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The promises and challenges of pre-exposure prophylaxis as part of the emerging paradigm of combination HIV prevention
INTRODUCTION: Towards the end of the twentieth century, significant success was achieved in reducing incidence in several global HIV epidemics through ongoing prevention strategies. However, further progress in risk reduction ...
Acceptability of pre-exposure prophylaxis as an HIV prevention strategy: Barriers and facilitators to pre-exposure prophylaxis uptake among at-risk peruvian populations
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
Summary: This study examined pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) acceptability among female sex workers, male-to-female transgendered persons and men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru. Focus groups explored social issues ...
Rebound in Sexually Transmitted Infections Following the Success of Antiretrovirals for HIV/AIDS
Nearly 1 million people become infected every day with any of the four major curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), namely trichomoniasis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Despite huge global incidence, STIs ...