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HIV Prevention for People Who Inject Drugs: New Biomedical Approaches and Time-Honored Strategies Img

HIV Prevention for People Who Inject Drugs: New Biomedical Approaches and Time-Honored Strategies

A review of evidence on a range of effective interventions to reduce the risk of HIV transmission among people who inject drugs.

Research Update: Youth Who Use Drugs Who Cannot Access Addiction Treatment Are Twice as Likely to Start Injecting Img

Research Update: Youth Who Use Drugs Who Cannot Access Addiction Treatment Are Twice as Likely to Start Injecting

Researchers found that youth who used cocaine, crack, heroin or methamphetamines, but who had never injected, were twice as likely to start injecting after being unable to access addiction treatment.

Canadian HIV Testing and Prevention Guidelines Information Img

Canadian HIV Testing and Prevention Guidelines Information

If you're looking for resources to inform an evidence-based decision, guidelines are a key tool.

What a Chemsex Clinic in Paris Taught Me About Saving Drug Users' Lives Img

What a Chemsex Clinic in Paris Taught Me About Saving Drug Users' Lives

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. admits he was a bit shocked by seeing rainbow-colored syringe packs, but asks, "Can we really afford not to utilize every tool we have to prevent HIV and HCV?"

Single Injected Dose of Long-Acting Rilpivirine Inhibits HIV in Rectal Tissue Img

Single Injected Dose of Long-Acting Rilpivirine Inhibits HIV in Rectal Tissue

A single intramuscular dose of long-acting rilpivirine (Edurant) significantly lowered HIV in rectal tissue but not in vaginal or cervical tissue, according to a recent study.

Four London Clinics Report Dramatic Drops in HIV Incidence in Gay Men: PrEP, Early Testing and Early ART Are Likely to Be Key Img

Four London Clinics Report Dramatic Drops in HIV Incidence in Gay Men: PrEP, Early Testing and Early ART Are Likely to Be Key

At the end of December, several leading London sexual health clinics used social media to report significant drops in number of gay men who were diagnosed HIV positive during 2016.

New York Reports Fewer HIV Diagnoses in 2015; Target to Reduce New Infections by 75% by 2020 Img

New York Reports Fewer HIV Diagnoses in 2015; Target to Reduce New Infections by 75% by 2020

New data released for New York show that this major city with high HIV prevalence is steadily reducing the number of new infections.

No HIV Transmissions in Couples With Positive Partner Undetectable on Treatment Img

No HIV Transmissions in Couples With Positive Partner Undetectable on Treatment

HIV-positive individuals with a viral load below 200 while on antiretroviral therapy did not transmit HIV to steady sex partners during more than one year of condomless sex.

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Recognizing Collective Efforts, 85 Leaders From 19 Nations Receive 2016 Omololu Falobi HIV Prevention Advocacy Award

On 10th anniversary of Omololu Falobi's passing, the HIV award in his name celebrates the entire movement by acknowledging all advocates who were nominated, each of whom represents thousands of others.

How Well Do Condoms Protect Gay Men From HIV? Img

How Well Do Condoms Protect Gay Men From HIV?

"Let's not throw condoms out with the bath water!" Shaun Barcavage, N.P., writes. "They still have a role to play in protecting the sexual health of gay men -- since they can protect against STIs in addition to HIV."