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HIV Self-Testing Leads to Self-Empowerment

HIV Self-Testing Leads to Self-Empowerment

Samaritan Ministry is a community leader providing opportunities for HIV testing in a variety of settings.  The test that we use (OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV Antibody Test) provides a quick 20-minute turn-around with results provided by a trained HIV counselor. OraSure...
Backwards and Forwards

Backwards and Forwards

A look at the State of HIV through the eyes of Samaritan Ministry… With the end of 2016, we are taking time to reflect on what we have seen in the course of a year in the HIV world, and as we are providing leadership and care for many of the most marginalized in our...
PrEP Fails in Gay Man Adhering to Daily Truvada

PrEP Fails in Gay Man Adhering to Daily Truvada

Researchers have for the first time documented a case of an individual contracting HIV, a multi-drug resistant strain, while apparently adhering well to the daily regimen of Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The scientists concluded that it is indeed...