PrEP
MarkBloch
HoldsworthHouseMedicalPractice
SydneyAustralia
1. PrEPinSydney
2. EffectivenessofPrEP
3.STIs
4.PrEPtoxicity
5.FutureofPrEP
I'veheardofyourstudiesandallthefantasticworkyoudo
tofightagainstseveraldiseases.
IamagaymanlivinginSydneyandIamlookingformore
information
aboutapossibleenrollmentinyourPrEPmedicalprogram
hereinNSW.
IamstillHIVnegativeandsomepartsofmysexuality
maydrivemetounsafesituations,that'salsothereason
why
Iwanttohelpmedicalresearchgofurthertohelpfighting
thisvirus.
Pleaseletmeknowmoreaboutit-Thanks
Figure1:NumberofNSWresidentsnotifiedwithnewlydiagnosedHIVinfectionfrom
2009to2015
CurrentstatusofPrEPinAustralia
TGAapproval–licensedforuseinAustralia
PBACreimbursement–rejectedonfirst
application
EPICPrEPstudy
StudyAim:ReductioninnewHIVinfectionsin
NSW
(Estimated50%onmodelling)
EPICPrEPstudy
3700(+300)individualsathighriskofHIV
acquisition
EnrolmentfromMarch20163300
2yearaccesstotenofovir300/emtricitabine
200
Taken1/day
Studyvisits:screen/baseline,month1,3,then
3monthly
EPICPrEPstudy
EntryCriteria
Likelytohaveunprotectedanalintercoursein
next3months
RegularsexualpartnerHIV+andnot
undetectableviralload
Unprotectedanalintercourseinprevious3
months
STIsinprevious3months:syphilis,rectal
chlamydiaorgonorrhoea
Useofcrystalmethaphetamineinprevious3
months