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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.

30 September 2021

Mix of digital and in-person training improves index testing in Malawi

Trial offering health workers ‘blended’ training results in a two-fold increase in the number of people diagnosed with HIV

24 September 2021

Kenyan adolescents with HIV facing ‘devastating’ effects of COVID-19

Survey in Western Kenya suggests 40% have gone without food and one third have lost out on income or education 

22 September 2021

High demand for PrEP among key populations in the DRC

First project to provide PrEP through key population-friendly clinics finds many people take up the offer but 39% struggle to take the medication every day

06 September 2021

Study shows the power of the media for encouraging condom use

Unmarried men in Ghana who see or hear family planning messages in the media are 50% more likely to consistently use condoms