How to Safely Conceive When a Partner Is Living With HIV
“The CDC report, and the research it spotlights, reinforces a message emphasized by many leading HIV researchers and advocates like Bruce Richman, who’s the founding executive director of the nonprofit Prevention Access Campaign, an initiative that seeks to empower people living with HIV or vulnerable to HIV with accurate and meaningful information about their social, sexual and reproductive health. Prevention Access’ Undetectable = Untransmittable international movement broadcasts that the latest scientific evidence shows a person living with HIV who’s on effective treatment and has an undetectable viral load can’t transmit HIV to a partner.
‘People living with HIV on effective treatment do not transmit HIV – that’s a fact that’s well-proven,’ Richman says. ‘But it’s not well-known. It’s a very controversial subject once you get out of the scientific community into the public.”