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Increasing levels of engagement with care is key to controlling HIV epidemic in US

From aidsmap.com

Test-and-treat’ is unlikely to be an effective strategy to control the HIV epidemic in the United States without improvements in retention in care, investigators argue in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. 207 more words

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Paying for PrEP without breaking the bank

From thevoice.com

There’s a lot of misinformation circulating around the internet and in conversations about PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis), the single-daily dose of Truvada, once only used to treat those living with HIV, but now available and approved by the FDA to prevent new HIV infections in negative individuals. 93 more words

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HIV+ Zim sex workers ignore condoms

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – In the heart of Bulawayo’s central business district, a group of young women lurk below the giant jacaranda trees that shut out the street lights, daubing their faces with makeup and adjusting their short skirts. 621 more words


Research shows structural barriers need to be addressed for PrEP to have an impact

From aidsmap.com

The uptake of PrEP in people who need it risks being limited due to low levels of awareness, gaps in health insurance, opaque bureaucratic procedures, under-usage of medical services, and limited awareness and skills in healthcare providers, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in Clinical Infectious Diseases. 100 more words

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Exactly zero men on PrEP contract HIV in 2.5-year study

From hivplusmag.com…

After two and a half years of trials, a new study has found no new HIV infections among a group of people on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).  222 more words

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HIV, Gender Based Violence Prevention & Leadership posted by Brigitte Perreault

South Africa has made remarkable progress in the two decades following the end of apartheid and the successful first democratic elections in 1994. Its Constitution is now heralded as one of the most progressive in the world and its GDP is second on the continent only to that of Nigeria, a country with over three times the population. 673 more words