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In Conversation with Jake Sobo from "My Life on PrEP"

This week the MSMGF Blog talks to Jake Sobo, creator of the weekly column, “My Life on PrEP.” At a time when few other channels candidly discussed the use of Truvada for HIV prevention (pre-exposure prophylaxis, or “PrEP”), Jake’s honest and sex-positive approach helped shift conversations surrounding new prevention technology in the United States. Jake discusses why he started the blog, the public’s response, and what he’s doing now.

Published
31 March 2014
From
MSMGF blog
Heroin on NHS and shooting galleries rejected by Scottish Goverment

The Scottish Government has rejected calls from its own advisers to set up "shooting galleries" and prescribe heroin to drug addicts.

Published
31 March 2014
From
Herald Scotland
The 'new' negative? Sorry guys, you still have HIV

No transmissions! In two years! That’s pretty much a written invitation to ditch the rubbers and get out there, right? Lads, lads, lads. Let’s just rein in our penises and hold fire on the condom-burning for a cotton-picking second. No transmissions doesn’t mean there’s a zero risk of transmitting HIV, it just means there were no transmissions.

Published
31 March 2014
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GMFA
The PARTNERS study, a licence to bareback?

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. Does the PARTNERS study signal the death of condoms or should we curb our enthusiasm, and carry on pretending we use them?

Published
31 March 2014
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EATG Portugal community brief on the impact of economic austerity on the HIV response

  The paper provides a local community perspective on current challenges to the HIV response in Portugal and issues to be addressed for discussion with different actors.

Published
31 March 2014
From
EATG
David Duran: An Evolved Opinion on Truvada

I think that when Truvada as PrEP was first introduced, some, including myself were almost offended by how some within our community jumped at the opportunity to continue their unsafe sexual behavior practices by simply just taking a pill...What I didn't realize at the time was that my opinions were possibly outdated and a bit prudish.

Published
28 March 2014
From
Huffington Post
South African treatment guidelines need to consider viral load, not CD4 count, to achieve greater impact of treatment as prevention: study

Recommendations about the initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) need to change for the use of HIV treatment as prevention to have maximum benefit, according to an international team

Published
27 March 2014
By
Michael Carter
Getting Comfortable with PrEP: A Provider’s Perspective

One of the obstacles to the widespread use of PrEP is that HIV experts, who are familiar with antiretroviral agents and might be comfortable prescribing PrEP, often don’t see HIV-negative patients, while primary care providers who don’t prescribe antiretrovirals for treatment may be reluctant to prescribe them for prevention.

Published
27 March 2014
From
BETA blog
Man Who Began HIV Treatment 5 Days In Appears Virus-Free

A man who contracted HIV about five days before starting PrEP and 12 days before starting HIV treatment appears virus-free several months later.

Published
25 March 2014
From
AIDSMeds
HIV incidence is high among pregnant and postpartum women and increases the risk of mother-to-child transmission

HIV incidence is high among pregnant and postpartum women and is associated with an increased risk of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, results of a systematic review and

Published
25 March 2014
By
Michael Carter

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