Category Archives: HIV prevention

Seeking your help to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics and significantly reduce the incidence of STDs in California!

Project Inform is partnering with HIV, hepatitis and STD organizations from across the state to call on the next Governor of California to develop and implement a statewide plan to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics and to significantly reduce the incidence of STDs. We…Read More

IAS2018: PrEP use linked to fewer new HIV infections in US states

Published by and re-posted from aidsmeds.com. As pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use continues to grow, epidemiological evidence is starting to show an association between increases in PrEP uptake and declines in new infections. A new analysis presented this week at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018)…Read More

IAS2018: PrEP does not lower feminising hormone level in transgender women

Published by and re-posted from aidsmed.com. Tenofovir levels fell slightly, but implications for HIV prevention are unclear Using Truvada (tenofovir DF/emtricitabine) for HIV prevention does not lower levels of feminising hormones, offering reassurance for transgender women who are concerned about drug interactions, according to a presentation…Read More

IAS2018: Zero transmissions mean zero risk – PARTNER 2 study results announced

Reported by and re-posted from aidsmed.com. We’re as confident now that undetectable gay men pose no risk of HIV transmission as we already were for heterosexuals, researchers say The chance of any HIV-positive person with an undetectable viral load transmitting the virus to a sexual partner…Read More

Gilead increases limits on its assistance programs for PrEP

On July 23, 2018, Gilead (the manufacturer of Truvada) announced two major changes to their PrEP assistance programs. These changes will help address ongoing affordability challenges that many people are facing with today’s rising costs of health insurance. First, the eligibility limit for the Copay Coupon…Read More

New information reflected in Project Inform’s updated PrEP flow chart

Project Inform has recently updated our Getting Yourself Prepared for PrEP flow chart to reflect a few new changes in the information: Gilead increased their Co-pay Coupon Card program assistance limit to $4,800 on January 1, 2018, from the previous amount of $3,600. The FPL (Federal…Read More

California HIV Alliance submits budget proposal to the state

The California HIV Alliance, of which Project Inform is a member, submitted their budget request to the State, urging the State to make strategic investments in programs that will increase PrEP uptake and other evidence-based prevention services, provide targeted HIV prevention and employment services for transgender women,…Read More