Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on PrEP and HIV Self-Testing

As a result of a joint partnership between UNAIDS, WHO and Unitaid, a Asia-Pacific regional initiative to build capacity for the rollout of Pre-exposure prophylaxis (#PrEP) and #HIV Self-Testing (#HIVST) is being launched at a regional consultation this week in Bangkok.  Continue reading

Australian PrEP trial leads to unprecedented reductions in HIV transmission

Recent HIV infections in gay and bisexual men in New South Wales (NSW) have declined by almost one-third following the trial of an HIV prevention medication called PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), according to Kirby Institute research published today in The Lancet HIV. These globally unprecedented reductions provide strong evidence to support the large-scale, targeted provision of PrEP to prevent HIV transmission. Continue reading

#PrEParingAsia: How PrEP is expanding in Asia through innovation

Sexuality observer recently published "#PrEParingAsia: How PrEP is expanding in Asia through innovation". The article features a discussion with Midnight Poonkasetwattana, Executive Director of APCOM, one of the main PrEP champions in the region generating awareness, demand, and advocacy tools for PrEP through new initiatives (such as PrEP MAP).  Read the full article here: