The Midwest HIV Prevention and Pregnancy Planning Initiative (MHPPPI) works to improve sexual and reproductive health care for women living with and vulnerable to HIV. With an emphasis on new and emerging prevention technology tools such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), the MHPPPI program trains and develops capacity among health care providers throughout the region on the latest in HIV prevention for women; strategies for assessing and affirming reproductive desires; and approaches for integrating HIV prevention into women’s reproductive health care in HIV-impacted communities.

Prevention

Antiretroviral-based HIV prevention strategies, including HIV treatment, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), enable people living with and vulnerable to HIV to greatly reduce new infections.

PrEP offers significant promise for preventing HIV. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that more than one million Americans are prime candidates for PrEP. As an option that can be used without a partner’s knowledge or approval, PrEP has the potential to reduce HIV acquisition among the nearly 468,000 U.S. women the CDC estimates would benefit from PrEP.

MHPPPI trainings and resources enable providers to effectively engage patients in discussions about their sexual practices; become comfortable and confident talking about prevention options women can control, including PrEP, PEP, treatment and female condoms; and strategize about how to promote this tool among women. MHPPPI seeks to ensure HIV-vulnerable women in its eight-state region are aware of PrEP, understand it is a safe and effective prevention option for them, and learn how they can gain access to this intervention.

Pregnancy planning

Pregnancy planning

Approximately 75% of people living with HIV (of all genders) are of reproductive age. It is estimated that half of male-female couples that include an HIV-positive partner want to have children, yet too few people living with HIV are aware that they can become pregnant and deliver a healthy baby with little HIV risk to the negative partner or the baby. However, provider-patient conversations about fertility desires are simply not occurring with great frequency. Providers need to understand latest advances in HIV prevention, including PrEP and treatment as prevention, to make safer conception and pregnancy possible and more accessible than ever before. MHPPPI trainings and resources support providers in meeting the reproductive needs and desires of couples affected by HIV.

Provider tool: Would you like to become pregnant in the next year?

TRAINING

Free trainings are available for clinicians and social service providers serving individuals living with and vulnerable to HIV. If you are interested in hosting a training, please email Pamela Tassin, HIV Prevention and Sexual Health Trainer.

Upcoming In-Person Trainings
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Detroit, MI
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learn more about this training and register here

Upcoming Online Trainings
No online trainings currently scheduled. Email us if you would like an online training!

Archived Webinar Trainings
“Understanding and Integrating Advances in HIV Prevention”
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“Assessing and Supporting Reproductive Health Care Needs and Desires of People Living with HIV”
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  • Understanding and Integrating Advances in HIV Prevention

    Participants will learn about HIV prevention strategies pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP); who can use them; facilitators and barriers to care; and integrating these concepts into patient services.

  • Assessing and Supporting Reproductive Health Care Needs and Desires of People Living with HIV

    Participants will increase their understanding of the barriers to reproductive health care faced by people living with HIV and how to better meet their needs by learning effective strategies for initiating affirming conversations about fertility desires; safer conception strategies; and how to facilitate access to contraception and conception care, resources, supports and assistance.

Resources

Learn about available resources to support the reproductive health needs and desires of people living with HIV in your state. Access relevant clinical guidelines, warm lines and hotlines for clinical consultations on safer conception, PrEP, PEP and much more. Have a resource to share? Please email Pamela Tassin, HIV Prevention and Sexual Health Trainer.

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Minnesota

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

PrEP information and Minnesota PrEP providers list from the Minnesota AIDS Project

We need your help to complete this list! Please send information about your most dependable resources for PrEP, PEP, perinatal prevention, pregnancy planning for sero-different couples in this state.

Past trainings

We have not hosted any trainings in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

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Wisconsin

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

Milwaukee PrEP provider list

Map of Milwaukee providers (not interactive)

Madison PrEP provider list

Guidance for paying for PrEP in Wisconsin

Is PrEP for me?

