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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 »

Kenya set to introduce preventative HIV drug Truvada

Kenya set to introduce preventative HIV drug Truvada

B efore the end of 2016, Kenyans will have access to Truvada, a drug which cuts the chances of HIV infection, in a major breakthrough in the fight against the… 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 »

Those at risk of HIV to get preventive drugs

Those at risk of HIV to get preventive drugs

Source: Capital FM By WAMBUI NDONGA | April 4, 2013 NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 4 – Kenyans who are most at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS might soon have to start taking… Read more »

Assessing individual patient crucial when prescribing PrEP

Assessing individual patient crucial when prescribing PrEP

http://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/ October 18, 2012 Judith Aberg, MD, SAN DIEGO — With three new studies this past year and the FDA approval of combination tenofovir/emtricitabine, pre-exposure prophylaxis has been a hot… Read more »

New HIV prevention pill is no magic bullet

New HIV prevention pill is no magic bullet

Source: Swazi Observer with James Hall 25 July, 2012 11:37:00 News that the Food and Drug Administration in the United States has given approval for the marketing and sale of… Read more »

New AIDS vaccine study results promising

New AIDS vaccine study results promising

Source: CNN Blog Post by: Saundra Young – CNN Medical Senior Producer After 2 years of analyzing the results of the largest AIDS vaccine clinical trial ever held – called… Read more »

AIDS: Dr. Kevin De Cock on new developments

AIDS: Dr. Kevin De Cock on new developments

Source:.Windy city media group by Sarah Toce 2011-08-10 Belgium-born infectious disease specialist Dr. Kevin De Cock is the director of the World Health Organization ( WHO ) Department of HIV/AIDS—a… Read more »

Treatment is Key to Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Doctors Say

Treatment is Key to Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Doctors Say

Source: University of South Carlifonia By Dan Fost on June 6, 2011 Doctors fighting HIV/AIDS have a new strategy working for them: Use the treatment of the disease as a… Read more »

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