U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs: Undetectable=Untransmittable: Effective HIV Treatment Prevents HIV Transmission

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the largest single provider of medical care to people with HIV in the United States, created a U=U resource on their website for providers.

“The [CDC] statement recognizes the reality that Undetectable equals Untransmittable, or U=U. This enormously important CDC declaration will hopefully enable HIV-positive persons and their HIV-negative partners to make well-informed decisions about their sexual health, and encourage medical providers to confidently discuss effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) as an evidence-based means of preventing HIV transmission.”

“An international U=U campaign, backed by more than 525 community partners from 70 countries, is disseminating information about the effectiveness of treatment as prevention.”

Read more at www.hiv.va.gov