The PrEPWatch Resource Database offers a wide range of material on the status of PrEP as an option for biomedical HIV prevention around the world. Search this database to find step-by-step guidance for rolling out PrEP, summaries of the research to date on safety, efficacy and implementation, tools to assist planning and roll out, country updates on PrEP policy and access, and lessons learned from those efforts.
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South African Guidelines for the Provision of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Persons at Substantial Risk of HIV Infection
These guidelines were developed by the South African National Department of Health and focus on the provision of PrEP as a part of a comprehensive approach to combination prevention, drawing on implementation and research evidence and WHO recommendations.
Market Authorization 101
This slide deck outlines a potential path of market authorization for the dapivirine vaginal ring. It clarifies the necessary regulatory, normative guidance, and policy steps at the global and country levels that would be needed to support ring introduction. This Market Authorization 101 deck is intended to illustrate the ring pathway to market and assist…
Comprehensive National HIV Communications Strategy for Zimbabwe: 2019-2025
The Comprehensive National HIV Communications Strategy for Zimbabwe: 2019-2025 is the guiding framework for implementing integrated HIV communications interventions and activities. By developing standardised approaches to promote individual behaviour, community and policy dialogues, and collective action, this strategy seeks to generate demand for sustainable uptake of HIV prevention, care and treatment services; encourage integrated communications…
What’s the 2+1+1? Event-driven oral pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV for men who have sex with men: Update to WHO’s recommendation on oral PrEP
Based on the available evidence published so far, this technical brief updates the current WHO recommendation on oral PrEP to include an option of event-driven dosing for men who have sex with men.
Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations (2014)
In 2014, WHO updated its Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection to include a recommendation of PrEP as a prevention option for gay men and other men who have sex with men; this document also recognizes the utility of PrEP for serodiscordant couples in some contexts.
Community/Advocacy, Demand Creation/Marketing, Normative Guidance/Policies
Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection — Second edition
In June 2016, WHO released guidelines on the diagnosis of HIV infection, the use of ARVs for treating and preventing HIV infection and the care of people living with HIV. They are structured along the continuum of HIV testing, prevention, treatment and care. This edition updates the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral…
Monitoring & Evaluation, Normative Guidance/Policies, Research
WHO Implementation Tool for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV Infection
The WHO has developed this series of modules to support the implementation of PrEP among a range of populations in different settings. Module 12 focusing on adolescents and young adults is linked on the right. For all modules, click here.
Oral PrEP Risk Assessment Tools at a Glance
To understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of current risk assessment tools and approaches being used to help guide implementation, an analysis of such tools was conducted to investigate how risk assessment tools (www.prepwatch.org/risk-assessment-tools) are used, how well tools identify those at risk for HIV infection and how best implementers can use these tools to…
Demand Creation/Marketing, Research, Normative Guidance/Policies
Draft Technical Working Group (TWG) Terms of Reference (TOR) Template
A template for country-level technical working groups to develop guidelines for oral PrEP in the national context.
PrEP Implementation Pack: South Africa 2016-2017
A 2016-2017 implementation package for South Africa's PrEP Launch. Includes relevant policy and guidelines, tools for auditing facilities, IEC materials and tools for monitoring and evaluation.
Community/Advocacy, Demand Creation/Marketing, Monitoring & Evaluation, Normative Guidance/Policies, Service Delivery