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Bundling PrEP With Family Planning May Be Key to HIV Prevention

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While much attention is paid to the risks of HIV in men who have sex with men—the most heavily impacted demographic in the United States —in less developed nations such as those in Africa, there exists an outsize risk of HIV infection in young women. Reaching this population is a priority for infectious disease specialists, who are working to increase the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in this vulnerable group. One way to do that may be to bundle PrEP with birth control offerings in family planning clinics so as to increase uptake.

September 12, 2019
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