Greater Than AIDS - PrEP
Author: Manoesj Dom
Monday 7th of May 2018 04:58:33 PM

‘Greater Than AIDS’ is a leading public information response focused on the U.S domestics HIV/AIDS epidemic, in particular communities and people most affected. Greater Than AIDS works together with its partners to increase knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS and confront the stigma surrounding the disease.

Greater Than AIDS wants to bring PrEP into the spotlight, because according to a national survey only about 1 in 10 young adults know about it. PrEP is a daily pill for people who do not have HIV and want added protection. PrEP is short for pre-exposure prophylaxis. When taken as prescribed, PrEP is highly effected in preventing HIV. According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, daily PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%! But the pill does not protect against other sexually transmitted diseases, so use condoms as well.

To sum it up, here are 5 (important) things to know about PrEP:
1. PrEP is a pill to prevent HIV.
2. PrEP is for people who do not have HIV who want added protection.
3. When taken as prescribed, PrEP is a highly effective in preventing HIV.
4. PrEP requires a prescription. Any health care provider can prescribe PreP.
5. Most insurance plans, including Medicaid, cover PrEP.

If you would like to know more about PrEP, click on this link:

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