Category Archives: HIV prevention

The FDA Has Approved Generic PrEP—but Access May Remain Difficult

This article from Vice.com does an excellent job of detailing the complicated issues related to the recent FDA approval of generic Truvada for PrEP. ORIGINAL POST: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/the-fda-has-approved-generic-prepbut-access-may-remain-difficult Experts cited complicated factors, like patient and doctor awareness and the unique way the US HIV medication market functions,…Read More

Working at the State Level: Project Inform’s California Advocacy for 2017

State-level advocacy efforts are crucial to create lasting change. Often efforts that are started at local and state levels inform national trends and structural changes at the federal level (think about the history of same-sex marriage, health care reform, and syringe exchange in the United States)….Read More

To End AIDS in the United States, Stay True to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

By Judith Auerbach, Robert Bank, Chris Collins, JD Davids, Rebecca Haag, David Ernesto Munar, Dana van Gorder, Phill Wilson and A. Toni Young Ten years ago, hundreds of organizations and individuals signed a petition calling on all presidential candidates to create a national AIDS strategy. We…Read More

CROI 2017: What’s Up with PrEP and STIs?

Critics have been warning since the concept of oral PrEP was in its infancy that it would lead to major increases in condomless sex among users and a corresponding dramatic spike in sexually transmitted infections (STIs). So far, the data have been inconclusive. A journal article…Read More

PleasePrEPMe.org launches expanded online services to help Californians access PrEP

PleasePrEPMe.org is pleased to announce PleasePrEPMe:Connect — the expanded online service that assists Californians with understanding and finding PrEP and PEP services. The announcement is being made at this year’s Los Angeles County Frontline PrEP Summit by Project Inform, a collaborating partner with the program. The…Read More

PleasePrEPMe.org seeks to expand access to PrEP within California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alan McCord, amccord@projectinform.org, 415-580-7307 HIVE (hiveonline.org) and Project Inform (projectinform.org) are pleased to announce the hiring of three key positions for supporting PrEP services within California and nationally through expanded navigation services at PleasePrEPMe.org (PPM). The launch date of these free new…Read More

Project Inform hires new PrEP navigator for expanding PleasePrEPMe.org

Project Inform is very pleased to announce the hiring of Charlie Romero as the new PrEP Navigator for PleasePrEPMe.org, a collaboration of Project Inform and HIVE. Charlie started January 23 and will be responsible for the daily operations of assisting Californians access PrEP through PleasePrEPMe’s expanded…Read More