Here’s the deal: One in five new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. are among cis women. Women of African descent make up about 64% of these new diagnoses while only accounting for 13% of the U.S. female population. Can PrEP prevent HIV among all women? Can PrEP reduce the grave racial/ethnic disparities seen in rates of HIV acquisition among Black women?
Magic, a man living with HIV, asks Dr. Cori Blum about the risks of having a baby with his HIV negative partner, Annie.
Magic, a man living with HIV, and Annie, his HIV-negative partner, talk with Dr. Cori Blum, a family practice provider, about safer conception. Annie and Magic want to know, “What can we do to make the risks as little as possible?”
Development of a Safer Conception Counseling Toolkit in Kenya: Stigma, Fears, and Recommendations for the Delivery of Services. Includes downloadable PDFs of 4 guides/brochures.
We discussed women’s health outcomes and HIV prevention implications for women.
Themes included: perception of risk; structural risk and health inequities; bottom-partner control HIV prevention methods; PrEP for women; healthy sexuality for women; sex-positivity and many more.