Resources : PrEP
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Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is an HIV prevention strategy that involves the use of antiretroviral medications by HIV-negative individuals to reduce their risk of HIV infection. PrEP involves taking daily oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate plus emtricitabine (TDF/FTC), brand name Truvada. Truvada was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use as HIV treatment […]
Published May 2014. This supplement to the Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV in the United States 2014 – A Clinical Practice Guideline is intended to provide additional information that may be useful to clinicians providing PrEP. Contents include a patient/provider checklist, patient information, fact sheets, counseling information, and more.
The video and presentation slides including Beyond the Data from the May session of CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds, “Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Prevention of HIV Infection,” held on Tuesday, May 20 are now available at http://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/archives/2014/may2014.htm. Each year, an estimated 50,000 individuals become infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United […]
As part of the unrestricted educational grant from Gilead Sciences, we (The PrEP REP team) collaborated with medical experts, adherence counselors and community representatives to develop a brief video (~5 minutes) that seeks to provide accurate information about preexposure prophylaxis, the role of adherence, and scope of what PrEP can and cannot do in terms […]