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PrEP in Scotland came with great expectation and celebration. As the first country in the UK to offer PrEP through the National Health Service (NHS), Scotland was heralded as a leader in HIV prevention. This chapter asks: how has the anticipation of PrEP shaped provision and use within the health system; how does the emergent and ongoing orientation of PrEP towards specific risk practices affect awareness, access and use, but also wider narratives of prevention, inequalities and ‘progress’; and, what kinds of biosexual citizens does it demand and produce? The chapter explores how the implementation of PrEP and the specific nature of its roll-out contribute to an orientation towards certain (gendered) PrEP users and PrEP use. It considers how the anticipation of PrEP as a biotechnology for particular risk practices, bodies and communities shapes promissory HIV prevention futures and determines what success and ‘celebration’ could be.
|Title of host publication||Remaking HIV Prevention: The Promise of TasP, U=U and PrEP|
|Editors||Peter Aggleton, Sarah Bernays, Adam Bourne, Susan Kippax , Richard Parker|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Jul 2021|
|Name||Social Aspects of HIV|
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