More than Just Oral PrEP: Exploring interest in rectal douche, dissolvable implant, removable implant and injection HIV prevention approaches among racially diverse men who have sex with men in the Northeast Corridor
This exploratory and cross-sectional study investigated interest in four biomedical prevention tools—rectal douche, dissolvable implant, removable implant and injection—among a racially diverse sample of men who have sex with men from the Northeast Corridor region between Philadelphia and Trenton.
Coordinating Implementation Science for CAB for PrEP: Early Insights from EBONI and PILLAR
This document summarises key takeaways from the BioPIC Think Tank on early insights from ViiV Healthcare’s two cabotegravir for PrEP implementation studies- EBONI and PILLAR.
Coalition to Accelerate Access to Long-Acting PrEP- Backgrounder
This document introduces the Coalition to Accelerate Access to Long-Acting PrEP, an initiative that brings together leading donors, agencies, and advocates to ensure an accelerated, equitable, sustainable and collaborative approach to making longer-acting PrEP options accessible as quickly and as equitably as possible. The Coalition is convened by Unitaid, WHO, UNAIDS, Global Fund, and PEPFAR,…
HIV Pre & Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Guidelines in Zambia, December 2023
This document aims to provide Ministry of Health guidance on the implementation of PEP and PrEP to prevent HIV transmission and improve overall health outcomes. This comprehensive approach reflects the commitment of all involved in combating HIV and enhancing public health.
ICAP PrEP Package for Providers: PrEParing for Choice
ICAP’s PrEP Package for Providers: PrEParing for Choice was developed by ICAP at Columbia University to promote the introduction and implementation of multiple PrEP products. The material is designed to capacitate health care teams with the knowledge and skills to counsel clients about PrEP and PrEP options, conduct effective PrEP initiation visits, and monitor and…
Creating Allies: Qualitative exploration of young women’s preferences for PrEP methods and parents’ role in PrEP uptake and user support in urban and rural Zambia
This article from BMC Women’s Health describes the results of a qualitative study to learn about PrEP method preferences amongst adolescent girls and young women and their parents in Zambia.
Factors Influencing the Uptake of a Mono-PrEP Implant for the Prevention of HIV: Males’ perspectives from three South African provinces
This article from PLOS One describes the results of a study which aimed to estimate the potential uptake of a mono-PrEP implant and the factors influencing uptake among males in South Africa. The study also examined messaging and demand creation tactics that males perceive will improve HIV prevention uptake.
Value Chain Situation Analyses
Situation analyses are an initial step in supporting national planning for the introduction and scale-up of PrEP methods. These tools can be used by policymakers or others supporting policy development for new PrEP methods (e.g., nongovernmental organizations, donors) to conduct an analysis to assess the existing situation for the introduction of the new product. Value…
The Lancet HIV- Special Issue on PrEP
The December 2023 issue of The Lancet HIV contains numerous articles featuring the latest research and commentaries on PrEP, including oral PrEP, injectable CAB for PrEP, the dapirivine vaginal ring, and PEP.
What can modelling tell us about the scale-up of CAB for PrEP?
This factsheet summarises the results of mathematical modelling exercises of Cabotegravir (CAB) for PrEP rollout undertaken by researchers affiliated with the HIV Modelling Consortium. These results can help implementers and policymakers understand what to expect and guide early policy decisions to ensure CAB for PrEP is able to have maximum impact on reducing the HIV…
Coordinating Implementation Science for CAB for PrEP: Linking Modellers with the Latest Implementation Science Evidence
This document summarises key takeaways from a September 2023 BioPIC Think Tank to align modellers and implementation science researchers on data and evidence needs to address cabotegravir for PrEP evidence gaps.