HIV prevention pills available for free at SA health facilities

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The PrEP drug comes in the form of a tablet that consists of two antiretroviral drugs - tenofovir and emtricitabine.
The PrEP drug comes in the form of a tablet that consists of two antiretroviral drugs - tenofovir and emtricitabine.
World Health Organisation

Did you know there are pills available in South Africa that can prevent a person from contracting HIV?

HIV prevention pills, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), are now available for free at over 2 000 hospitals and clinics across the country and can reduce a person’s chances of contracting HIV by up to 96% — if taken daily.

The PrEP drug comes in the form of a tablet that consists of two antiretroviral drugs — tenofovir and emtricitabine.

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