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26 November 2015
Still from Stand Up to HIV animation
AVERT press release for Stand Up to HIV campaign:To mark World AIDS Day (1 December 2015) HIV charity AVERT has launched an animation to help people overcome fears and worries about HIV – something which is stopping millions of people from getting tested for the virus.With nearly half (46%) of people living with HIV unaware of their status (UNAIDS... more
Silhouette of young man looking up
26 November 2015
46% of people living with HIV do not know they have it. Stigma surrounding HIV remains one of the biggest reasons people are not testing.  Today we are launching our Stand Up to HIV campaign to challenge people to overcome their fear of... more
HIV treatment for children
25 November 2015
Incredible progress has been made in scaling up HIV treatment globally - 15.8 million people are now accessing antiretroviral treatment. This has increased dramatically from just 2.2 million in 2005 and 7.5 million in 2010. “Every five years we have... more
Drugs needle
19 November 2015
A recent report has revealed that almost half of people who inject drugs in the United Kingdom are unaware they have hepatitis C.Co-infection of hepatitis C and HIV can result in a higher chance of developing liver damage, compared to people living... more
Young people at school
09 November 2015
By Mariam Nassaka, a citizen journalist from the Key Correspondents networkNdaula Hamidu, 24, was born with HIV and is now an advocate for sexual and reproductive rights and services, including family planning – issues he says concern young men as... more
Man texting
05 November 2015
Welcome to the refreshed and new-look Nearly a year in the making, AVERT’s award-winning information is now even more accessible and user-friendly – designed with those who use it most in mind.AVERT has a long history of providing HIV and... more