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helpful resources ABOUT HIV prevention

When it comes to the conversation about HIV prevention, having specific tools at your disposal can be helpful in guiding your discussions with patients

Here are common acronyms used within the HIV community:

ACRONYM
DEFINITION
AIDS
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ART
Antiretroviral therapy
ARV
Antiretroviral
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
HIV
Human immunodeficiency virus
HHS
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
IDU
Injection drug user
LGBT
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
NHAS
National HIV/AIDS Strategy
MSM
Men who have sex with men
PEP
Post-exposure prophylaxis
PrEP
Pre-exposure prophylaxis
STI
Sexually transmitted infection
TasP
Treatment as prevention
WHO
World Health Organization