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My PrEP Story: KUCHENGA (part 1)

The majority of KUCHENGA’s sexual partners are straight. In her first My PrEP Story blog, KUCHENGA says it’s trans women who are educating straight men about PrEP. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are using, or have used, PrEP. Find out more about their decisions to […]

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My PrEP Story: P (part 1)

How did P Masters remember to take his PrEP? Find out in his My PrEP Story blog along with why a sexual partners’ HIV status no longer matters to him. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are using, or have used, PrEP. Find out more about […]

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DIY HIV prevention – how gay men in London use and source PrEP outside of clinic trials

Other gay men who use PrEP are the biggest source of information and support for men who are buying PrEP online, according to new research published today. The research, undertaken among gay men in London in summer 2017, was conducted by researchers at The Graduate Institute of International and Development […]

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Huge geographical inequity in access to PrEP health promotion activity, new mapping exercise shows

Large parts of England are not being reached with PrEP health promotion activity according to a new mapping exercise undertaken by Public Health England, in partnership with PrEPster. NHS sexual health organisations and community-based organisations were asked to complete on online survey during March 2018. The survey allowed organisations to […]

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My PrEP Story: Yasmin (part 1)

When Yasmin first heard about PrEP, her excitement turned to anger. And now she’s fighting back – PrEP offers one small tool to help women take control of their lives, and Yasmin is determined that women should know about it. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who […]

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PrEPster joins call for action to ensure routine availability of PrEP in England by 1 April 2019

A group of 32 charities and community groups, including PrEPster, National AIDS Trust, and Terrence Higgins Trust have come together to demand NHS England and local authority commissioners ensure PrEP is routinely available in sexual health clinics by 1 April 2019 at the latest. A large-scale PrEP trial is currently […]

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My PrEP Story: Brian

Brian Paddick was a participant on the PROUD trial and is now on IMPACT. In his My PrEP Story he talks about why he joined the trial, and the benefits of interacting with friendly, non-judgemental and supportive medical staff. My PrEP Story is the personal voice of people who are […]

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My PrEP Story: Want to tell yours? 🙂

If you’d like to write a contribution for PrEPster’s My PrEP Story blog then read on!    Why are we doing the blogs? We know from previous PrEP and HIV drug trials that participant blogs can help bring new people into trials and studies – as well as shaping future […]

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PrEPster launches new briefing paper to assist frontline outreach workers

PrEPster has released a new briefing paper to assist outreach workers in responding to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about PrEP. The briefing is the result of training interventions facilitated by PrEPster with frontline outreach workers. The e-version of the document links to research and evidence that supports the FAQs, allowing […]

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New multi-language PrEPster information launched thanks to unique collaboration

A unique collaboration between PrEPster and translation students at London Metropolitan University (London Met) has resulted in new multi-language sections of PrEPster’s PrEP awareness website. Information on the England PrEP IMPACT Trial, plus details of how to buy PrEP online legally and safely from the UK is now available in […]

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