Advocacy Resources

Around the world, civil society advocates and activists are demanding PrEP. Here’s how groups are taking action—and how you can get involved! PrEP has become a cause and a rallying cry, but it is not yet a reality for everyone who needs or wants it. Advocacy at the international, national and local levels are essential to realizing this reality.

Explore this section for:

  • Country Updates—Visit here for brief updates from around the globe of national updates and in-country partners working for PrEP access.
  • Global Action—Watch this space for sign-on statements, letters and other forms of global action.

News Spotlight

  • FDA Approves Truvada as PrEP for Adolescents at Risk for HIV

    May 15, 2018

    The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approval of Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV to include adolescents. Truvada was approved as an HIV prevention method in 2012 but only for individuals age 18 and older. The new approval expands this indication to include adults and adolescents at risk for HIV.

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  • Early PrEP Uptake in Africa Study Gives Support for Possibility of Wider Acceptance

    May 9, 2018

    New findings show that nearly a fifth of adults whose risk for HIV infection made them eligible for free PrEP started taking the drug within 30 days — according to a study examining the impacts of health interventions across communities in two East African countries. The study’s authors conclude that this provides further evidence that widespread roll out of PrEP to individuals at high risks for infection across resource-limited communities is feasible.

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