Pilot project offers free post-HIV-exposure medication

May 2013
Capital Xtra (Ottawa);5/9/2013, Issue 255, p9
The article reports that a pilot project to provide free post-exposure prophylactic (PEP) treatment to gay men who may have been exposed to HIV will be launched by the Ontario HIV Treatment Network. According to Ottawa Public Health (OPH) nurse Marie Roy, the project aims to increase PEP accessibility by bringing it to the community level. The project is a cooperation of the OPH, the AIDS Committee of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital.


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