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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.

24 November 2020

Testing for HIV does not increase condom use – but testing HIV positive does

Evidence review suggests enhanced testing services, which offer things such as counselling or support groups, are having little impact on condom use.

18 November 2020

Injectable PrEP tops list as the preferred choice for adolescent girls in Cape Town

UChoose study is the first to assesses adolescent girls’ preferences for contraceptives that mirror PrEP products to establish what type of PrEP is most likely to work for them

06 November 2020

Act now to stop HIV progressing among Sri Lankan women who sell sex, researchers warn

Sex worker study in three cities reports low HIV prevalence – but knowledge on HIV prevention and condom use is falling

03 November 2020

What do men who have sex with women think about PrEP?

Eswatini study reveals mixed views on PrEP among heterosexual men – driven by HIV-related stigma – amidst low uptake and high drop-out rates