Tag Archives: prevention

Most male partners of women using the dapivirine vaginal ring support its use in HIV prevention

A study interviewing the male partners of women using the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention found that 41% felt the ring during sex. For most men, the ring did not affect the frequency or experience of sex, although they had some initial concerns about safety. Encouragingly, 96% of men said that they would support… Read More »

Top 5 stories on injectable HIV treatment and prevention from CROI 2021

One of the most important HIV conferences of the year, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021) took place earlier this month. A key theme was the development of injectable medications for use as HIV treatment or as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). One expert said that the next decade promises to be an era… Read More »