A recent expert debate explored the pros and cons of prescribing the antibiotic as a preventive measure for a subset of people at especially high risk for sexually transmitted infections.
The process of choosing between PrEP options is often not straightforward. Oni Blackstock, M.D., explains how providers can help ensure their patients end up with the most successful option for them.
Open conversations between care providers and Black women are vitally important in order to empower women with information about HIV and how to protect their health.
With Truvada going generic soon in the U.S., public health officials will need to make some decisions to make access to both drugs sustainable.
Gilead Sciences is working with the federal government to roll out its pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) donation program. Here, we detail what we know so far about how this will be implemented.
Black Women in Atlanta Need More PrEP Access. Researchers and Advocates Are Working to Make This a Reality.
While most pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) campaigns focus on gay and bisexual men, Fulton County Board of Health officials and advocates look for solutions to get PrEP to black women.
Grindr Users Take PrEP More and Have Lower HIV Rates, but Have Higher Rate of STIs Than Men Not on the App
Gay and bisexual men who used Grindr were having more sex acts associated with increased risk, but were more likely to use PrEP or be open to it, which translated to lower HIV incidence.
Creating Social Spaces for Black Gay and Bisexual Men Increased HIV Care-Seeking Behavior, Self-Acceptance
My Brother's Keeper's "Connect With Us" intervention in Jackson, Mississippi, shows that community self-empowerment improves intention to engage in health care and use safe sex practices.
Nonjudgmental services and innovative ways to talk to youth about sex should be at the core of any sexual health plan.
Asa Radix, M.D., M.P.H., discusses providing quality care to transgender people. It can be done.