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Improving PrEP adherence by leveraging the strengths of male couples’ relationships: the “Couples PrEP” Study

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, HIV/AIDS, The Fenway Institute | No Comments
Men who have sex with men continue to be the highest risk group for HIV transmission in the United States.1 A large proportion of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men (between one- and two-thirds) are attributed to sexual contact with primary or main partners.2,3 Understanding the contexts of men’s sexual and intimate relationships may help improve the efficacy of prevention interventions.4-6 While antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been shown to be a promising biomedical HIV prevention strategy for many men, the efficacy of oral PrEP regimens depends on taking the medication consistently, often referred to as 
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