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What’s the relationship between PrEP, condom use and STIs?

HIV experts and professionals agree that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a valuable addition to HIV prevention, but have varied views of the relationship between PrEP, reduced condom use

Published
17 July 2019
By
Roger Pebody
New Algorithms Could Help Providers ID PrEP Candidates

Electronic prompts for clinicians to recommend Truvada to people at risk for HIV could help increase PrEP’s impact.

Published
17 July 2019
From
Poz
Trial Pairs PrEP With Behavioral Intervention to Prevent HIV in Drug Users

Yale University investigators are leading a trial that is testing a bio-behavioral intervention’s ability to improve pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence and reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in individuals with opioid dependency, a population experiencing new outbreaks of HIV.

Published
15 July 2019
From
Contagion Live
Are 2 million bottles of PrEP an empty gesture?

Gilead should either commit to providing all the doses of PrEP required for everyone who would benefit or open the market up to a range of generic manufacturers.

Published
15 July 2019
From
The Lancet HIV
Trial Pairs PrEP With Behavioral Intervention to Prevent HIV in Drug Users

Yale University investigators are leading a trial that is testing a bio-behavioral intervention’s ability to improve pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence and reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in individuals with opioid dependency, a population experiencing new outbreaks of HIV.

Published
12 July 2019
From
Contagionlive.com
How Australia Could Almost Eradicate H.I.V. Transmissions

It took universal health care, political will and a health campaign designed to terrify the public, but nearly four decades into the H.I.V. crisis, Australian researchers say the country is on a path toward making transmissions of the virus vanishingly rare.

Published
12 July 2019
From
New York Times
In New York City, PrEP on Demand Is Now on the Menu for Men Who Have Sex With Men

For a long time, the most common way to describe pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was that it is a daily pill taken to prevent acquiring HIV. But now, New York City is tackling what might be a barrier to PrEP uptake with its new on-demand PrEP initiative.

Published
11 July 2019
From
The Body Pro
Insurance Will Soon Cover HIV Prevention, But Many People Who Need it Still Won't Have Access

When Corey Walsh began using the drug Truvada, the pills were free but the quarterly lab tests and doctors' visits cost almost $400.

Published
11 July 2019
From
Vice
Australian gay and bisexual men interested in switching to on-demand PrEP

Half of gay and bisexual men using PrEP in Australia would be interested in switching from taking daily PrEP to taking on-demand PrEP, and this interest was

Published
11 July 2019
By
Unity Sandasi
PrEP Trials Offer Insight for Reaching at-Risk Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reaching individuals at high risk of acquiring HIV infection continues to pose a challenge to uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). A new study looked at PrEP clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa, examining recruitment strategies to reach women at high risk of contracting HIV.

Published
10 July 2019
From
Contagion Live
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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