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Kenyan government to roll out pre-exposure HIV drug

Kenyan government to roll out pre-exposure HIV drug

Source: The Daily Nation By ELIZABETH MERAB The Kenyan government will next month roll out a new drug meant to protect HIV-negative people from contracting the virus. The drug, known… Read more »

Breakthrough in Kenya war on HIV/Aids

Breakthrough in Kenya war on HIV/Aids

Source: Daily Nation Saturday, March 5, 2016 By CHRISTABEL LIGAMI In Summary Known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and used as an antiretroviral drug, Truvada works by inhibiting the key enzyme, reverse transcriptase,… Read more »

PrEP modelling in rural Kenya

PrEP modelling in rural Kenya

Published: 26 May 2015 A mathematical model developed by two researchers at Imperial College, London, and based on what would happen if pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was introduced to a high-prevalence… Read more »

This Story Made an Insurance Company Cover AIDS Drugs

This Story Made an Insurance Company Cover AIDS Drugs

Can you trust your insurance company’s drug formulary? Robert Shore thought he could. He was wrong. Robert Shore walked in his front door, dropped his stuff and sorted through the… Read more »

Need for systematic HIV drug resistance testing in Africa

Need for systematic HIV drug resistance testing in Africa

SOURCE: IRIN HIV is a tough enough diagnosis, but when one contracts a strain of HIV resistant to some life-prolonging medicines, treatment options are limited. A new study has found… Read more »

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