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Transgender Women and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: What We Know and What We Still Need to Know

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: HIV/AIDS.

Keywords: Prevention.

Year Developed: 2014

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Sponsored by: BPHC

Developed by: National Center for Innovation in HIV Care (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This publication focuses on PrEP as a prevention option that transgender women should consider but also stresses the need for more research to demonstrate that PrEP is effective for preventing HIV infection among transgender women and a gap in the literature regarding the understanding about the interaction of PrEP and feminizing hormones.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit