The scale-up, promotion and use of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in different settings and in different populations.

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  • PrEP Messaging: Using radio to reach communities with oral PrEP messages

    Joel Odondi must be doing something right. The former chaplain for a girls’ school has become a trusted expert on HIV prevention to radio listeners across Kenya – delivering messages that correct misinformation, counter myths, explain scientific concepts, and frame public health debates on PrEP and a host of other issues related to HIV. Keeping an ear out especially for what young women need to hear, Odondi uses a powerful combination of responsiveness, accuracy and credibility to get the job done.

    13 November 2018 | Prepwatch
  • Los Angeles PrEP outreach campaign targets at-risk women

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has created a series of videos to raise awareness among women about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis as part of a campaign called GetPrEP LA.

    05 November 2018 | Daily Bulletin
  • PrEP: The battle against stigma

    FS asked 756 gay and bisexual men for their thoughts on PrEP. The results show a rift between the opinions of those who are taking PrEP and those who oppose it.

    29 October 2018 | GMFA
  • Why black gay men need PrEP

    Black gay and bisexual men are far less likely than their white counterparts to take PrEP.

    29 October 2018 | GMFA
  • Drop in Australia HIV sparks call for greater drug roll-out

    New HIV infections among Australian-born gay and bisexual men fell by almost 50 percent following the mass introduction of PrEP, an oral prophylactic.

    26 October 2018 | Thomson Reuters Foundation News
  • Truvada and the truth: is HIV prevention propelling the STI epidemic?

    In the MSM community, a rapidly expanding STI epidemic is fueling questions about whether the steadily rising number of people who start Truvada for HIV prevention subsequently change their sexual behavior in ways that increase their risk of contracting chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and, in rarer cases, hepatitis C.

    21 October 2018 | The Guardian
  • My PrEP Story: Will

    As the IMPACT Trial hits its first anniversary, PrEPster co-founder Will Nutland says that the waiting needs to stop: full implementation of PrEP must become a priority.

    12 October 2018 | Prepster
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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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