Category Archives: France

  1. ANRS launches first PrEP trial for gay men in Europe

    via iPrEx NEws The ANRS (French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis) is about to launch in Europe the first pre-HIV exposure prevention trial in men who have sex with men. This phase III trial—ANRS IPERGAY—will start at the end of January 2012, in Paris (Hôpital Saint-Louis, Professor Jean-Michel Molina and Hôpital Tenon, Professor Read More >>

    anal intercourse, clinical trials, Europe, France, Gilead, Hepatitis B, MSM, PrEP, transgendered, Truvada
  2. Do men who have sex with men use serosorting with casual partners in France?

    Do men who have sex with men use serosorting with casual partners in France? Results of a nationwide survey  Abstract: We examined whether men who have sex with men (MSM) in France have adopted serosorting with their casual partners, serosorting being one strategy to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. We expected to see the same predictors Read More >>

    behavioral research, France, gay men, research, seroadaptation, serosorting
  3. Treatment as prevention rejected by French ministry of health

    via Aidsmap, by Roger Pebody The endorsement of treatment as prevention by the French National AIDS Council has been dismissed by the country’s ministry of health. In April, the National AIDS Council (Conseil National du Sida) issued a lengthy and nuanced analysis of the potential impact of greater use of antiretroviral treatment on HIV transmission and prevention. Read More >>

    France, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, new prevention technologies, Treatment