New HIV prevention drug available in Scotland

The University of Edinburgh| Mon Jul 31 11:22:32 EDT 2017
New HIV prevention drug available in Scotland

Dr Ingrid Young's CSO-funded project, Developing HIV Literacy, involved in roll-out of new HIV drug in Scotland

CSO-funded project 'Developing HIV Literacy' run by Dr Ingrid Young has been involved in the roll-out of a new drug for HIV negative people at high risk of getting HIV in Scotland. As of 10 July, this new drug, called 'PrEP' (pre-exposure prophylaxis) became available on the NHS in Scotland. information material, designed in collaboration with HIV Scotland and developed as part of this wider project on HIV literacy, will be used by NHS boards and third sector organisations across Scotland.

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