India

  • Research and Demonstration Projects: India is host to a PrEP demonstration project among female sex workers in Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, a brothel-based project in Sonagachi, and the Ashodaya Samithi project for street-based sex workers based in Mysore. It is scheduled to run from December 2015 to early 2017.
  • Drug Registration: Truvada is registered for treatment. It is not registered for prevention.
  • Policy/Regulatory: There is no national PrEP policy or guidance at present. However, the ongoing demonstration project may be used to inform such policy.
  • Advocacy: If you’re an advocate working on PrEP in India, building a campaign or seeking to share insights and experience, please send info here and PrEPWatch will post it.

Last updated on September 1, 2017.

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