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30 June 2017

Partners of people living with HIV more likely to test when encouraged by health worker

Healthcare workers should help people living with HIV to get their partners to test, says an analysis which informed updated World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

28 June 2017

HIV wonder drug dolutegravir to be rolled-out in Kenya

UNITAID partners to bring newer and more effective HIV treatment options to countries where they are needed most.

22 June 2017

PrEP now included on the WHO Essential Medicines List

Key HIV drugs added to the list of medicines critical to public health, including tenofovir for HIV prevention, and dolutegravir.

09 June 2017

Funding for Harm Reduction under threat in Europe

Austerity, international donor retreat and poor political support are severely limiting harm reduction responses in several European Union (EU) countries

06 June 2017

Grindr survey reveals many gay men using PrEP without doctor support

There is a high appetite for increased access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among gay app users in Switzerland, according to research looking into the need for a national PrEP programme.