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My PrEP Story: P

How did P Masters remember to take his PrEP? Find out in his My PrEP Story blog along with why a sexual partners’ HIV status no longer matters to him. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are using, or have used, PrEP. Find out more about their decisions to use PrEP, how they have navigated using PrEP, and their very own PrEP journey.

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21 hours ago
From
PrEPster
My PrEP Story: KUCHENGA

The majority of KUCHENGA’s sexual partners are straight. In her first My PrEP Story blog, KUCHENGA says it’s trans women who are educating straight men about PrEP. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are using, or have used, PrEP. Find out more about their decisions to use PrEP, how they have navigated using PrEP, and their very own PrEP journey.

Published
21 hours ago
From
Prepster
US doctors’ organisation endorses event-based PrEP for the first time

For the first time, a US-based professional HIV body has published guidelines endorsing event-based or so-called ‘on-demand’ pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an alternative to daily dosing. The International

Published
19 September 2018
By
Gus Cairns
PrEP drug patent overturned in UK - NAT respond

The High Court has today overturned Gilead's patent extension on Truvada, the HIV drug also used in PrEP.

Published
18 September 2018
From
National AIDS Trust
Do-it-yourself HIV prevention: who do men buying PrEP online get support from?

Gay men in London who source their own supply of generic pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs, usually from overseas internet pharmacies, most often learnt about this possibility from

Published
18 September 2018
By
Roger Pebody
Scotland: Women’s group discuss PrEP

In the first eight months that PrEP was available on the NHS in Scotland, only 10 out of 1,295 people to access the HIV prevention drug were women. Our women’s group in Edinburgh recently met up with Dr Ingrid Young of Edinburgh University, as part of research work to understand the barriers that women face accessing PrEP, and how this access could be widened.

Published
14 September 2018
From
Waverley Care
Northern Ireland: New HIV clinic to offer access to PrEP drug

A new HIV prevention clinic is to transform how HIV services are delivered to people in Northern Ireland. It will provide comprehensive testing for sexual transmitted infections and offer access to the HIV prevention drug, PrEP.

Published
12 September 2018
From
BBC
CJEU Ruling on Truvada recalls ‘evergreening’ goes against public health interests

On 25th July 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered its preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Article 3(a) of Regulation (EC) No 469/2009 concerning the supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for medicinal products.

Published
10 September 2018
From
Medicines Law & Policy
Starting from here – what PrEP programmes can learn from circumcision

Funders, health providers and advocates should take lessons from the rollout of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as an HIV prevention measure in Africa if they wish

Published
10 September 2018
By
Gus Cairns
As HIV Rates Decline, A Surprising Population Is Seeing A Rise In Diagnoses In Major Cities

But new efforts to educate at-risk women about a drug that helps protect against the virus could change that.

Published
05 September 2018
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Huffington Post
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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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