#BREAKING: Exciting News of an HIV Injectable Drug

Dr Nyaradzo Mgodi MBChB, MMed, Investigator of Record, HPTN-084 Zimbabwe – University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trials Research Centre, and HPTN Executive Committee Member

WITH hope of an HIV injectable on the horizon set to change prevention of HIV to manageable levels, an injection administered every two months has shown success in clinical trials. By Catherine Murombedzi Health Correspondent Spouses in discordant unions are at risk of acquiring HIV. With condoms offering safe sex not generally practised, prevention before and after sexual encounters in general rely on pills for prevention. Globally 1.7 million acquire HIV annually. The pill burden faced by those taking pre exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) tablets may be a thing of the…

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