Dr. Kevin Sherin from @HealthyFla shares bad & better news; Orlando is #5 in the US for new cases of HIV but we are #3 in the US for PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). #WorldAIDSDay #worldaidsday2016 #aids2016
NHS England has lost its appeal over a High Court ruling that it has the legal power to commission PrEP, a “game-changing” preventative HIV/Aids drug. PrEP, short for “pre-exposure prophylaxis”, is a prevention strategy which involves people who are HIV negative but at high risk of infection taking the anti-retroviral drug Truvada to reach optimal levels of protection.
Pill taken before, after sex may prevent HIV: study | Free Malaysia Today | While the latest evidence on the technique known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is not enough to change guidelines, it was welcomed as a novel approach to HIV prevention.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a prevention option for people who are at high risk of getting HIV. It’s meant to be used consistently, as a pill taken every day, and to be used with other prevention options such as condoms. Find out if PrEP is right for you.