This brief summarizes the PEP policy landscape, how to address barriers to policy and implementation, and provides recommendations to increase PEP uptake as part of HIV prevention. While it focuses on countries within the MOSAIC consortium, the findings are broadly applicable for ministries of health, implementing partners, providers, and potential PEP users alike.
HIV Prevention User Journey Tool
The HIV Prevention Journey Tool was developed to support adolescent girls and young women to explore methods that would align with their lifestyle, needs and personal preferences; and support healthcare providers to provide informed counseling based on client needs. The digital tool, which has been optimized for use on mobile devices, can be accessed here.…
Linking PEP and PrEP Services: Job Aid for Providers
This job aid for providers in Eswatini supports linking PEP and PrEP services as elements of a comprehensive combination HIV prevention package. It includes information on understanding PEP, providing PrEP to PEP users, and algorithms for assessing PEP initiation and for assessing PrEP use in clients returning after a full course of PEP. It is…
Feasibility and Preliminary Effectiveness of Integrating HIV Prevention into an Adolescent Empowerment and Livelihood Intervention at Youth Clubs in Rural Uganda
This article from AIDS Care examines the feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of integrating HIV prevention into youth clubs implementing an “empowerment and livelihood for adolescents” intervention in rural Uganda.
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…