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  • In this episode hear about recently published findings from a study out of Rakai, Uganda confirm that scaling up of a combination of existing interventions, such as voluntary medical male circumcision and antiretroviral therapy provides protection from HIV at the population-level. How do we apply these findings at the global level?

    January 2018
    AVAC
    Podcast
  • On the eve of World AIDS Day 2017, AVAC published its annual report on the state of the field. AVAC Report 2017: Mixed Messages and How to Untangle Them is a must-read for anyone tracking the progress of HIV prevention around the world. In this month’s episode of Px Pulse, AVAC’s Director of Strategy & Content Emily Bass shares highlights from the report and calls for action on the unfinished work of scaling up prevention.

    December 2017
    AVAC
    Podcast
  • Six short videos spotlight lessons learned at PrEP demonstration projects run by LVCT Health in Kenya. The series explores key issues from the introduction of PrEP and managing symptoms to adherence and the role of support groups.

    December 2017
    AVAC
    LVCT
    Video
    Website
  • Presented by World Health Organization and the OPTIONS Consortium at a pre-conference satellite session of ICASA 2017, this slide presentation reviews the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of oral PrEP among women.

    December 2017
    World Health Organization
    Presentation/Slides
  • Presented by USAID, the OPTIONS Consortium and the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) at a pre-conference satellite session of ICASA 2017, this slide presentation summarizes an analysis of the private sector’s ability to support the rollout of oral PrEP to women.

    December 2017
    USAID
    PEPFAR
    OPTIONS Consortium
    Presentation/Slides
  • AVAC is excited to share our annual “state of the field” report on biomedical prevention research and implementation. AVAC Report 2017: Mixed Messages and How to Untangle Them is straight talk about today’s complex context for HIV prevention. Read this report if you’ve wondered that there’s more rhetorical support than ever for HIV prevention but no more money? How can the world be “on the path to epidemic control” while human rights are trampled in many places, and rates of HIV diagnoses climb in others?

    November 2017
    AVAC
    General
    AVAC Report
  • This study tracked nearly 34,000 participants from 30 communities for 17 years and attributed significant declines in the rate of infection to combination prevention. The interventions under review included voluntary medical male circumcision, antiretroviral treatment and viral suppression, and a number of behavioral changes,

    November 2017
    Rakai Health Sciences Program
    Article
  • So what do we do now that Oral PrEP has hit the world: It works if you take it; roll out is reaching some places and populations better than others. And people on PrEP often need support to stick with it. All this makes adding Oral PrEP a paramount question for trials. This month’s Px Pulse follows a recent summit in Cape Town South Africa where advocates, researchers and regulators confronted the high stakes of post-PrEP prevention research.

    November 2017
    AVAC
    Podcast
  • In Px Wire, we preview part of the AVAC Report 2017, which includes a set of recommendations and priorities that keep funding and research crossing-cutting, strategic and responsive to people’s real-world needs. Check out the infographic, which provides a visual history of the DAIDS Networks and a look at what’s proposed for the next funding cycle.

    November 2017
    AVAC
    General
    Px Wire
  • This introductory 2-page document defines PrEP, reviews the scientific evidence to date, and outlines key research, regulatory and advocacy issues going forward. This factsheet is part of a series on emerging HIV prevention strategies.

    November 2017
    AVAC
    Fact Sheet

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