Don’t Rush Black Women With Same-Day HIV PrEP Starts

Don’t Rush Black Women With Same-Day HIV PrEP Starts

This is important because Black cisgender women have the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses among women in the United States. All the health care providers worked at rural federally qualified health centers in Alabama. For providers, the researchers asked about their background in serving Black women’s sexual health care needs, their beliefs and understanding of PrEP and their experience prescribing PrEP. Perhaps unsurprisingly, three factors influenced Black women’s willingness to work with a health care provider on any health issue: trust, care and shared decision-making. And they wanted to see more Black women in advertisements for PrEP.

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