HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) awareness and acceptability among trans women: a review

@article{Carvalho2019HIVPP,
  title={HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) awareness and acceptability among trans women: a review},
  author={Nath{\'a}lia Pac{\'i}fico de Carvalho and C{\'a}ssia Cristina Pinto Mendicino and R. C{\^a}ndido and Denyr Jeferson Dutra Alecrim and C. A. Menezes de P{\'a}dua},
  journal={AIDS Care},
  year={2019},
  volume={31},
  pages={1234 - 1240}
}
ABSTRACT Transgender (trans) women are disproportionally burdened by the HIV epidemic due to complex structural, psychosocial and biological factors. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a biomedical prevention approach for people at substantial risk of acquiring HIV. This literature review assessed awareness, willingness to use, and barriers and facilitators for PrEP acceptability among trans women. A search was conducted through five databases and included studies with primary data and… Expand
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