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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Differentiated HIV Services for Transgender People in Four South African Districts: Population characteristics and HIV care cascade
This article from the Journal of the International AIDS Society describes a differentiated service delivery model across four South African sites and transgender individuals who access these services. It assesses whether hormone therapy is associated with continued use of PrEP and viral load suppression.
Research, Service Delivery
Rapid Assessment on Access to PrEP in EU/EEA Countries
This report by AIDS Action Europe summarizes the results of a survey of member organizations and partners based in EU Member States on various aspects of availability, accessibility, affordability, and acceptability of PrEP in their national context. In addition to the main findings, it includes country profiles and recommendations for the European Union and its…
Determinants of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Implementation in Transgender Populations: A qualitative scoping review
This article from AIDS and Behavior describes the results of a scoping review of contextual factors impeding uptake and adherence to PrEP in transgender communities in the United States.
Trans Inclusion: Charting HIV Research into the Future: A Manifesto and Scorecard for Advocates and Researchers
Trans and gender diverse folx are here! We are more and more visible in our lives, the media, the world, and the lives of people in our communities. And, after years of omission from HIV trials, people are beginning to awaken to the reality that trans-inclusive and trans-centered research is necessary to address matters specific…
Health and Service Utilization among a Sample of Gender-diverse Youth of Color: The TRUTH study
This article from BMC Public Health documents experiences and behaviors among transgender and non-binary youth that contribute to mental and sexual health concerns, including experiences of PrEP use.
Increasing Trans Inclusion in HIV/AIDS National Strategic Planning: Learnings from community advocacy in five countries
This report is based on a year-long project by amfAR and Global Action for Trans Equity (GATE) which aimed to increase trans inclusion in National Strategic Plans (NSP) by building the capacity of five trans-led community organizations to engage in NSP-focused advocacy and shape trans-specific programming. The report identifies factors that could facilitate trans inclusion…
Community/Advocacy, Normative Guidance/Policies
Consolidated Guidelines on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STI Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations (2022)
Released in July 2022, the consolidated guidelines on HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations outline a public health response for five key populations (men who have sex with men, trans and gender diverse people, sex workers, people who inject drugs and people in prisons and other closed settings).…
HIV Prevention Ambassador Training Package and Toolkit
The HIV Prevention Ambassador Training Package and Toolkit is designed for community-based organizations and other groups to train HIV Prevention Ambassadors with the goal of promoting the meaningful engagement of communities and potential and current PrEP users in the rollout of oral PrEP for HIV prevention.
Community/Advocacy, Demand Creation/Marketing
Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations (2014)
In 2014, WHO updated its Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection to include a recommendation of PrEP as a prevention option for gay men and other men who have sex with men; this document also recognizes the utility of PrEP for serodiscordant couples in some contexts.
Community/Advocacy, Demand Creation/Marketing, Normative Guidance/Policies
Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection — Second edition
In June 2016, WHO released guidelines on the diagnosis of HIV infection, the use of ARVs for treating and preventing HIV infection and the care of people living with HIV. They are structured along the continuum of HIV testing, prevention, treatment and care. This edition updates the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral…
Monitoring & Evaluation, Normative Guidance/Policies, Research