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.
Research in Nigeria finds young women want to use contraceptives but judgmental attitudes make this difficult to do
More adolescents with HIV virally suppressed after taking part in savings scheme for families in rural Uganda
Interviews with HIV clinic staff said the project shifted their views of young people with HIV and gave them a better understanding of the issues they face
Data from 33 national health surveys reveals a gap in knowledge, particularly among adolescent girls, uneducated women and those with low incomes
Study records significant decline in HIV incidence despite only one in four women deciding to take PrEP
Zambian study finds women living with HIV aged 20-29 are most at risk of cervical cancer, closely followed by adolescent girls
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
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.