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From an Ebola response to a PrEP trial, we’re reading why infectious disease responses and health system strengthening go together

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Women in PrEP trial feared they would have to leave study if they reported low adherence – This is a story we’ve heard before — several times now: Women are enrolled in a study to determine the effectiveness of a biomedical method to protect themselves from HIV infection. Earlier studies have indicated the method holds […]

CROI 2015: PrEP, microbicide findings show divergent paths of prevention responses

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Results of PROUD, Ipergay studies among European and Canadian men further talk of maximizing use, while FACTS 001 findings underscore failures to find an HIV protection measure African women can use SEATTLE, WA — Presentations on two studies this morning highlighted the promise of antiretroviral drugs as pre-exposure prophylaxis against acquiring HIV (commonly known as PrEP), giving numbers […]