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Let's Advance the Conversation Among Black Women on HIV and PrEP

With black women at far greater risk for HIV than women of any other race or ethnicity, health organizations should think more creatively about how to bring them HIV and PrEP information.

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Say Goodbye to 'Risk'

Using the words "at risk" is risky in itself. It has the potential to turn people off -- and away from HIV prevention messages.

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Federal Leaders Work Together to Get the Word Out About Research Showing Viral Suppression Prevents HIV Transmission

Even though there were few sessions at the U.S. Conference on AIDS dedicated specifically to treatment as prevention, there were discussions going on everywhere about it.

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Comment on CDC Correcting Misleading HIV Conception Guidance, Responding to Community Pressure

"We were, frankly, shocked and appalled to see a CDC guidance rife with outdated and misleading information that implied otherwise," JD Davids states. "Today, CDC has not only corrected these errors but also released an updated analysis that shows re...

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PleasePrEPMe.org and Project Inform Launch New PrEP Navigation Manual in California

"Helping People Access PrEP: A Frontline Provider Manual on PrEP Research, Care and Navigation" provides a wide range of information to aid the daily work that frontline staff engage in to support PrEP access and adherence.

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CDC Corrects Misleading HIV Conception Guidance, Responding to Community Pressure

The CDC is now "in line with current science and supports a patient-centered approach," said Shannon Weber, M.S.W., which can mean "accessible safer-conception options for thousands of Americans living and loving with HIV."

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Dapivirine Study Reveals Best Path Forward for Future HIV Microbicide Research

Dapivirine does not appear to be affected by a woman's vaginal microbiome composition when administered as a vaginal gel or film.

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Swaziland Dramatically Reduces HIV Incidence Through Test-and-Treat Programs

Swaziland has dramatically reduced the number of new HIV infections while simultaneously getting a substantial portion of the HIV-positive population on treatment.

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Maintaining HIV Service Organizations Effectiveness in the New Prevention and Treatment Landscape

Community-based organizations and AIDS service organizations that helped serve and save so many lives of people with HIV for over 30 years are now struggling financially and organizationally.

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TelePrEP: Sidestepping Stigma in Rural America

With a TelePrEP program, any patient with a phone or computer would be able to get a prescription for PrEP after a Skype-like consultation with a provider, rather than an in-person visit to a clinic.