Provider PrEParation: A discussion on how culture and practitioner delivery intersect with PrEP uptake.


September 16 @ 2pm

PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a highly effective way for people to have more control over their sex lives and protect themselves from HIV.  PrEP is a safe, effective intervention that decreases HIV risk significantly when taken as prescribed.  This session explores what is known about PrEP acceptance and how healthcare delivery can alter uptake and persistence.


Dr. Darrel Tan, St.  Michael’s Hospital, will discuss a Community-Based Cohort Study of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Ontario

Dr. Wale Ajiboye, Unity Health TO, will discuss Culturally Responsive PrEP Services for Black MSM in Canada: A Study of Implementation Feasibility, Acceptability and Appropriateness
Dr. Patrick O’Byrne, University of Ottawa, will discuss his pilot intervention PrEP-RN: Community-Based Nurse-Led PrEP.

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