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56 Dean Street, London: Private prescription of PrEP until NHS prescription approved

We at 56 Dean Street feel that in addition to consistent condom use, PREP is an effective method of HIV prevention and should form part of routine risk reduction particularly in men participating in unprotected anal intercourse or having frequent chem sex. We have therefore opted to provide the service to you privately until the drug becomes available on the NHS.

Published
04 August 2015
From
Get PrEP UK
Improving access to, and completion of, hepatitis C treatment

Treating hepatitis C infection is an effective and cost-effective way to substantially reduce prevalence, especially in areas where it is high. Compliance with the new treatment is easier and can be further improved by well-planned support for patients. .

Published
04 August 2015
From
Public Health England
Have Your Say: Virtual Consultation on UNAIDS 2016-2021 Strategy

This is the second and final UNAIDS-hosted virtual consultation to develop the UNAIDS 2016-2021 strategy. The virtual consultations aim to encourage wide-ranging participation, particularly of people living with and affected by HIV, to ensure that together we deliver a people-centred strategy.

Published
04 August 2015
From
UNAIDS
PrEP, Earlier ART, and Better HIV Care in the Updated United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Today, the White House Office of National AIDS Policy announced an update to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy which calls for federally-funded support for PrEP and PEP; better retention of people with HIV in care; increased rates of viral suppression; and earlier HIV treatment among other priorities.

Published
03 August 2015
From
BETA blog
Soccer-Based Promo of Circumcision Scores in Africa (CME/CE)

In the African nation of Zimbabwe where HIV infection is prevalent and where soccer is almost a religion, sports stars have successfully teamed up with a non-governmental agency to promote male circumcision among the nation's youth, researchers reported here.

Published
27 July 2015
From
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
PrEP demo project finds the people at highest HIV risk generally take PrEP most consistently

An open-label demonstration project of Truvada pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the United States has found generally high retention and adherence rates, with the highest adherence among

Published
27 July 2015
By
Gus Cairns
Vancouver's treatment as prevention success is also due to harm reduction and addiction treatment

“We talk a lot about the success of treatment as prevention in Vancouver, but we always need to make sure people understand that this requires an integration

Published
27 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Inside look at Insite

In Vancouver for IAS 2015, Bob Leahy visits Insite, the supervised injection facility in the Downtown East Side, where every day 800+ people with addictions and multiple other issues inject drugs in a safe, clean environment that also gives them a hand up.

Published
27 July 2015
From
Positive Lite
Peer-led network intervention substantially lowers HIV infections in people who use drugs in Ukraine

A cluster randomised trial in Ukraine has shown that a peer education project reduced new HIV infections in people who inject drugs by 41%. Working with individuals

Published
26 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Gay youth PrEP study finds good retention and reasonable adherence

A US study of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in 200 young gay and bisexual men aged 18-22 found reasonable levels of adherence. Adherence was highest in those

Published
24 July 2015
By
Gus Cairns

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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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