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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.

30 July 2021

‘Men-only’ spaces could improve prevention of mother-to-child transmission

Zambian study suggests men feel uncomfortable in women-dominated antenatal classes, resulting in many having unanswered questions about pregnancy and HIV

23 July 2021

Trial finds improving household finances linked to effective HIV treatment

More adolescents with HIV virally suppressed after taking part in savings scheme for families in rural Uganda

22 July 2021

YES! Youth-led HIV care pilot in Zambia shows promise

Interviews with HIV clinic staff said the project shifted their views of young people with HIV and gave them a better understanding of the issues they face

15 July 2021

Knowledge is power – it’s time to close the HIV knowledge gap

Avert CEO, Sarah Hand, discusses the importance of health literacy in the HIV response, and the positive potential of digital communications in achieving global HIV targets.

12 July 2021

Only half of women in sub-Saharan Africa fully understand how to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Data from 33 national health surveys reveals a gap in knowledge, particularly among adolescent girls, uneducated women and those with low incomes

05 July 2021

Easy-to-access PEP pilot shows promise in rural East Africa

The first pilot to offer PEP to people in parts of Kenya and Uganda with high HIV prevalence results in good uptake and no HIV infections