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UCLA Public Health Builds HIV Risk Assessment Calculator

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is currently used as a measure that in preventing HIV transmission during unprotected sex. Though not foolproof, studies have shown taking daily doses of tenofovir the drug reduces the risk by 92% in preventing HIV infection.
Since 2012, CDC…

Bill and Melinda Gates are now backing a tiny implantable drug pump designed to prevent HIV infection

In sub-Saharan Africa, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an epidemic that shows no signs of relenting. In 2013, an estimated 24.7 million people in the region were living with HIV, accounting for 71% of the global total.  438 more words

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force adds PrEP to its efforts in fighting HIV

From the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force

As part of our new medical services, PATF is excited to now offer Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a powerful new tool in the fight to halt the spread of HIV! 354 more words

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UK: NHS – major extension of HIV prevention programme after Court ruling

The NHS in England will fund a major extension to the national HIV prevention programme led by Public Health England with the aim of supporting those most at risk and reducing the incidence of HIV infection. 23 more words

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UK: NHS – major extension of HIV prevention programme after Court ruling

The NHS in England will fund a major extension to the national HIV prevention programme led by Public Health England with the aim of supporting those most at risk and reducing the incidence of HIV infection. 23 more words

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