AVAC, BMGF, CIFF, MedAccess, Unitaid and ViiV Healthcare announce collaboration to catalyse more affordable access to long- acting injectable cabotegravir for HIV prevention
AVAC press release announcing a new collaboration focused on pricing, innovative funding mechanisms, tracking regulatory approvals, and ensuring the inclusion of civil society in key planning and decision making to speed access to injectable cabotegravir (CAB) for PrEP. Launched at the 24th International AIDS Conference, this collaboration includes AVAC, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, MedAccess, Unitaid, and ViiV Healthcare.
Normative Guidance/Policies, Service Delivery, Vertical Transmission
Elimination of vertical transmission of HIV will require expanded access to HIV prevention strategies, such as PrEP, for pregnant and breastfeeding people. Guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) supports provision of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to pregnant and breastfeeding people (PBFP) who are at continuing substantial risk of HIV infection. Evidence has shown that…
Injectable PrEP Factsheet for MSM Advocates and Community Members in the Asia-Pacific Region
Value Chain Situation Analysis for CAB PrEP – Interview Guide
The interview question bank is designed to help identify questions to ask stakeholders in interviews to inform a situation analysis for CAB PrEP.
Value Chain Situation Analysis for CAB PrEP – Overview Guide
This tool can be used by policymakers or others supporting policy development for CAB PrEP (e.g., nongovernmental organizations, donors) to conduct an analysis to assess the existing situation for the introduction of the new product. The guide facilitates a structured process in three steps to support initial planning for CAB PrEP introduction: data collection, stakeholder…
Feasibility of Long Acting Injectable Cabotegravir PrEP Initiation and Administration by Community Health Workers and Early Aspects of the PrEP Injection Care Continuum in a Primary Care Center in Washington, D.C.
This poster presentation, delivered at IAS 2023 by the Whitman-Walker Institute, describes the integration of long acting injectable cabotegravir for PrEP, administered by community health workers, or non medically licensed staff, in a primary health clinic in Washington, D.C., USA.
Shaping and Coordinating the Implementation Science Agenda for Injectable Cabotegravir for PrEP: The role of the Biomedical Prevention Implementation Collaborative (BioPIC)
This article from JIAS describes the coordinated approach taken by the Biomedical Prevention Implementation Collaborative (BioPIC) to ensure questions regarding delivery of cabotegravir (CAB) for PrEP are addressed so that CAB can be introduced in low- and middle-income countries in timely, acceptable and effective ways.
Counterfactual Estimation of Efficacy against Placebo for Novel PrEP Agents Using External Trial Data: Example of injectable cabotegravir and oral PrEP in women
This article from JIAS uses estimated prevention efficacy against a counterfactual placebo to provide information on the use of cabotegravir for PrEP and oral PrEP compared to no intervention.
Country Planning for Product Introduction Matrix
AVAC’s Country Planning for Product Introduction Matrix tracks the regulatory status of cabotegravir for PrEP and the dapivirine vaginal ring, along with related late stage clinical trials and implementation research, procurement plans, and oral PrEP provision across lower and middle income countries.
Global Acute HIV Infection Algorithm Job Aids for Providers
These job aids can assist providers in ruling out HIV infection by offering guidance through three steps: HIV testing, HIV recent exposure assessment: determining need for PEP instead of PrEP, and acute HIV infection assessment. The job aids cover ruling out HIV acquisition for new or returning adherent or non-adherent clients using oral PrEP, PrEP…
Integrated Study Dashboard
This dashboard, produced under the BioPIC project, reflects all currently known activities relating to implementation research, modelling, clinical research, and landscaping for new late stage biomedical HIV PrEP options, including cabotegravir for PrEP and the dapivirine vaginal ring. To update or add any activities missing from the dashboard, or if you have questions on using…