“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable,” is a Kenyan proverb that speaks to the wisdom of making one stronger by surrounding it with many. When one looks at the life and career of Amna Osman, the newly hired CEO of Nashville CARES, you will clearly see this proverb come to life.
Although you may only now be starting to hear and see more about “PrEP,” which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, it’s been around as a way to prevent HIV for almost seven years. While you have probably seen commercials for it, or ads in magazines, a lot of people still don’t know exactly what pre-exposure prophylaxis means. So, let’s walk you through the basics.
Rutgers scholar Henry Raymond, an expert in HIV/LGBT populations, is researching HIV prevalence and behaviors among hard to reach LGBT communities in order to monitor the epidemic and provide data to design appropriate education and intervention strategies in HIV prevention.