The First Citywide Program to Get Black Women on PrEP Is Coming to Washington, D.C. - Diverse Health

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The First Citywide Program to Get Black Women on PrEP Is Coming to Washington, D.C.


by Christina Cauterucci

It’s been two years since Truvada, a drug that prevents HIV infection, got an enthusiastic seal of approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. Those two public-health juggernauts primarily recommended the daily pill, also known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, for intravenous drug users and men who have sex with men.

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