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.
Urgent action is now needed so that people most at risk of HIV across the world can benefit
The World Health Organization is asking countries to stop using certain types of antiretrovirals to address rising levels of drug-resistant HIV
World Health Organization releases new toolkit to ensure HIV testing remains accurate as HIV prevalence falls
Evidence review suggests digitally-supported HIV self-testing increases testing and engages first-time testers, paving the way for greater use
Experts are calling for healthcare for people with HIV to move beyond viral suppression to address long-term health and well-being
Global evidence review finds wide variation on STI testing, despite people on PrEP being at greater risk of sexually transmitted infections.
More than 10% of men who have sex with men, sex workers and prisoners with HIV have drug resistance when beginning treatment
Review initially finds dolutegravir has no links to birth defects then revises its findings to report a ‘slightly higher’ – but minimal – incidence after two cases emerge
Global survey finds a high proportion of people living with HIV know that ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ – and are more likely to be healthy compared to those who are unaware.
Trial reports a 15% difference in high PrEP adherence among participants who received vouchers compared to those who didn’t – but this fell significantly after the vouchers stopped.