STI/HIV Prevention

What is PrEP?

By NWHN Staff | Dec 12, 2018 | Comments Off on What is PrEP?

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis, also known as PrEP, is when people take medicine to lower their risk of getting HIV. HIV works by hijacking healthy immune system cells and using them to produce more of the virus. PrEP prevents the virus from taking hold and starting that process.

Do Female Condoms Really Work?

By Shaniqua Seth | Sep 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Do Female Condoms Really Work?

The female condom (or internal condom) is a great option for women trying to protect themselves against STI/HIV and pregnancy. We are excited to hear that you are interested in learning more about it!