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.
Many health workers are using their own phones to help them at work, rather than using a provided phone as part of a formal ‘m-health’ scheme. What can be done to use this informal system and make it fairer?
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.
In-depth interviews from Tanzania suggest relationship dynamics and stigma are the biggest influencers on PrEP use.
Study among teenagers living with HIV in Johannesburg finds 9% have a mental health issue – and are more likely to be virally unsuppressed than others
Global survey finds a high proportion of people living with HIV know that ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ – and are more likely to be healthy compared to those who are unaware.
New 2025 targets aim to put the world back on track to end AIDS by 2030 following the news that Fast-Track targets were missed.
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!
News the HIV world has been waiting for – long-acting injectable cabotegravir (CAB-LA) is a potentially game-changing tool to prevent HIV in women.
Test and treat analysis from Eastern Uganda finds 90% of people diagnosed start treatment – but one in five has left care after 12 months
Government initiative increases retention in care by a third but struggles to expand treatment access or reduce deaths among people with HIV.