Kenya Rolls Out HIV Intervention Measure
Kenya will become the second country after South Africa to introduce a new HIV intervention measure involving the use of pre-exposure medication among people who are HIV-negative but at risk of contracting the disease.
Capital FM, 13 March 2017
Kenyans who are at a substantial ongoing risk of contracting HIV will for the first time in history be placed on antiretroviral medication, as the government moves to reduce the… Read more »
The drug is taken before exposure to risk of infection. To build adequate protection, people will need to take one pill daily for seven days, according to the Daily Nation (file photo).
Nation, 13 March 2017
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Nation, 21 July 2016
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Nation, 17 July 2016
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Nation, 15 July 2016
Healthcare workers are at high risk of HIV and other blood-borne infections but do not access medication to prevent infections in good time nor do they stick to them as required, a… Read more »