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Retention, engagement, and adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis for men who have sex with men and transgender women in PrEP Brasil: 48 week results of a demonstration study

The Lancet HIV, March 2018, Vol.5(3), pp.e136-e145 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Retention, engagement, and adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis for men who have sex with men and transgender women in PrEP Brasil: 48 week results of a demonstration study
  • Author: Grinsztejn, Beatriz ; Hoagland, Brenda ; Moreira, Ronaldo I ; Kallas, Esper G ; Madruga, Jose V ; Goulart, Silvia ; Leite, Iuri C ; Freitas, Lucilene ; Martins, Luana M S ; Torres, Thiago S ; Vasconcelos, Ricardo ; De Boni, Raquel B ; Anderson, Peter L ; Liu, Albert ; Luz, Paula M ; Veloso, Valdiléa G ; Adão, Valvina Madeira ; Alencastro, Paulo R
  • Found In: The Lancet HIV, March 2018, Vol.5(3), pp.e136-e145 [Peer Reviewed Journal]
  • Subjects: Biology
  • Language: English
  • Description: PrEP Brasil was a demonstration study to assess feasibility of daily oral tenofovir diphosphate disoproxil fumarate plus emtricitabine provided at no cost to men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women at high risk for HIV within the Brazilian public health system. We report week 48 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) retention, engagement, and adherence, trends in sexual behaviour, and incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in this study cohort. PrEP Brasil was a 48 week, open-label, demonstration study that assessed PrEP delivery at three referral centres for HIV prevention and care in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Fundação Oswaldo Cruz), and São Paulo, Brazil (Universidade de São Paulo and Centro de Referência e Treinamento em DST e AIDS). Eligible participants were MSM and transgender women who were HIV negative, aged at least 18 years, resident in Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo, and reported one or more sexual risk criteria in the previous 12...
  • Identifier: ISSN: 2352-3018 ; E-ISSN: 2352-3018 ; DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3018(18)30008-0

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