WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV infection - MODULE 2: Community educators and advocates

World Health Organization

Following the WHO recommendation in September 2015 that “oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) should be offered as an additional prevention choice for people at substantial risk of HIV infection as part of combination HIV prevention approaches”, partners in countries expressed the need for practical advice on how to consider the introduction of PrEP and start implementation.

In response, WHO has developed this series of modules to support the implementation of PrEP among a range of populations in different settings.

Module 2: Community educators and advocates

For PrEP services to reach populations in an effective and acceptable way, community educators and advocates are needed to increase awareness about PrEP in their communities. This module provides up-to-date information on PrEP that should be considered in community-led activities that aim to increase knowledge about PrEP and generate demand and access.

All other modules can be found here.

August 24, 2017
Year of publication
2017
Resource types
Programmatic guidance, Tools, Training materials
Tags
WHO guidelines, oral PrEP, HIV prevention, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), combination HIV prevention approaches, PrEP implementation, community educators, advocates, community-led activities

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