Of course, Pr EP should ideally be used in combination with other prevention methods such as condoms and water based-lubrication, which have the added benefit of preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs).” To access free Pr EP at TEN81, clients should first call 0 to make an appointment to see a friendly nurse and to have an HIV test.If a client is HIV negative, they will be given an initial month’s supply of Pr EP. HIV-negative people who take Pr EP every day can lower their risk of HIV infection by more than 90%. No, Pr EP must be taken on an ongoing daily basis to be effective. Yes, you can stop using Pr EP at any time, but you will then no longer be protected. Some people may get mild side effects (such as nausea, headache, tiredness, diarrhoea, depression, abnormal dreams, vomiting, rash, problems sleeping and changes in appetite.) These side effects, when they happen, usually go away after a few weeks. Pr EP is very effective in preventing HIV infection but using it together with condoms and water based lubrication is recommended. • If you are in the Pretoria / Tshwane area, call the TEN81 Centre on 0 or visit We probably know what you’re going through because we’ve been there too.All our frontline staff and mentors are living with HIV.Whether you like it or not, gay dating apps like Grindr and SCRUFF are here to stay as one of the prominent ways in which gay men prefer to meet other men.An estimated three out of five gay men meet or engage their partners online, and gay dating apps have a combined audience in the tens of millions around the world. People in mixed-status relationships face all the same things as other couples.
“The owners of these sites said it loud and clear: They are committed to promoting community health and contributing to the end of HIV transmission,” said Tim Patriarca, executive director of gay and bi men’s health and wellness at San Francisco AIDS Foundation.
The HIV-negative partner may concentrate on taking care...
But there are some extra issues: The HIV-positive partner might focus on not infecting their partner.
Each month focusses on a different theme and we lay on a free lunch!
Details of upcoming events can be found on the Calendar of Events.