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27 September 2019

Leadership and financial incentives hold key to increasing voluntary male circumcision

Influential figures and financial compensation particularly effective in increasing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), a new analysis suggests.

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24 September 2019

New HIV infections fall by more than half in Ugandan fishing communities

HIV incidence more than halved among people from fishing communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda, after rapid expansion of HIV services.

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20 September 2019

Language development worse among HIV-exposed two-year-olds

Delayed language development found in HIV-negative two-year-olds exposed to the virus during pregnancy.

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17 September 2019

Lesotho achieves second 90 after rapid treatment expansion

The latest Lesotho national HIV survey reports high HIV prevalence among adults, but access to effective antiretroviral treatment is rapidly accelerating.

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13 September 2019

Gender-based violence interventions for young people show disappointing results

An analysis of gender-based violence (GBV) interventions for young people living with or affected by HIV finds that fewer than half are effective.

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05 September 2019

Community-led outreach in Vietnam reduces HIV risk and increases testing

The most comprehensive study to date of peer outreach in Vietnam finds it significantly increases HIV knowledge and testing and reduces risky behaviour.

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