A step-by-step framework for planning the introduction of PrEP
Building a program to introduce PrEP effectively requires action on many levels. Some steps need to be done in sequence, others can be done simultaneously. This framework outlines the steps in this process, from creating the right policies to establishing a reliable supply chain, to measuring program quality.
The CHARISMA intervention pilot—embedded in the MTN HOPE study—addressed intimate partner violence and relationship skills among women using microbicides in Johannesburg, South Africa. View the photo story to learn about the pilot through the eyes of CHARISMA clinic and community staff.
Pilot PrEP projects have been underway in some African countries for several years. But it has only been since late 2017 that some countries have started serious PrEP availability programmes for wider populations.