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Implants for delivery of antiretroviral drugs for PrEP

Strategies to reduce new HIV infections span multifaceted efforts, including safe-sex counseling, voluntary medical male circumcision, treatment as prevention, and pre- (PrEP) and postexposure prophylaxis. PrEP entails the use of…

Early adopters of PrEP in Kenya and Uganda more likely to be male and older

It is feasible to offer pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of community-wide HIV testing campaigns in East Africa, with a fifth of adults who were identified as eligible for PrEP…

NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial – NAT comment

June 15, 2018 -- Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “This proposed trial expansion, from 10,000 to 13,000 participants, is essential and we urge NHS England to confirm…

Zimbabwe launches PrEP

The Government of Zimbabwe introduced PrEP for people who are at a higher risk of contracting HIV. "We are confident that as we will scale up PrEP in Zimbabwe, the number…

New simulation tool predicts how well HIV-prophylaxis will work

Researchers demonstrate new modeling framework and use it to predict efficacy of different prophylaxis strategies A new mathematical simulation approach predicts the efficacy of pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications,…

Stigma may keep women from using PrEP

Fear of others thinking they're promiscuous, or that they're already infected with HIV, is a barrier to many women who might benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a U.S. study suggests.…

Statement from ACON and AFAO CEOs in response to reports on PrEP and condom usage in Australia

In response to a paper published in The Lancet titled Community-level changes in condom use and uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis by gay and bisexual men in Melbourne and Sydney,…

HIV i-Base: HIV Treatment Bulletin, 8 June 2018

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. In this issue of HTB: DTG, PK reports and more... The bulletin can be accessed here.

Gay men get less HIV but more STIs after starting PrEP, meta-analysis finds

Diagnoses of gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis increased by nearly 25% in first six months on PrEP A meta-analysis of 17 studies of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in gay men and…

Rapid change in Australian gay men’s safer sex practices, from consistent condom use to PrEP

A rapid increase in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use by gay men in Melbourne and Sydney has been accompanied by an equally rapid decrease in consistent condom use, according to an…

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