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Harm reduction for the 15.6 million people who inject drugs remains a critical cornerstone to respond to the global epidemics of HIV and hepatitis C – but progress has stagnated.
On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, we look back at the difference in the AIDS identity from the 1980s to 2018.
Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.
Sustained action is needed now if we are to capitalise on the opportunity to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030.
Epidemics of HIV and HPV are inherently interconnected – and when they meet in the context of weak health systems, their effects are amplifed.
Getting on top of the tuberculosis epidemic requires renewed attention, and bringing HIV out of isolation.
Opportunities to increase access to the hepatitis C cure exist – but strong political will is needed and many countries are failing to benefit from cheaper generics.
A community-based HIV testing pilot set up in Viet Nam in 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Vietnam Authority for HIV/AIDS Control is empowering communities and changing lives.
With a 174% rise in new HIV infections from 2010 to 2017 – condom promotion is the first piece of the prevention puzzle for the Philippines.
On International Youth Day (12 August), we look at the importance of youth involvement and safe spaces to respond to the HIV challenge related to the youth bulge.