1. What is PrEP?

PrEP is an acronym of Pre- Exposure Prophylaxis. This is an HIV prevention method that has been introduced around the world including in Zimbabwe. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is HIV medication which is taken by people who do not have HIV but are at risk of getting HIV. The medicine is taken daily to prevent HIV infection. PrEP is used by people without HIV who are at risk of being exposed to HIV through sex or injection drug use.

Additional Resource: Global HIV Programme (who.int)