HIVE in the Media

HuffPo: Making PrEP Possible for Women

HuffPo: Making PrEP Possible for Women

Three-and-a-half years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the HIV treatment drug Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP for HIV prevention. It was a landmark moment in the decades-long effort to halt HIV transmission. This pill, when taken daily by an HIV-negative person, reduces the likelihood of acquiring HIV by more than 90 percent.

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KCBS In Depth: Healing

KCBS In Depth: Healing

KCBS’ Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Deborah Cohan, obstetrician and gynecologist, who runs the UCSF Perinatal HIV Clinic and is Medical Director of HIVE, the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center at SF General.

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With PrEP from San Francisco

With PrEP from San Francisco

“We look at the scale-up of PrEP in San Francisco in the United States of America (USA), where comprehensive PrEP services are already changing lives and the shape of the epidemic.”

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HuffPo: Embracing the Reproductive Rights of HIV-affected Couples: It’s Time

HuffPo: Embracing the Reproductive Rights of HIV-affected Couples: It’s Time

Witnessing someone’s dream come true is a gift. I once joined a couple and their baby. As the parents ate their salad amongst the bustle of San Francisco’s financial district lunch crowd and took turns holding the baby, I looked around wishing everyone could perceive this great love. I wondered what it is like to be this child — to grow up having been so wanted, so planned for, so desired.

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