PrEP study

    The following letter was sent to NHS England in response to being asked to join a community advisory board for proposed further PrEP research. While there are important questions that might still be useful, this proposed study is looking at none of these.

    16 June 2016 | HIV i-Base
  • The NHS shouldn’t fund a drug that prevents HIV

    What would you say if a powerful cyclists’ pressure group ganged up on the NHS and lobbied it to provide free cycle helmets to anyone who asked for one, accusing it of having on its hands the blood of every helmet-less cyclist who died while the NHS tried to spurn the demand? I think I can guess the answer in the case of most readers: shove off and buy your own helmets.

    09 June 2016 | The Spectator
  • Tories blasted for 'delaying' HIV prevention pill PrEP by launching another review

    Charities have attacked the Tories for "delaying" a vital HIV prevention pill by launching a fresh review by NICE of what it will cost. Campaigners say the review is just a "delaying tactic" and there is already plenty of evidence the drug works.

    08 June 2016 | Daily Mirror
  • MPs Accuse Minister Of “Having Head In The Sand” Over HIV Prevention Drug

    Public health minister Jane Ellison faced a hostile and protracted grilling by MPs from both sides of the House of Commons on Tuesday over the NHS’s refusal last week to fund the drug that prevents HIV, in a regime known as PrEP.

    07 June 2016 | BuzzFeed
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