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Teamprepster launches new educational information

At teamprepster we’re delighted to launch a new range of educational materials that continue our fight to educate and agitate for PrEP in England and beyond. Designed by Eoin Norton and using photography from Javier Gonzalez the new materials include posters in two designs; an information booklet; and condom packs in four […]

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What we know about the new England PrEP trial

At the start of December 2016, NHS England announced funding for a large scale PrEP trial in England. The announcement said that the trial would be a joint initiative between NHS England and Public Health England (PHE), to start early in the 2017-2018 financial year, and that there would be […]

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The costs of inaction on PrEP

When we set up PrEPster from our kitchen table in August 2015, little did we suspect that in under 18 months, The Lancet would be commending our work. But that’s what just happened. In an editorial published today, our work, alongside that of I Want PrEP Now, National Aids Trust, […]

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Do you want to be more confident in how you speak to the media about PrEP?

PrEPster is organising one-day FREE media training days (one in London + one in Manchester) for UK PrEP educators and advocates. The training is intended to increase the capacity of the UK HIV sector to respond to media queries about PrEP and its use. Central London – Monday 27 March […]

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Something extraordinary is happening to HIV diagnoses in London

As the end of the year approaches, HIV clinics in central London have started to report sharp falls in HIV diagnoses. Dean Street reported a 40% reduction, and the Mortimer Market Centre a fall of over 50%. Homerton in east London reported a 40% reduction, and Bart’s a 36% fall. […]

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Frustrated by bureaucracy, activists led grassroots effort to get drugs to curb HIV infections

Team PrEPster and I Want PrEP Now featured in STAT News about getting generic PrEP to prevent HIV infections.   Frustrated by NHS, activists led grassroots effort for HIV protection

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Community PrEP advocates respond to NHS England PrEP announcement

Community PrEP advocates from PrEPster and iwantPrEPnow welcomed NHS England’s announcement today that PrEP will be more widely available on the NHS in England. A new clinical trial will provide PrEP to at least 10,000 participants over the next three years, with a further rollout anticipated in the future. Both […]

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Team PrEPster talks about PrEP, living with HIV, and sex education in Attitude magazine

PrEPster co-founder Marc talks to Attitude magazine on World Aids Day about living with HIV for 30 years; and about PrEP, treatment as prevention, and better sex education.   ‘World AIDS Day is about remembering those who have fallen – this is our war’

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Considering joining Gilead’s new Discover PrEP trial? Find out why international advocates have raised concerns about this trial

Recruitment to Gilead’s new PrEP trial – the Discover trial – will commence in coming months, including in the UK. Team PrEPster have been part of international debates and discussions about the trial and, along with PrEP advocates from across Europe and North America, attended a meeting in New York […]

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Join us for a PrEP Champions Event!

Do you want to learn more about new ways to prevent HIV? Come along to a FREE day about being a PrEP Champion in Black African and Caribbean communities in the UK. Come along and find out more about the case for treatment as prevention (TasP) and PrEP; discuss how […]

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