“As primary care providers for a significant proportion of women in their practices, ob/gyns need to be holistic in their approach to patient care. This includes a comprehensive assessment of risk factors for different diseases, including HIV. This article underscores the importance of keeping up to date on the latest evidence and recommendations on HIV prevention.
The focus is on the Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U) advocacy campaign, which has been essential in disseminating key science to both the healthcare community and the general public.
Ob/gyns must provide the highest quality, most effective care for patients who may be at risk for acquiring HIV, and for women living with HIV (WLHIV). Prevention has always been a cornerstone of high-quality and cost-effective medical care, but the growing understanding of how to effectively prevent HIV transmission makes this even more imperative.”