Tag Archives: ‘PrEP

OCTC launching Pharmacy Tech national certification prep course – The Owensboro Times

Graphic by Owensboro Times To prepare job seekers for a career in the expanding field of pharmacy technology, Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) is offering a national certification prep course beginning in April. This nine-week course prepares individuals new to the field, as well as current technicians, to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam… Read More »

High rates of starting and staying on PrEP in pregnant South African women, despite barriers

High initiation and persistence on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been documented in pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa, with 91% of those offered PrEP starting it and nearly half of those continuing to take PrEP six months later. While women who had given birth and those reporting side effects were less likely to stay… Read More »

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »