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.
Primary care providers need more education when it comes to PrEP, not only for them, but also for patients, who often think they need to see a specialist just to take this preventative medicine.
Does Descovy Really Work Better Than Truvada for PrEP? One Researcher Raises Questions About the DISCOVER Trial Results
Newly presented data from IAS 2019 spark discussion about study populations, study endpoints, and potential weight gain.
But given cost concerns, advocates question whether the benefits are enough to warrant dumping F/TDF as the go-to PrEP option.
Experts Flummoxed By Conflicting New Data on STIs, HIV, and Long-Term Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa
ECHO trial results and follow-up studies find unexpectedly low rates of some STIs among users of certain long-term hormonal contraceptives. They also find high HIV rates (unrelated to the contraceptives) that suggest considerable value for PrEP integration.