How Does Philly PEP? Who gets HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis & Who are we missing?

Thursday, September 23rd 2021

2:00 PM

PAST EVENT

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), the provision of antiretroviral therapy within 72 hours of a high-risk exposure is a highly effective HIV prevention tool. PEP is a critical piece or the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative, as it helps reduce the transmission or HIV
following exposure, and provides an opportunity for linkage to low-barrier care and risk reduction and HIV prevention tools, such as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). This
webinar will discuss epidemiologic data on PEP in Philadelphia, and real-world successes and challenges, with an eye towards improving PEP delivery services in Philadelphia.

 

Presenters

Helen C. Koenig, MD, MPH

Philadelphia FIGHT/UPENN

 

Anna Thomas-Ferraioli

Philadelphia Health Department

Location Details

Webinar

Spotlight On

Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD

Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD

Annette B. Gadegbeku, MD is Director of Adult Medicine at John Bell Health Center and Jonathan Lax Treatment Center of Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers. Dr. Gadegbeku is a Family Medicine Physician who specializes in primary care for all ages (from pediatrics to geriatrics)!

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr Cruz with PatientDr. Cruz is a board-certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development, and mentorship.


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