The scale-up, promotion and use of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in different settings and in different populations.

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  • How to get PrEP in the UK

    In England, PrEP is available to people taking part in the PrEP Impact trial.In Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, PrEP is available through NHS sexual health clinics.It...

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  • PrEP Education Campaigns Leave People Who Inject Drugs Behind

    On July 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report that found an “encouraging” increase in recent years in urban-living queer men’s awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). But in some of the cities covered by the CDC’s report, many people who inject drugs are wholly unaware of the “miracle drug,” as HIV activists have dubbed it.

    21 July 2019 | Filter
  • No new cases of HIV among people in Wales taking PrEP

    Vaughan Gething, the Welsh minister for health and social services, said he was “delighted” that access to PrEP was now “fully embedded” into sexual health services.

    21 July 2019 | The Pharmaceutical Journal
  • New Algorithms Could Help Providers ID PrEP Candidates

    Electronic prompts for clinicians to recommend Truvada to people at risk for HIV could help increase PrEP’s impact.

    17 July 2019 | Poz
  • Trial Pairs PrEP With Behavioral Intervention to Prevent HIV in Drug Users

    Yale University investigators are leading a trial that is testing a bio-behavioral intervention’s ability to improve pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence and reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in individuals with opioid dependency, a population experiencing new outbreaks of HIV.

    15 July 2019 | Contagion Live
  • How Australia Could Almost Eradicate H.I.V. Transmissions

    It took universal health care, political will and a health campaign designed to terrify the public, but nearly four decades into the H.I.V. crisis, Australian researchers say the country is on a path toward making transmissions of the virus vanishingly rare.

    12 July 2019 | New York Times
  • PrEP Trials Offer Insight for Reaching at-Risk Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Reaching individuals at high risk of acquiring HIV infection continues to pose a challenge to uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). A new study looked at PrEP clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa, examining recruitment strategies to reach women at high risk of contracting HIV.

    10 July 2019 | Contagion Live
  • Same-day PrEP initiation a favorable option for patients at risk for HIV

    Same-day initiation of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for HIV prevention was found to be safe, feasible and well-received among patients at a walk-in STD clinic, according to a recently published study. During the study, which was conducted at a clinic in Denver, a high proportion of the participants were linked to ongoing PrEP care, researchers reported.

    10 July 2019 | Healio
  • What Does PrEP Cost Outside the United States?

    For the past several years, doctors in the United States have watched enviously as other countries have approved generic versions of PrEP made by Mylan, Teva, and other generic drug companies. These cheaper generics have made it easier for governments to support large PrEP scale-up programs.

    04 July 2019 | The Body
  • HIV diagnoses in Australia drop to lowest number in 18 years

    Australia continues to lead the world in HIV prevention and in 2018 recorded the lowest number of HIV diagnoses since 2001. According to a report released today by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney, last year there were 835 HIV diagnoses across the country, which represents a decline of 23% over five years.

    03 July 2019 | University of New South Wales
  • Free, fast track access to PrEP now available in London

    Those who meet the eligibility criteria will soon get a free, six month supply of PrEP. The improved access to PrEP comes thanks to HIV and sexual health charity, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) and the UK’s busiest sexual health clinic, 56 Dean Street.

    01 July 2019 | Gay Star News
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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