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.
Sexual health is about so much more than infection prevention – it’s about being happy with yourself and in your sex life. Help us to spread the word that everyone has a right to pleasurable and safer sex!
Reuben Silungwe explains how social media and related online platforms are impacting the HIV response in Zambia.
Levy Ngosa explores how the knock-on effect of discriminatory laws and policies impede access to HIV prevention and treatment services
If you’re living with HIV and wondering how the new coronavirus may affect you, here are some tips to help you look after yourself.
We have launched a new mobile app made in collaboration with community health workers in Southern Africa. Find out all you need to know about Boost!
This World AIDS Day 2019 (1 December), we ask you: do you know your HIV basics? Every year this day is marked to raise awareness of HIV, change negative attitudes, and fight misinformation. This year, we have created five explainer videos that talk you through everything you need to know about HIV.
"No one should feel ashamed talking about what they want or if they had gonorrhoea or syphilis. It's just this thing we can talk openly about..."
Thobe Bandama has been living with HIV for the last 20 years, she talks to us about how she has come to start talking about it.
"I'm still to find those people who identify as British or maybe Asian, south Asian that are open about their HIV status because it is so stigmatised."
In the latest of our guest blogs from citizen journalists in southern Africa, Boitshepo Mmabatho Motsamai calls for a re-telling of LGBT+ narratives in traditional and digital media.