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.
West and southern Africa study reveals significantly higher levels of binge drinking among people living with HIV than the general population.
New research reveals high rates of loss to follow-up among adolescents, with rates among those acquiring the infection in their teens nearly three times that of those infected perinatally.
Harm reduction for the 15.6 million people who inject drugs remains a critical cornerstone to respond to the global epidemics of HIV and hepatitis C – but progress has stagnated.
“There are alternatives to using condoms that… we should explore or a least learn about… before we make an opinioned choice”
If we want to promote sexual health, we need to help people understand their HIV prevention options, not judge their choices.
On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, we look back at the difference in the AIDS identity from the 1980s to 2018.
Being afraid of taking an HIV test is pretty common, but here are 6 things you can say to help put someone’s mind at rest.
Eastern Europe continues to account for the large majority of the 160,000 people newly infected with HIV in the WHO European Region – with little signs of improvement.
Nearly six times as many white people as black people are being prescribed pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the USA, despite black people having a greater need.
Women in Kenya assigned to a lay counsellor – known as a ‘Mama Mshauri’ – to help them in the period around their birth are more likely to stay in care compared to mothers who were not.