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.
New study reveals the extent of the relationship between gay-related stigma and HIV among men who have sex with men in Nigeria.
Women's risk of HIV significantly associated with key bacteria and their abundance in the vagina.
New study provides insights into the factors that influence treatment adherence in Latin America and the Caribbean. Results show that individuals from lower resource settings often achieve higher levels of adherence, contrary to predictions.
Lancet study reveals for the first time who can benefit most from immediate antiretroviral treatment – enabling prioritisation in low-resourced settings. But who is left behind?
New study finds strong links between PrEP disruptions and intimate partner violence in Kenya and Uganda. Combined interventions could be key to improving adherence and linking victims to support services.
With three in ten gay men living with HIV engaging in chemsex in the last year in the UK, understanding its association with the country’s HIV and STI epidemics is critical to put an end to new infections.
PEPFAR-funded Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) surveys reveal a lack of knowledge of HIV status as a major barrier to achieving global HIV targets.
New research marks welcome step to make trans women in sub-Saharan Africa visible in HIV data.
There is no cure or vaccine for HIV – we debunk myths and rumours which suggest there are.
Language matters. Changing how people who use drugs are treated requires changing how we speak about them.
Get a reality check on some of the most bizarre rumours about how HIV is transmitted.
The 2020 goal of reaching 120 million additional girls and young women with modern contraceptives is likely to be missed, despite millions of new users.