468,000 women in the U.S. are eligible for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Many vulnerable women only access care or increase their access of care in and around pregnancy.
Ø Are women being screened for eligibility?
Ø How is PrEP offered to women at 2 U.S. perinatal HIV specialty clinics?
We were curious.
Below is our paper published with Bronx Lebanon providers in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology: “Use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis during the preconception, antepartum and postpartum periods at two United States medical centers”.
No time to read the manuscript? Check out the AudioSlides (total 5 mins) & attached AIDS 2016 poster summarizing our findings!
Wondering how you can better offer PrEP to women in and around pregnancy? Tools and resources for women here. Tools and resources for providers here, including attached SOAP (subjective-objective-assessment-plan) note template and breastfeeding protocol.
Thoughts or questions on the paper? E-mail Dominika.Seidman@ucsf.edu or Tweet @HIVE_online & tag with #WheresMyPrEP.
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