Wisconsin PrEP assessment tool

PrEP providers list from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services

PrEP information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services

PrEP clinics affiliated with the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

PrEP information from the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

We need your help to complete this list! Please send information about your most dependable resources for PrEP, PEP, perinatal prevention, pregnancy planning for sero-different couples in this state.

Past trainings

Understanding and Integrating Advances in HIV Prevention in Wisconsin
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Assessing and Supporting Reproductive Health Care Needs and Desires of People Living with HIV in Wisconsin
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Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

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Iowa

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

Past trainings

We have not hosted any trainings in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

 

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Missouri

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

PrEP information from Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri

PrEP services at KC CARE Clinic

PrEP services at Family Health CARE in Kansas City
PrEP information and resources from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

PrEP Clinic at Washington University in St. Louis
Wednesday morning PrEP clinic
Rupa Patel, MD MPH
rupapatel@email.wustl.edu | 314-454-8293
Please call or email anytime to get assistance with a patient or the PrEP process in Missouri

Gateway Apothecary Pharmacy
4473 Forest Park Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108
Pharmacy PrEP Program
Open 6 days a week and provides:
– paperwork assistance
– free medication delivery for PrEP patients
– free HIV testing to assist w/ PrEP evaluations and follow up
Stuart Federman
stuart@rx-gateway.com | 314-381-1818
Please call or email anytime to get assistance with a patient pharmacy paperwork or the PrEP process in Missouri

We need your help to complete this list! Please send information about your most dependable resources for PrEP, PEP, perinatal prevention, pregnancy planning for sero-different couples in this state.

Past trainings

Download the slides from our in-person training in Kansas City, Missouri.

“Understanding and Integrating Advances in HIV Prevention” | “Assessing and Supporting Reproductive Health Care Needs and Desires of People Living with HIV”

Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

 

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Illinois

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

PrEP
PrEP4Love
Illinois PrEP clinics and providers
PrEP Chicago Facebook group

Perinatal Prevention
Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline – 800-439-4079
PACPI: Perinatal AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative

We need your help to complete this list! Please send information about your most dependable resources for PrEP, PEP, perinatal prevention, pregnancy planning for sero-different couples in this state.

Past trainings

We have not hosted any trainings in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

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Indiana

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

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Ohio

Upcoming trainings

Currently, there are no trainings scheduled in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

Statewide resources

Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

PrEP information from Ohio HIV/STI Hotline

Ohio PrEP Provider list

ohioprep.org

Ohio PrEP app

Cleveland PrEP resources

Columbus PrEP Provider list and resources

We need your help to complete this list! Please send information about your most dependable resources for PrEP, PEP, perinatal prevention, pregnancy planning for sero-different couples in this state.

Past trainings

We have not hosted any trainings in this state. Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

 

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Michigan

Upcoming trainings
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Detroit, MI
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learn more about this training and register here

Statewide resources

PrEP
Use this PrEP locator map to find a provider in your area

Information on HIV, STIs and Viral Hepatitis in Michigan

State of Michigan PrEP directory

PEP

Guidance for administering nPEP (non-occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis)

We need your help to complete this list! Please send information about your most dependable resources for PrEP, PEP, perinatal prevention, pregnancy planning for sero-different couples in this state.

Past trainings

Download the slides from our in-person training in Detroit, Michigan.

“Understanding and Integrating Advances in HIV Prevention” | “Assessing and Supporting Reproductive Health Care Needs and Desires of People Living with HIV”

Contact us to learn how you can host a training.

 

Nationwide Resources >

ABOUT

The Midwest HIV Prevention and Pregnancy Planning Initiative (MHPPPI) is led by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Project partners include Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center, Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention InitiativeEverThrive Illinois. We wish to offer our esteemed thanks to many other collaborators, including the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. This project is made possible through U.S. Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health National Prevention Partnership Award. For more information about MHPPPI, email Jessica Terlikowski, program director.