By Douglas Krakower, Kenneth H. Mayer (auth.), Lisa A. Eaton, Seth C. Kalichman (eds.)
Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives
Lisa A. Eaton and Seth C. Kalichman, editors
Three a long time into the epidemic, greatly is understood approximately HIV and its transmission, extra everyone is residing with the sickness, and the virus is not any longer obvious as a dying sentence. yet new humans stay contaminated with HIV every year, making prevention suggestions which are medically powerful and behaviorally attractive as pressing a concern as ever.
Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives assembles the most recent advancements, obstacles to implementation, and probabilities for--and challengesto--future development. strategies equivalent to pre-exposure prophylaxis (antiretroviral regimens for the high-risk uninfected) and therapy as prevention (early use of paintings to minimize infectiousness of latest sufferers) are tested, as are present findings on ongoing prevention and remedy concerns.
Contributors remove darkness from the advanced realities entailing adherence, declaring technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks in addition to possibilities to noticeably decrease an infection charges. precise up to the moment insurance includes:
- Prevention providers for individuals residing with HIV
- Adherence to HIV therapy as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis
- Advocating for rectal microbicides and secure lubricants
- Mental healthiness and substance use within the scale-up of HIV prevention
- Risk repayment in line with HIV prevention
- Implementing biomedical HIV prevention advances: experiences from South Africa, Uganda, Australia, Thailand, usa, Ecuador, and Peru
Researchers, practitioners, and coverage makers operating within the fields of HIV/AIDS and public healthiness will glance towards BiomedicalAdvancesinHIVPrevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives as either a way for constructing and assessing present courses and a blueprint for the subsequent new release of prevention efforts.
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On the other hand, adherence may not turn out to be an issue as the product’s effectiveness may serve as strong motivation for adherence. Regardless, adherence is likely to be a challenge that will require a concerted effort to overcome and PrEP programs will need to include practical and proven adherence support programs. 2 Translating Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Evidence into Practice and Public Health Impact 33 Fig. 2 Correlation between PrEP effectiveness trials and adherence as measured using detectable drug levels Varying Adherence Leading to Varying Efficacy Both the CAPRISA 004 and iPrEX trials showed that effectiveness was closely linked to levels of adherence and presence of drug.
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