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PrEP pill: 'party drug' or life saver?

AIDS Pharmaceuticals Australia

With HIV infections in Australia at a 20-year high, there’s a push to subsidise a daily pill that can stop transmission, but health professionals and the gay community are split over the drug, which some say will encourage risky sexual behaviour and could place a huge burden on the public health purse. Hagar Cohen investigates.


Reporter: Hagar Cohen

Researcher: Anna Whitfeld

Supervising Producer: Linda McGinness

Sound Engineer: Leila Shunnar

Executive Producer: Chris Bullock

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