Travestis, Transgender Women and Young MSM are at High Risk for PrEP Early Loss to Follow-up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This article from the Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases identifies factors associated with PrEP early loss to follow-up among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, travestis, and transgender women in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Perception of PrEP-related Stigma in PrEP Users: Results from the ANRS-PREVENIR cohort
This journal article from HIV Medicine explored how stigma has played a role and been a major barrier in uptake and adherence of oral PrEP.
Shaping and Strengthening Markets for a New Era of Choice-based HIV/SRH Programming: Lessons from HIV & FP product introduction Report
This report was from the BioPIC Think Tank, Shaping and Strengthening Markets for a New Era of Choice-based HIV/SRH Programming: Lessons from HIV & FP product introduction. As new HIV prevention products move closer to entering the market, there is an opportunity to design choice-based programs that apply lessons and successes from HIV and FP…
Important Steps for PrEP Uptake Among Adolescent Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Brazil
This journal article from PLOS ONE analyzed the PrEP uptake process and factors associated with daily oral PrEP initiation among adolescent men who have sex with men and transgender women in Brazil.
HIV Care Providers’ Familiarity, Concerns, and Attitudes About HIV PrEP in Colombia: Insights From the PrEP-Col-Study
This journal article from AIDS Care examined PrEP awareness and familiarity, comfort with PrEP-related activities, perceived barriers for PrEP implementation, concerns, and attitudes in Colombia.
Shaping and Strengthening Markets for a New Era of Choice-based HIV/SRH Programming: Lessons from HIV & FP product introduction Slides
These slides were featured at the BioPIC Think Tank, Shaping and Strengthening Markets for a New Era of Choice-based HIV/SRH Programming: Lessons from HIV & FP product introduction. As new HIV prevention products move closer to entering the market, there is an opportunity to design choice-based programs that apply lessons and successes from HIV and…
Uptake and Continuation of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Women of Reproductive Age in Two Health Facilities in Kisumu County, Kenya
This article from Journal of the International AIDS Society follows the uptake and continuation of oral PrEP among women 15–49 years in two health facilities in Kisumu County, Kenya.
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…