Step 5 in a six-part toolkit to assist implementers rolling out oral PrEP. Assess the readiness of healthcare facilities to deliver oral PrEP and identify areas that may require additional investment.
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Addressing the Need for a Preexposure Prophylaxis Monitoring and Evaluation Implementation Guide: Experience From Zambia
The HIV care continuum comprises well-defined steps and indicators. In contrast, indicators along the preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) cascade are still in the early stages of implementation. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of PrEP services is critical to optimizing PrEP uptake and adherence during periods of HIV risk. We provide an overview of global indicators for PrEP,…
Special Issue of the PrEP1519 Brazil Study
Cadernos de Saúde Pública released a special issue of the PrEP1519 study using baseline data. Click here more details. For a full breakdown of the free journal articles, please see below. Combination HIV prevention for adolescent men who have sex with men and adolescent transgender women in Brazil: vulnerabilities, access to healthcare, and expansion of…
The toolkit provides a comprehensive set of tools to support integration of the CHARISMA empowerment counseling intervention into PrEP programs. The intervention is comprised of four steps administered by counselors as part of PrEP service delivery: (1) a relationship assessment, (2) tailored empowerment counseling, (3) information materials for male partners, and (4) referrals to community-based…
Guidance: Standard Operating Procedures for Addressing Partner Relationships and Gender-Based Violence in Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Services
Standard Operating Procedure Guidance Evidence has shown that intimate partner violence (IPV) may act as a barrier to accessing HIV services, including PrEP services. IPV is associated with lower PrEP uptake and adherence and increased PrEP interruption among cisgender women. Although cisgender women have made up the majority of participants in research on PrEP and…
Salient Beliefs and Intention to Use Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women in Zambia: Application of the theory of planned behaviour
This article from Global Public Health shares the outcomes of beliefs and intentions to use PrEP amongst pregnant and lactating cisgender women in Zambia.
Depression and PrEP Uptake, Interruption, and Adherence Among Young Women in Uganda
This article from AIDS Care describes the frequency of depression symptoms in a cohort of 499 young women in Kampala, Uganda and to determine the association of depression symptoms with use of PrEP.
PrEP Use and HIV Seroconversion Rates in Adolescent Girls and Young Women from Kenya and South Africa: The POWER demonstration project
This article from the Journal of the International AIDS Society describes the POWER project, a prospective implementation science evaluation of PrEP delivery for adolescent girls and young women in family planning clinics in Kisumu, Kenya and youth and primary healthcare clinics in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Summary of Guidelines for the Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV in Korea
These guidelines, developed by the Korean Society for AIDS and published in Infection & Chemotherapy, aim to provide comprehensive information for PrEP implementation in South Korea.
What Motivated Men to Start PrEP? A cross-section of men starting PrEP in Buffalo City Municipality, South Africa
This article from BMC Public Health discusses the results of qualitative interviews with cisgender, heterosexual men initiating PrEP in Buffalo City Municipality, South Africa to explore their perceived HIV acquisition risk, prevention needs, and preferences for PrEP initiation.
Impact and Cost-effectiveness of the National Scale-up of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis among Female Sex Workers in South Africa: A modelling analysis
This article from the Journal of the International AIDS Society evaluates the impact and cost-effectiveness of South Africa’s national PrEP programme for female sex workers.