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African studies explore reasons to start, stick with or stop PrEP

This year’s HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) virtual conference featured a large number of sessions examining PrEP usage and discontinuation rates among a variety of users, especially in Africa. Many of the presentations looked at factors that worked as incentives to keep taking PrEP. There is interest in this because, despite higher initiation rates in a… Read More »

CDC launches ‘Hear Her’ campaign to stop pregnancy-related deaths

A campaign to stop pregnancy-related deaths was recently launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The “Hear Her” campaign brings awareness to pregnancy-related deaths while providing education and encouragement to pregnant and postpartum women. Health officials state that early recognition of warning symptoms and early diagnosis of life-threatening conditions can save lives. Hear Her seeks to… Read More »