New enrolments for EPIC-NSW will cease on 30 April 2018. If you are already on the study, the timing of when you enrolled will determine when you receive your last supply of free study PrEP. These dates vary, so it is best to gain confirmation from your PrEP prescriber at the clinic you currently attend. Learn more endinghiv.org.au/prepRead More
PrEP is now available on the PBS, making it available at any pharmacy, at an affordable price. For people interested in starting PrEP, you should speak to a doctor – either at a general practice or sexual health clinic – to see if you are eligible. If eligible, you will receive a script for PrEP that you can collect from any pharmacy, or order from an online pharmacy. Learn more endinghiv.org.au/prep/Read More
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A drug called Truvada is the first the FDA approved means of preventing HIV infection. If an HIV-negative person takes the pill every day, they're nearly 99% protected from contracting the virus. Controversy continues to surround the broad uptake of Truvada, but the landscape of safer sex and HIV-prevention changes fundamentally from this point forward, particularly within the gay male community, the population hardest hit by HIV in America. Its ultimate implications for the AIDs epidemic are profound. VICE explores the future of the Truvada and its revolutionary impact on ending HIV/AIDs.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) has been proven to be 92-99% safe and effective if taken daily. But for many, remembering to take a pill each day can be a challenge. Find out what methods and strategies our panelist use to adhere to their daily PrEP routine.Read More
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is safe and effective, but like any other medication, it may come with a risk of side effects. Some users have experienced typical physical side effects, like nausea and headaches, but for others, the side effect was more than physical.Read More
In our introductory discussion, our panelists of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) users discuss the personal reasons they chose PrEP as a strategy for HIV prevention.Read More
The PrEP Squad of DC gives us a brief overview of how Truvada as PrEP works inside the body.Read More
Youreka Science made this fast-motion PrEP 101 video. Get the facts and know what you’re up for when starting PrEP.Read More
Watch Panti Bliss take control of her HIV and go on a journey to long-term health and well-being.Read More
The video is designed for people who are considering PrEP. It contains important information on adherence, side effects and how to get started, and how to stop. It’s a good idea for people to check out the video before going to speak to a doctor, that way they will have a good baseline understanding of what’s involved.Read More
There are now more ways to do it. Protecting yourself from HIV that is. Meet Tom, Dick and Harry. These guys all like a good time, but they stay safe in different ways. Safe sex now means condoms, PrEP, UVL or a mix. This Mardi Gras, whichever way you choose, stay safe. How do you do it?Read More
In 2015, I produced the video documentary on the PROUD Study vimeo.com/132412294 – the study that showed how highly effective PrEP is in gay men in the UK. Now, two years later, I wonder what the situation is like with PrEP in the UK, in 2017.
So I travelled from Hamburg, where I live, to London and talked with ordinary PrEP users – outside of the PROUD Study – to learn about their experiences and motivations. I also talked with PrEP activists and clinicians to find out what impact PrEP has already had in the UK, but also to find out what is still missing for a proper implementation.
Further information: prepster.info/prep17Read More
It’s Saturday night, you’re a gay guy on your third date. The attraction is undeniable. Then, he tells you he’s on treatment and Undetectable. Has been for over 6 months. An Undetectable Viral Load means you’re safe. HIV has never been passed on by someone who’s on regular treatment and is Undetectable. Undetectable = Safe.Read More