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Ending hepatitis C means including people who inject drugs

Ending hepatitis C means including people who inject drugs

April 11, 2018, by

Innovative HCV cure initiatives in San Francisco prioritize high-needs people who may still be actively injecting drugs. Read More

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

Even with PrEP, HIV stigma & discrimination is still a thing

April 9, 2018, by

Contributor David Duran shares his experience with dating, stigma and importance of getting everyone on the same page about the effectiveness of PrEP, the power of treatment as prevention, and the realities of modern-day HIV therapies. Read More

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

PrEP use since 2012 is up, but uptake falls short of need

April 4, 2018, by

1.45 million Americans may be at substantial risk for HIV infection, but only 8% are taking PrEP. Women, people of color, and southern regions are underrepresented. Read More

Syringe access programs increase safe syringe disposal

Syringe access programs increase safe syringe disposal

April 2, 2018, by

Research shows higher syringe coverage and safe disposal options provided by syringe access programs reduce improperly discarded injection equipment. Read More

We say “needle exchange,” but open access—not one-for-one exchange—is best for health

We say “needle exchange,” but open access—not one-for-one exchange—is best for health

April 2, 2018, by

Syringe access programs combat the spread of infectious diseases among people who use injection drugs, improve participant health, and increase linkage to social services including drug treatment. Read More