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.
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Government-led mentorship programme leads to more people with HIV being diagnosed, starting treatment and achieving viral suppression
Programmes that include sexual pleasurable found to increase safer sex practices
Young women who experience partner violence are 70% less likely to be virally suppressed than other young women, finds South African study
Analysis suggests younger people and those with low income or education levels are more likely to discriminate against people with HIV
In Benin, 60% of unmarried young women want to use contraception but can’t, and many married young women are also struggling – but why?
Analysis from 35 African countries shows men who pay for sex are 50% more likely to have HIV than other men
Analysis suggests that HIV status awareness is less of an issue than accessing treatment and staying on it.
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East African study suggests the economic benefits of providing immediate treatment outweigh the costs