About sharing In Kenya 1. Despite this, some sex workers are having unprotected sex - and taking antiretroviral drugs afterwards to cut the infection risk.
How reckless is this? The type of antiretroviral in question is known as post-exposure prophylaxis, or PEP.
It is intended to be used in emergencies. For example, it is given to victims of rape if their attacker is thought to be HIV-positive, or to medics who have been pricked by a potentially infected needle.
There are no definitive figures to show how well PEP works. It's far better, experts say, to prevent exposure to the virus in the first place, by using condoms.
Some clinics will only give clients one course of PEP a year. They worry that if they hand the drugs out too freely, prostitutes will stop using condoms altogether. This hasn't stopped year-old sex worker Pamela using PEP four times in the past year.
I went to a different clinic where they don't have my records, and lied that I was forced into unprotected sex," she says. She didn't finish the full course because of the side-effects.
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But Godfrey-Faussett stresses that they must be used as part of a wider package, including regular HIV testing to make sure that the patient is on the correct medication. There are plans to run looking for some fun tonightpuerto rican pilot programme with sex escorts in Kenya to ezcorts if it could be practical for them to use PrEP lenyan an extra kenyan of defence.
Godfrey-Faussett stresses that the cheapest line of defence is, in this case, the strongest.