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Although older adults in Uganda showed a high regard for the importance of antiretroviral treatment, structural factors such as wait times and ageism still provide barriers to adherence.
Gay men in China could benefit from more information around PrEP to increase uptake and curb new HIV infections in this group.
The treat-all policy will only succeed if people keep taking their HIV treatment. It is important to motivate people who started treatment while they were still feeling well.
Efavirenz remains a clinically effective and relevant antiretroviral drug for people living with HIV – but adverse side effects need to be screened for and monitored in children.
The number of people living with HIV experiencing more than one non-communicable disease (NCD) increased as they got older, with metabolic diseases being the biggest contributor.
Cost should not be a barrier for the full implementation of cryptococcal meningitis screening programmes for people living with HIV as per World Health Organization recommendations.
Gamification can be a powerful tool to amplify the impact of sexual health education among adolescents in schools in low-resource contexts.
Despite moderate HIV testing rates among men who have sex with men using apps in Tokyo, more needs to be done to reach those not attached to the gay community.
Disappointing results from the large-scale treatment as prevention trial in South Africa last year revealed no population level change in the number of new HIV infections – but new study reveals sexual behaviour isn’t to blame.
Climate-related events, such as droughts, are an HIV risk to already vulnerable populations of women, Lesotho study shows.