Monitoring HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in Australia

Year published: 
2019
Monitoring HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in Australia newsletter Issue 1
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Description: 

PBS-subsidised HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis from April 2018 to December 2018.

Key findings: 
  • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) first became available through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) on April 1st 2018.
  • In the first nine months after PBS listing, an estimated 18,530 individuals were dispensed PBS-subsidised PrEP. This represents approximately 2000 additional individuals each month dispensed PBS-subsidised PrEP for the first time.
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