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FAQ on Hormonal Contraception and HIV

Published
July 17th, 2006
Type
Fact Sheet
Topic
Stis HIV Infectious Disease
Authors
Gynuity Health Projects
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In May, 2005 Gynuity held a meeting on the relationship of hormonal contraceptive use to HIV transmission and disease progression. The meeting examined the most up-to-date evidence on the topic, needs and strategies for future research, and what actions family planning and HIV prevention programs should currently be taking in response to what is known. This fact sheet addresses some of the most frequently asked questions on this topic.