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  • 2 weeks ago

    Some great feedback about one of our Talking HIV videos. Have you seen any of them yet? Our Talking HIV series is a collection of real-life conversations between people who have been affected by HIV.

    Quote about Talking HIV

    "Amazing stories! I can relate to this so much. I'm very much enjoying watching it and learning about their experience."

  • 2 weeks ago

    We’ve been working together with Louisa Manby from UCL, to investigate the potential of digital health interventions for HIV prevention for female sex workers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    Digital health interventions for HIV prevention

    We'll be sharing some of the findings soon, so watch this space!

  • 1 month ago

    Always great to hear that the information on Avert.org is helping you support and educate your communities.

    User quote

    “Great information I’m going to share the information I learned to educate the local community” – Avert.org user

  • 1 month ago

    Our Young Voices videos are still receiving a high level of engagement across our social media. So far on Facebook and Instagram Young Voices has:

    • reached over 2.8 million people
    • had over 1.8 million engagements
    • been watched over 630k times (viewing 50% or more)

    Find out more about the Young Voices project here.

  • 1 month ago

    Have you tried our COVID-19 quiz yet? See if you have got all the right information about COVID-19 and how to look after your health.

    User quote about COVID-19 quiz
  • 1 month ago

    We've launched a new series of real-life stories on Avert.org - Stories for Change.

    Collage of images from Stories for Change

    Developed in collaboration with citizen journalists in Southern Africa, each episode features a first-person experience, from challenges in accessing healthcare services, homophobic and transphobic discrimination, to overcoming self-stigma and mental health issues by finding support from others.

  • 1 month ago

    Our Sex and COVID-19 page has now become the most viewed page on Avert.org - with over 200,000 page views last month (June). If you haven't yet, why not go check it out!

    Image from sex and COVID-19 page
  • 2 months ago

    Have you seen the series of cards we’ve created with Cricket without Boundaries? Designed to get young people talking about HIV and sexual health.

    Cards

    The cards cover three broad themes including the basics of HIV transmission and prevention, living with HIV, and sex and relationships. Find out more on our project page.

  • 2 months ago

    Did you know that the AIDS 2020 virtual conference starts today? We are hosting a booth in the Global Village to showcase our new resource for community health workers: Boost!

    Virtual Avert booth

    The Global Village is freely accessible to all 24 hours a day, and we will be online for live chat from 3pm (BST) each day. So please come along to say hello, and find out more about Boost and our other digital projects.

  • 4 months ago

    We've received some great feedback on our mobile phone app, Boost. Providing clear and accurate information for community health workers in Southern Africa.

    Quote about Boost

    Have you checked it out yet?

  • 4 months ago

    March saw a record amount of traffic to Avert.org! In total we had over 1.3 million users visit the site.

    Over 1.3 million users

  • 4 months ago

    We've been working with community health workers in Southern Africa to create a new range of COVID-19 resources for our mobile phone app, Boost.

    Collage of Boost COVID-19 graphics

    Providing clear, accurate and visual information they can trust, to support their clients and communities.

  • 5 months ago

    We've created a new series of infographics to answer some of the key questions about coronavirus (COVID19).

    How to prevent COVID-19 graphic

    You can view and download all the infographics here.

  • 6 months ago

    We’ve created a new section on Avert.org that talks you through everything you need to know about the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and what it means for people living with HIV.

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  • 6 months ago

    “You guys really gave me important information that I'll carry with me throughout my life. Thank you, continue the great work.”

    Quote from Instagram follower

    Great to hear this feedback from one of our Instagram followers! Why not check out our page: www.instagram.com/avertaids

  • 6 months ago

    Did you know our Boost Facebook group has over 50 members so far? If you're a community health worker, then it's the place for you! Join the conversation on HIV and sexual health with your peers.

    Join the Boost facebook group

     

  • 6 months ago

    At the end of last year we ran a survey on Avert.org to see what people thought about our website and if they could find everything they were looking for. We had over 6,000 responses and received some great comments!

    Quotes from survey
  • 7 months ago

    Did you know we developed Boost with community health workers in Southern Africa? They have been helping us to create the content and testing the app's functionality. Here’s what some of them have said about using Boost so far…

    Quotes from CHWs

    You can see more quotes from the community health workers we've been working with on our Facebook page.

  • 7 months ago

    Great feedback on our HIV basics video series. A series of five explainer videos that help people to understand key information about HIV.

    Quote from Twitter follower