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Demetre Daskalakis and Rubén Cabrera

PrEP: More Than an HIV Prevention Tool

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) provides nearly 100% protection from HIV infection -- and it's also a powerful incentive to affirming primary care, as described by Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H, and his patient Rubén Cabrera.

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Features

Access Means More Than Co-Pays: PrEP Success for Transgender Women of Color

PrEP's success should not be measured by quantity but by quality. The basic level of health care accessibility should allow people high-quality health care provided by premiere providers and frontline staff.

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Viewpoints

PrEP and Pleasure: We Need More Holistic Sexual Health Conversations

It's time that patients, providers, pharmaceutical companies and the public health community have honest and difficult conversations about condoms, PrEP and bodily pleasure.

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Features

The Overlooked Secondary Benefits of PrEP

PrEP has been nothing short of revolutionary in changing the landscape of HIV prevention. What has been less discussed are the enormous secondary benefits that have followed the introduction of PrEP.

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News Analysis

What's Up With PrEP and STIs?

Critics have been warning since the concept of oral PrEP was in its infancy that it would lead to major increases in condomless sex among users and a corresponding dramatic spike in STIs. So far, the data has been inconclusive.

Man holding a wrapped condom.
Interviews

Condoms and the Double Standard in Prescribing PrEP

Could a provider's personal beliefs about condom use affect their willingness to prescribe PrEP? One study surveyed U.S. medical students and found bias in terms of willingness to offer PrEP based on clinical situations.

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Interviews

What Needs to Happen for PrEP to Reach All Who Need It?

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is highly effective at preventing HIV, but uptake has been slow around the world. We asked providers and community leaders what they thought needed to happen for PrEP to reach everybody who needs it.