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.
As HIV drug resistance increases in low- and middle-income countries, getting people onto antiretroviral treatment means little in the long run if treatment programming is not also strengthened.
Low-level viraemia is linked to treatment failure, but we are failing to make best use of effective HIV treatment as a result of inadequate viral load monitoring.
‘Encouraging’ study casts first light on PrEP-related stigma among gay and bisexual men on dating apps, following concerns about growing negative attitudes towards PrEP users.
Testing for HIV is rising in the UK, but opportunities are being missed among some vulnerable groups.
South Africa’s national antiretroviral treatment programme has successfully reduced deaths and enabled people with HIV to maintain good health – but men are far less likely to benefit.
Black women in the USA continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, according to the latest US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics.
New study shows people living with HIV still expect far less from their lives compared to those who are HIV-negative, despite near-normal life expectancy.
What’s it like to share your HIV diagnosis? In this episode, Jimmy, Krishen and Alex, young HIV activists talk about disclosing their status to friends, family and prospective love interests.
New research shows antiretroviral treatment radically reduces health inequalities – supporting arguments for scale-up of HIV treatment in low-resourced contexts.
What's it like to be pregnant and living with HIV? In this installment of the series, Chifundo and Tiyamike talk about how they look after their health whilst pregnant and how the virus has affected their relationships.