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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.

29 November 2019

Community health workers make the difference!

This World AIDS DAY 2019 hear from three community health workers in southern Africa as they share their experiences of the job and the challenges they face in their work.

29 November 2017

Q&A: Campaigning for fairer HIV treatment access in South Africa

Treatment Action Campaign’s Sibongile Tshabalala talks about public health activism and holding governments to account when the drugs cost too much.

09 August 2017

Q&A: Speaking out on transgender recognition

Trans activists Marcela Romero and Mitch Yusof discuss the importance of gender recognition in HIV services for transgender people

11 August 2016

International Youth Day: a message from Lesotho

Meaningful inclusion of young people is key to effective HIV programming, says Lehlohonolo Mohasoa. And young people are our greatest hope in ending AIDS.

17 May 2016

Q&A: Activist Badr Baabou on the complex challenges of homophobia and HIV in the Middle East and North Africa

Interview with Badr Baabou, an LGBTI activist in Tunisia, about the challenges facing LGBTI communities in the Middle East and North Africa.

08 March 2016

Q&A – David Odali: Involving men to prevent HIV in women in Malawi

David Odali, director of the Umunthu Foundation, AVERT’s partner in Malawi, offers insight into his experiences of working with men to help reduce local women’s vulnerability to HIV. A Q&A for International Women’s Day.