Briefing Paper: PrEP

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This briefing paper is an update and elaboration of NSWP’s consultation with its membership over the use of PrEP and Early Treatment as HIV Prevention Strategies. It provides insight into what sex workers think about PrEP and the concerns they have about it, including legal barriers, side effects, and what actions should be taken before consideration of the introduction of PrEP. A community guide is also available here.

Contents include:

  • Introduction
  • Available research on PrEP
  • Membership Consultation
    • Demographics
    • Advocacy for PrEP
    • Availability of PrEP
    • Knowledge of PrEP
    • Knowledge of Trials
    • Condom use and PrEP
    • Usefulness of PrEP
    • Side effects
    • Concerns about PrEP
  • Conclusion
  • Recommendations

This resource provides an in-depth and meaningful consultation with sex workers about PrEP. The briefing paper also provides key recommendation by sex workers on PrEP.

You can download this 14 page PDF above. This resource is available in Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.