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Significant step as WHO recommends the dapivirine vaginal ring as a new HIV prevention tool following promising trial results
Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.
HIV prevention is in need of a re-boot, cried many at AIDS 2018. Where better to start than with the condom, the most simple and effective intervention in our toolkit.
Although more Ugandan men are seeking medical circumcision, the government is falling short of its 80 per cent target. This has led some health experts to ask if Uganda should adopt a new strategy to encourage more men to come forward.
The recent approval of the drug Truvada in Kenya as PrEP reflects commitment from the regulatory authority to fast-track the review of drugs of public health importance.