Government ‘entirely unclear’ on how it will keep promise to deliver PrEP in England by April, charity warns

The UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity has questioned the government’s readiness to deliver PrEP in England by April as it has promised. The drug known as PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) is the most effective protection against HIV transmission. It is provided on the NHS in Scotland and in Wales but is not easily accessible in England and Northern Ireland….

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Many guys on PrEP are not getting regularly tested for STIs

Two recent studies have highlighted how many men taking PrEP are not getting themselves regularly screened for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Less than half (43%) of the gay and bi men taking PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) in Baltimore, MD, were fully screened for the most common STIs (syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia) when they started the medication….

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Governor Gavin Newsom Extends PREP to CA Residents Without a Perscription!

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take daily medicine to prevent HIV. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body. When taken daily, PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV from sex or injection drug use. PrEP is much less effective when it is…

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