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Modelling suggests one in five South African men buy sex – and focusing on the sex they have with non-commercial partners could halve HIV infections in the country by 2030
Global evidence review finds wide variation on STI testing, despite people on PrEP being at greater risk of sexually transmitted infections.
Treatment coverage and viral suppression more than doubles in a year without a significant increase in treatment failure or drug resistance.
Lockdown in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa saw HIV testing halve and the weekly number of people beginning antiretroviral treatment fall by 200.
Vietnam trial offered people who use drugs buprenorphine during HIV clinic visits to see if was as effective at supporting viral suppression as getting methadone from specialist clinics.
Low rates of viral load testing among pregnant women highlight need to review care for pregnant women living with HIV.
Significant step as WHO recommends the dapivirine vaginal ring as a new HIV prevention tool following promising trial results
More than 10% of men who have sex with men, sex workers and prisoners with HIV have drug resistance when beginning treatment