JSI’s USAID DISCOVER-Health Project contributes towards HIV epidemic control in Zambia and has produced a number of PrEP campaign materials. See below!
- PrEP Your Client for Protection in 5 Easy Steps
- Be Ready with PrEP Fact Sheet
- Be Ready with PrEP Frequently Asked Questions
- Zambia Ending AIDS Posters
Introduction to Zambia Ending AIDS
The Zambia Ending AIDS campaign is all about taking control of your sexual health. Knowing your HIV status is important and so is living your life free from judgement and stigma. There is an HIV prevention or treatment option out there that suits you and your lifestyle – and we can help you find it! This video is an introduction to how the campaign was created.
What is HIV risk?
The first step to safeguarding your health is by knowing your HIV status. Whatever result you get, there is a way to manage it, be healthy, live your life, and crucially be safer in the knowledge you gain. So, how do you know if you’re at risk of contracting HIV? This video outlines the different practices that may put you at risk and ways to protect yourself by choosing an HIV prevention plan that suits your life.
Asking to Use a Condom
Condoms offer all-in-one protection from HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy. They’re cheap and readily available from most pharmacies and health centers. Asking to use a condom though isn’t always so easy, right? Worried you will get a bad reaction from your partner or just not sure how to say it? This video gives you tips on how to start that conversation. Remember, pleasure is important, but so is protection. Luckily, condoms can offer both!
How to Take PrEP
Have you heard about PrEP? It’s a new daily pill to help prevent HIV. It’s safe, discreet and puts you in control of protecting yourself. It’s for people who are HIV negative but are at risk of contracting. So, could you be eligible for it? This video helps you find out more about PrEP and if it could be right for you.
Living with HIV
What’s it like living with HIV? From the moment you find out, to getting on treatment, and planning for your future. HIV is like any other disease. It’s important to remember you can live a long and happy life. There will be challenges, like dealing with stigma and judgement, but this video shows why the power lies with you and how you can respond to your status with resilience and positivity.
Guide to Providing PrEP
Calling all healthcare providers! This video is for you, as we outline some top tips and guidance on prescribing PrEP. We want to empower you with the information you need about PrEP, inform you on how best to counsel your client on what’s right for them, and support them in a non-judgmental manner.
What is PrEP?
You prepare yourself for the weather, you prepare yourself for a test, you prepare for the future…so why not prepare for safer sex? PrEP is a new daily pill to help prevent HIV. It’s safe, discreet and puts you in control of protecting yourself. It’s for people who are HIV negative but are at risk of contracting. This video shares more information about what PrEP is and how to take it.
There’s a new way to prevent HIV and it’s called PrEP! It’s a daily pill that is safe and discreet to take. If you’re HIV negative and are at risk of contracting, PrEP could be what you need to protect yourself. Don’t just take it from us, check out what your favorite celebrities – Bombshell, Bobby East, Slap-Dee and Mwaka Mugala – have to say about it!
Mapping Implementation Science with Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change (MIS-ERIC): Strategies to Improve PrEP Use among Black Cisgender Women Living in Mississippi
This article from the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities describes an analysis of qualitative interviews undertaken in Mississippi, USA with Black, cisgender women at risk for HIV and community healthcare clinic staff who work directly with this population in order to identify barriers to PrEP uptake and select appropriate implementation strategies to increase…
A Qualitative Exploration of New and Existing HIV PrEP Modalities Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Philadelphia
This article from Open Forum Infectious Diseases explores the treatment characteristics that may influence the willingness and uptake of long-acting injectable PrEP as opposed to the daily pills among a racially diverse sample of gay and bisexual men who have sex with men in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Uptake of and Adherence to Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis among Adolescent Girls and Young Women at High Risk of HIV-Infection in Kampala, Uganda: A qualitative study of experiences, facilitators and barriers
This article from BMC Women’s Health describes the results of a qualitative study exploring the experiences, facilitators and barriers of PrEP uptake and adherence to PrEP among adolescent girls and young women in Kampala, Uganda.
Self-reported and Pill Count Measures of Adherence to Oral HIV PrEP among Female Sex Workers Living in South-Western Uganda
This article from PLOS One reports on a study evaluating PrEP adherence amongst female sex workers in southwestern Uganda using clinic-based pill counts and self-reported measures, and examines factors associated with protective levels of adherence.
Initial Implementation of HIV PrEP for People who are Incarcerated in Zambia: A cross-sectional observational study
This article from The Lancet HIV describes a cross-sectional observational study of a PrEP programme implemented between October 2020 and March 2021 in 16 criminal justice facilities in four Zambian provinces.
Prevalence of HIV PrEP Prescribing Among Persons With Commercial Insurance and Likely Injection Drug Use
This article from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) estimates HIV PrEP uptake among commercially insured persons with opioid or stimulant use disorder by injection drug use status in the USA.
Results from a Safety Study of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring and Oral PrEP in Breastfeeding Mother-Infant Pairs
This poster from AIDS 2022 presents results from the MTN-043/B-Protected trial, comparing the safety profile of the dapivirine vaginal ring against oral PrEP use during breastfeeding.
Resources for Providing Oral PrEP in Family Planning Settings
The job aids in this publication were developed to facilitate integration of PrEP into Family Planning (FP) services by giving FP providers practical guidance on PrEP eligibility assessment, key informed choice counselling messages about PrEP, and initiation of PrEP for clients who are eligible and want to use it. These job aids can be branded…
PrEP-Related Stigma and PrEP Use among Gay, Bisexual and Other Men who Have Sex with Men in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada
This article from AIDS Research and Therapy explores the association between PrEP-related stigma and PrEP use amongst gay and bisexual men who have sex with men in Ontario and British Columbia, Canada.
Exploring the Use of Oral PrEP Among Women from Durban, South Africa as Part of the HIV Prevention Package in a Clinical Trial
This article from AIDS and Behavior explores PrEP use and post-trial PrEP access amongst women who had taken part in the Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) trial in Durban, South Africa, and describes barriers to access.