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Jonas Bagas

Countries in Asia Start to Roll Out PrEP

"We have been waiting quite a long time to get an HIV prevention method that you can use in privacy and without anxiety," says Nittaya Phanuphak, head of the Prevention Department at the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre. "PrEP is the answer to tha...

Despite Second Case of HIV, PrEP Still 'Most Effective Tool for HIV Prevention' Img

Despite Second Case of HIV, PrEP Still 'Most Effective Tool for HIV Prevention'

"Two cases out of perhaps 100,000 people is a very low failure rate," says Howard Grossman, M.D., whose patient acquired HIV despite PrEP adherence. "PrEP is still the most effective tool for HIV prevention we have ever had."

2 People Got HIV Despite PrEP -- and Millions Get HIV Without It Img

2 People Got HIV Despite PrEP -- and Millions Get HIV Without It

We know that PrEP works incredibly well if you take it, and it doesn't work at all if you don't. Will news of a second case of HIV transmission despite PrEP make it harder for PrEP to reach the very individuals who could benefit from it most?

PrEP for Latinx Communities

PrEP for Latinx Communities

"For PrEP to be fully realized in the Latinx community we can't just translate English language resources into Spanish and call it a day," Ken Almanza writes. "We must reframe the entire conversation to address real barriers many Latinx people face."...

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures: DIY PrEP in Europe Img

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures: DIY PrEP in Europe

Many Europeans are taking prevention into their own hands as they begin to seek ways to secure PrEP even though access is highly limited in the region.

Five Things Providers Said About PrEP at a Family Planning Conference

Five Things Providers Said About PrEP at a Family Planning Conference

"Getting PrEP information in front of family planning providers could make a big difference in women's access to the HIV prevention tool," Sara Semelka and Pamela Tassin write.

Moralism, Plentiful in HIV Prevention, Is the Fuel of Stigma Img

Moralism, Plentiful in HIV Prevention, Is the Fuel of Stigma

Moralism is bound to rear its ugly head on the battleground of HIV prevention, relying on the concept that those most vulnerable are not in a position to save themselves and do-good outsiders play the most important role in relieving them of oppressi...

Catching Fire: The Realities of the New Era in HIV Prevention and Care Img

Catching Fire: The Realities of the New Era in HIV Prevention and Care

"We're at the start of something new, something important, that's just starting to catch fire," Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., writes. "I can't tell you how many conversations I had with government, national and community leaders last week at USCA about wh...

GMHC Launches PrEP Ad Campaign in New York City Bus Shelters Img

GMHC Launches PrEP Ad Campaign in New York City Bus Shelters

The purpose of the campaign is to spread awareness of the importance of adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

The Role of PrEP in HIV Prevention for Black Women: Power in Service Img

The Role of PrEP in HIV Prevention for Black Women: Power in Service

"We envision Black women enjoying the best possible health, and, as such are compelled to promote Black women's health and wellness, focusing on their strength and resiliency," Barbara Lee Jackson writes. "This includes educating them about the HIV p...