The PrEPWatch Resource Database offers a wide range of material on the status of PrEP as an option for biomedical HIV prevention around the world. Search this database to find step-by-step guidance for rolling out PrEP, summaries of the research to date on safety, efficacy and implementation, tools to assist planning and roll out, country updates on PrEP policy and access, and lessons learned from those efforts.
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PrEP Among Pregnant and Lactating People in 18 PEPFAR-Supported Countries: A review of HIV strategies and guidelines
This article from Global Health: Science and Practice examines the evolution of strategies and guidance on PrEP services for pregnant and lactating people from 18 countries supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Normative Guidance/Policies, Research
Results from a Safety Study of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring and Oral PrEP in Breastfeeding Mother-Infant Pairs
This poster from AIDS 2022 presents results from the MTN-043/B-Protected trial, comparing the safety profile of the dapivirine vaginal ring against oral PrEP use during breastfeeding.
PMM Landscape Analysis, Malawi & Zimbabwe (2020)
PMM is advancing planning for future biomedical prevention product introductions, with a focus on CAB-LA, to avoid oral PrEP challenges and reduce time to impact. PMM used quantitative and qualitative methods to identify sub-national geographies, target populations, delivery channels, and prevention networks to prioritize in early introduction activities for CAB-LA.
Research, Service Delivery
Malawi COP, 2022
The goal of Malawi’s 2022 Country Operational Plan is to maintain progress from 2021 in key areas related to health promotion such as refining efforts to eliminate policy barriers, insitutionalizing client- centered services, helping the country achieve 95-95-95, and spotlighting HIV prevention and treatment access for all populations in need.
Understanding PrEP Decision Making Among Pregnant Women in Lilongwe, Malawi: A mixed-methods study
This article from the Journal of the International AIDS Society presents research on the motivations and concerns of pregnant people for PrEP use and how this informs their decision making and feelings about the decision to start PrEP.
Research, Service Delivery
Malawi’s COP 2021
The goal of Malawi's 2021 Country Operational Plan is to maintain progress from 2020 in key areas related to health promotion such as refining efforts to eliminate policy barriers, insitutionalizing client- centered services, helping the country achieve 95-95-95, and spotlighting HIV prevention and treatment access for all populations in need.
Malawi National HIV/AIDS Monitoring & Evaluation Framework, 2015-20
Strategic and policy developments in support of further access to HIV prevention and treatment services led to the development of this National AIDS M&E Framework for Malawi. This M&E Framework will primarily guide in the generation of vital information for a strategic response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in-country.
Malawi National Strategic Plan for HIV and AIDS, 2020-25
Malawi's National Strategic Plan provides multi-sectoral guidance on the national response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Covering the country's response until 2025, this plan builds on prior achievements and looks to continue improving health outcomes to achieve the 95:95:95 goal of eliminating HIV/AIDS as a public health issue in-country by 2030.
Malawi PrEP Communications Strategy, 2020-23
USAID, PEPFAR, and the National AIDS Commission of Malawi formulated the National Communication and Advocacy Strategy for PrEP to improve the prevention response to HIV in-country, particularly for the most vulnerable populations. This strategy outlines how to coordinate demand creation in priority populations to increase uptake of PrEP.
Microbicide Trials Network-043 – B-PROTECTED Study
Microbicide Trials Network-043, or B-PROTECTED, is a Phase IIIb open-label study that evaluated the safety and acceptability of the monthly dapivirine ring and daily oral PrEP in women who are breastfeeding, a time of heightened vulnerability for acquiring HIV.