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Ring containing the antiretroviral drug dapivirine could be available in Africa as early as 2021 after it was found to reduce women’s HIV risk by 30 to 50%.
Children living with HIV who experience episodes where they have detectable but low-levels of virus in their blood, while on treatment, are at increased risk of viral failure.
An SMS service co-created with sex workers to improve their sexual health met with keen approval during testing.
Around 40% of transgender women and gay men tested HIV positive in Johannesburg – but only a third are on treatment.
Around 70% of people aged 50-plus receiving HIV care in Latin America in 2015 had an NCD, compared to 32% in the year 2000.
The proportion of South Africans ever testing for HIV increased from 30% to 75% between 2005 and 2017 – but differences remain in who is getting tested