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Research in Nigeria finds young women want to use contraceptives but judgmental attitudes make this difficult to do
Study finds women more likely to both hold discriminatory attitudes related to HIV stigma, and to suffer from them
Ugandan study finds uptake of HIV treatment above 90%, but only three-quarters of women were fully taking medication after two months
Personal risk, stigma, inconvenient clinic times and locations all influenced people’s decisions to stop using PrEP
Clubs in Malawi that gave 12 to 14-year-old girls the space to discuss sexual health found they increased peer support and school attendance and reduced unequal and abusive practices at home.
Ugandan study suggests peer educators, visiting adult clinics, counselling and education can all make the transition process go smoothly.
Interviews with heterosexual couples in Tanzania suggest that pairs often make decisions about HIV-prevention together and that working with both partners could increase PrEP and ART access.
Findings suggest empowerment initiatives are needed as young women continue to rely on the withdrawal method to please their partners.
People living with HIV who are virally unsuppressed likely to be more at risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 than others.
There’s been a lot of false information going around about COVID-19 vaccines, so it’s natural to have some questions. Here, we put the record straight with the key things you need to know.
Research suggests that 97% are engaging in at least one sexual risk that makes them vulnerable to HIV – and half are engaging in three or more