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PrEP To Be Available In France From 2016

PrEP To Be Available In France From 2016

Last Monday 23 November, the French Minister of Health, Marisol Touraine, announced that PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) will be available in France from 2016. France will become only the second country, after the USA, to authorise access to PrEP. The treatment will be covered by social security.

French Gay Blood Ban To Be Lifted, With Conditions

French Gay Blood Ban To Be Lifted, With Conditions

The French Minister for Health, Marisol Touraine, announced yesterday (4 November) that there is to be a change in the conditions of giving blood for gay blood donors. This is the fulfilment of a promise made by French President Franςois Hollande during his presidential campaign.