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New toolkit and resources support communities to demand PrEP

Written by Trisa Taro, Program Impact Manager, ITPC The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) has just released the Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP, developed to equip community activists with the knowledge and skills they need to demand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). While the rate of new HIV infections among adults globally remains the same, rates …

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LINKAGES puts key population HIV programming on the map at IAS 2017

Written by Tiffany Lillie, LINKAGES Senior Technical Advisor; Hally Mahler, LINKAGES Director; and Chris Akolo, Director of Global Health, Population, & Nutrition, FHI 360 LINKAGES had a significant presence at the 9th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017), held July 23-26 in Paris. The project hosted two satellite sessions on key …

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Early Lessons from South Africa’s Rollout of Oral PrEP to Sex Workers

This blog has been reposted from Prepwatch.org; the original posting can be found here. Contributed by Neeraja Bhavaraju and Daniela Uribe from FSG, a member of the OPTIONS Consortium. In June 2016, South Africa’s National Department of Health began making oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) available to sex workers. This represented the first time that any …

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New Look at PrEP Study Points to Efficacy for Transgender Women

Below is a reposting of the press release from UC San Francisco (UCSF) on the findings of a recent PrEP study. Access to the full research article published by the Lancet can be found here: http://bit.ly/PrEPLancet  In a new look at the groundbreaking iPrEx (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Initiative) trial for people at high risk of HIV infection, UC San …

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