The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from Avert. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.
Progress on decriminalising same sex relations continues but it’s slow – and in the meantime stigma and discrimination continue to undermine the HIV response.
Increasing numbers of people co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) are accessing treatment for HCV as antivirals become more effective – but challenges beyond increasing access, remain.
Self-testers are able to perform HIV tests and interpret the results as accurately as healthcare workers, a new evidence review has found.
You’re dreaming of exciting, mind-blowing, fun, sweet, heart-pumping sex with someone... but hold on, what’s sexual consent? And how does it work ‘in the moment’?
New comparison reveals significant drops in HIV service provision, as Nigeria’s Borno State feels the impact of years of armed conflict with Boko Haram.
Reassurance for women living with HIV as commonly prescribed HIV drug deemed as safe as other regimes.
New research highlights significant gaps in health outcomes for adolescents born with HIV across the world – but paints a hopeful picture for the future as treatment access expands.
Interim clinical trial results offer hope to people living with hepatitis C who stand to benefit from reduced price treatment, including the 2.3 million people who have HIV co-infection.
Adolescent girls have an important role to play in influencing adolescent boys’ decision to undergo voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), new research suggests.
Researchers recommend dolutegravir (DTG)‐based antiretrovirals should become the first option for HIV treatment in India, following a study into DTG’s cost-effectiveness.
Findings show that fear of prosecution can drive new infections, as it puts men off knowing their status.