The NHS have launched their 45 day public consultation on a proposed clinical consultation commissioning policy on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV.
This consultation is necessary in order to make PrEP available to people who are at risk of becoming HIV positive. Multiple studies around the world have shown PrEP to be highly effective in reducing the risk of contracting HIV. The results of the PrOUD trial in England, released in 2015, prove that PrEP works and that concerns about it not working in a real world setting, were unfounded. Read more about the trial here: http://www.proud.mrc.ac.uk/
PrEP has been approved by the World Health Organisation and it’s already available for those deemed at risk of HIV in the United States, Canada, France and Israel. PrEP can reduce people’s chances of contracting HIV the virus if taken daily.
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