The third quarter of 2016 saw all sorts of language about oral PrEP appear in draft or finalized guidelines throughout east and southern Africa. Does all of this mean there's going to be more PrEP in sub-Saharan Africa in the near future? Not exactly...
Funding for HIV prevention research and development is crucial for continued innovation in the field. Tracking this funding, its volume, direction and sources, makes it possible to identify opportunities and gaps, hold the global community accountabl...
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.
HIVR4P 2016: Circumcision Offers Major Contribution to Ending HIV Epidemic as a Public Health Threat
Kenya's medical circumcision program launched early with ambition, charting circumcisions performed for 1.3 million men by the end of 2015, leaving evaluators asking what is and what will be the impact of this HIV prevention intervention on the epide...
"A clear highlight for HIVR4P 2016 was the unexpected volume of research into new molecules and formulations for PrEP," Simon Collins writes.
AVAC provides a rundown of news and presentations so far from the HIV Research For Prevention conference underway in Chicago.
One of the most promising candidates for future PrEP is a small molecule, highly potent NRTI EFdA, for which limited data have been presented, mostly in animals. Simon Collins reports.
"I will continue to say that using PrEP is protective against getting HIV and there are no guarantees," says Robert Grant, M.D., who says he is focused on making access and use of PrEP and HIV treatment easier.
Simon Collins provides more insight into the widely reported second confirmed case of HIV infection in a person who was adherent to PrEP.
Ten Years After Landmark HIV Testing Guidelines, How Are We Doing? Specifically in Emergency Departments?
"A lot has changed with HIV testing since the late 1990s, most notably the landmark CDC HIV testing guidelines, issued almost exactly 10 years ago today," Paul Sax, M.D., writes.