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Is PrEP Right for Me?Recent video interview from PositiveLite.comabout PrEP, ACT's PrEP campaign, and some of the nitty gritty of what lies ahead (access, access, access).
In Canada, We Have the Strategy and the Tools to End AIDSWorld Health Day marks a time to reflect on the many public health challenges to be addressed around the globe, such as the 35 million people living with HIV and AIDS. It's also a call to address such issues closer to home. In Canada, we can lead the way forward towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, but a federal level commitment is sorely lacking.
Canada: PrEP use now could save considerable sums in the futureA Canadian paper that weighs the cost of using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infections against the lifetime total cost of one HIV infection finds that, using figures available for Quebec and Ontario provinces, PrEP would be cost-saving under most scenarios, even if the overall lifetime cost of HIV care falls in the future.