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PrEP Toolkit: Cultural Competence and Taking Patient Sexual Histories

African American individuals, men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), and residents of the southern United States (US) account for a disproportionate percentage of new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in the country. The factors that have led to high rates of HIV in these groups are variable and complicated and can be highly specific depending on the group. This means that any HIV prevention effort that seeks to reduce the rate of new HIV infections (including efforts related to the adoption of pre-exposure prophylaxis [PrEP]) must be delivered in a culturally competent way that takes into account the unique characteristics and cultures of the individuals within these groups.

Please click on the following link to download PrEP Toolkit: Cultural Competence and Taking Patient Sexual Histories.