Women in the U.S. represent only 7% of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) users. A free walk-in service in Washington, D.C., staffed by health educators was created and sought to reduce barriers to sexual health services, yielding an increase in female patients to 65% of new PrEP starts during a four-month pilot program.
- Identify common barriers for women accessing care and how to mitigate them.
- Brainstorm variations in PrEP prescribing methods to reach at-risk populations.
- Identify potential risks and benefits from varied PrEP prescribing practices.