Category Archives: ARV-based Intervention

UK HIV Prevention organisations issue statement in support of PrEP

A group of UK HIV prevention organisations have released today a statement calling for the NHS to make Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection available as soon as possible. This statement comes after two clinical studies investigating daily PrEP in the UK

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: Not the Latest Fad but a Drive for Change

In a recent BMJ Blog Dr Rupert Whitaker cast a critical eye on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV infection, questioning its role as a public health intervention. The piece is challenging and although it rightly emphasises the need for a carefully planned

WHO recommends PrEP for MSM: Time for the UK to take note and act?

In a surprising move, the World Health Organisation has come out in support of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), recommending Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) to consider its use for HIV prevention alongside the use of condoms. It will be a huge challenge for countries

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