Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

November 17, 2020
A study on attitudes about using a vaginal ring or oral pills for pre‐exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), perceptions of HIV risk during pregnancy or breastfeeding, and key influences on future PrEP use.
August 13, 2020

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHCS) invites you to a CPD accredited CME-meeting.

Date: Thursday, 13 August 2020 from 17h30 to 19h00 SAST

Introduction by Chair | Prof Linda-Gail Bekker

May 4, 2020

This study has two phases. It will be conducted in one site in CT only. Phase I is to enumerate interest in PrEP uptake among young South African women exposed to a culturally-appropriate social marketing campaign.

February 5, 2019

Update on recommendations on antiretroviral regimens for treating and preventing HIV infection: In 2016, WHO published the consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection and recommended tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF

July 25, 2017

To mark the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science, the Lancet journals have made a selection of content free that reflects some of the breadth and diversity of clinical, epidemiological, and operational HIV research produced by the tireless global HIV community.

July 10, 2017

MSF’s report on “Untreated Violence” in Rustenburg, South Africa, reveals that sexual violence, including rape, is at worryingly high levels in the Platinum Mining Belt area: one in four women had been raped in their lifetime, and approximately half have experienced some form of sexual or intimat

May 29, 2017

Home-based HIV counselling and testing (HBHCT) has the potential to increase HIV testing uptake in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but data on linkage to HIV care after HBHCT are scarce. We conducted a systematic review of linkage to care after HBHCT in SSA.

November 14, 2016

Men who have sex with men (MSM) have been affected disproportionately by the global HIV pandemic. Rates of consistent condom-use are low and there is a need for further biomedical prevention interventions to prevent new HIV infections.

June 18, 2013

An in-depth view of HIV risk and transmission, and the PEP treatment which can stop the infection after it enters the body