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.
A large PrEP programme for pregnant women in Kenya finds no association between PrEP use and birth complications
Switching from an antiretroviral treatment (ART) regimen containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to a single-tablet regimen containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide (ECETA) can improve bone density and kidney safety in those aged 60 and above, new study finds.
Sister with a Voice, Zimbabwe’s HIV programme for sex workers, has significantly increased HIV testing, treatment and viral suppression among women who sell sex.
WHO has responded to the call by national HIV programmes for clarification around contraceptive options for women and adolescent girls living with HIV in a new publication, released in July.
New study supports the use of dating apps and social media to communicate sexual health information to gay men in England.
Influential figures and financial compensation particularly effective in increasing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), a new analysis suggests.
HIV incidence more than halved among people from fishing communities in Lake Victoria, Uganda, after rapid expansion of HIV services.
Delayed language development found in HIV-negative two-year-olds exposed to the virus during pregnancy.
The latest Lesotho national HIV survey reports high HIV prevalence among adults, but access to effective antiretroviral treatment is rapidly accelerating.
An analysis of gender-based violence (GBV) interventions for young people living with or affected by HIV finds that fewer than half are effective.
The most comprehensive study to date of peer outreach in Vietnam finds it significantly increases HIV knowledge and testing and reduces risky behaviour.