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PrEP on Demand

Most folks familiar with pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) would know it as a daily pill to prevent HIV. Michael chats with some community and clinical experts around a relatively new way to use the power of PrEP around special ‘events’.

First, we talk with Michael Traeger – PhD student at the Burnet Institute who worked on the Victorian PrEPX study. We discuss the PrEP 101’s.

Next, Community advocate and early PrEP adopter Jeff Montgomery speaks from a community perspective about what is happening in the PrEP community. Just how much desire is for this event driven way of taking PrEP?

Dr. Vincent Cornelisse, a sexual health specialist at Kirkton Road Centre in Kings Cross. Before locating to Sydney, Dr. Cornelisse was a PrEP prescribing doctor in Melbourne and also part of the PrEPX clinical study – as well as undertaking his own research into the ways STIs are spread.

Finally, in the lead up to National Volunteers Week – as part of our volunteer spotlight series – I am joined by Thorne Harbour Health volunteer Clayton to talk about his experience volunteering with the organisation.


PrEP at Thorne Harbour Health and the On Demand PrEP video 

PrEP’D for Change and PAN [PrEPaccessNOW] for PrEP doctors and community support

This show, Episode #668 originally aired Thursday 2nd May 2019.

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About the author: Michael


Michael is a Health Educator at Thorne Harbour Health (formerly the Victorian AIDS Council), working in the Sexually Adventurous Men (SAM) Project and it's Down an' Dirty campaign.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Well, Well, Well @ 8pm Thursday nights on JOY discussing sex, health, and well-being in our LGBTI communities.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Hide and Seek @ 9pm Wednesday nights on JOY discussing gay men's sex!

Michael is also a PrEP advocate with PAN [PrEPaccessNOW], and enjoys a well made negroni.


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