The Role of HIV Providers in Secondary HIV Prevention

  • Author: W. David Hardy, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 5/16/18 (What's New)


  • HIV prevention messages are appropriate for patients who engage in risky sexual behaviors and those who inject drugs; prevention messages can be delivered in the primary care setting
    • Brief educational messages should be provided during clinic visits to all persons with HIV and repeated at least every 6 months
    • Educational materials, such as posters and leaflets, should be displayed in the clinic

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