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How a Drug Can Help Prevent 5000 Girls Being Infected With HIV Every Week Img

How a Drug Can Help Prevent 5000 Girls Being Infected With HIV Every Week

What could PrEP access mean for women in southern and eastern Africa at risk of HIV acquisition? A lot.

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France Becomes Second Country to Approve PrEP

In November, the French Minister of Health approved Truvada for the prevention of HIV, making France the second country in the world to approve and recommend PrEP for people at risk of HIV.

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Finding New Ways to Deliver PrEP

"When you look at [...] what you have available for prevention -- abstinence, behavior change, male/female condoms, medical male circumcision, even treatment as prevention -- a lot of these actually have very little space for women and young women wh...

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Latinos Deserve Access to PrEP, Too

BETA explores PrEP awareness, interest and uptake in the Latino community by speaking to Shaddai Martinez-Cuestas, M.P.H., HIV services director at Clínica Esperanza, Mission Neighborhood Health Center, and Nestor Gonzalez, PrEP benefits navigator fo...

WHO Calls for HIV Treatment for All and Massive PrEP Scale Up, to the Acclaim of Advocates Img

WHO Calls for HIV Treatment for All and Massive PrEP Scale Up, to the Acclaim of Advocates

The World Health Organization says all with HIV should start treatment as soon as they can, and anyone at high risk of HIV should have access to PrEP. Community reactions were swift and supportive -- with a dose of reality checking about what it'll t...

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The Birth of PrEP Denialism

"Drug companies are greedy," opines Heather Boerner, "but that doesn't mean you shouldn't consider PrEP."

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Rejecting Good Science on PrEP: Why Does It Happen?

Dr. Eugenie Scott shares theories about science denialism that could explain why people reject PrEP, as well as vaccines and climate change data.

USCA: We Are the Transgender Women and PrEP Affinity Group and We Recruit! Img

USCA: We Are the Transgender Women and PrEP Affinity Group and We Recruit!

"If we don't stand up and stand with our sisters in the struggles for their very survival, we will not reach the common goal of full, healthy and pleasurable sexual lives for all," writes Julie Patterson.

Lawsuit Challenges Denial of Insurance to Gay Man Using PrEP as HIV Prevention Img

Lawsuit Challenges Denial of Insurance to Gay Man Using PrEP as HIV Prevention

"Insurance companies should be begging everyone to take Truvada -- not discouraging them," the PrEP user said in a statement. "As someone who lived through the worst of the epidemic and saw dozens of my friends die, I want to do everything I can to s...

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You Want PrEP, but Your Doctor Disagrees

If there are two things that we know about PrEP, the first is that it's super effective in reducing risk of HIV. The second is that bringing it up with your provider can trigger stigma. Here's what you can do.