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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.

14 December 2018

Adolescents living with HIV are struggling to stay in treatment 

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. 

22 June 2017

PrEP now included on the WHO Essential Medicines List

Key HIV drugs added to the list of medicines critical to public health, including tenofovir for HIV prevention, and dolutegravir.

24 November 2016

Capsule which delivers medicine for weeks after swallowing could revolutionise HIV treatment

A new pill technology has the potential to simplify HIV treatment and curb the rise of drug-resistant HIV.