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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.

30 September 2015

New WHO guidelines recommending HIV treatment for all

World Health Organisation releases new guidelines recommending all people living with HIV receive antiretroviral treatment, regardless of CD4 count.

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23 September 2015

Global Fund has saved 17 million lives

New report published by the Global Fund outlines how its investments helped save 17 million lives.

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22 September 2015

The consequences of female genital mutilation: a Kenyan perspective

Strong rights-based approach needed to end AIDS, but new UNAIDS stratergy makes only fleeting reference to female genital mutilation and child marriage

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15 September 2015

Progress in reducing perinatal HIV infection in Asia

New HIV infections among children in Asia have fallen by over 25% in fifteen years thanks to improved HIV testing and treatment for pregnant women.

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11 September 2015

UK: Calls for PrEP to be available on National Health Service

Leading HIV and AIDS organisations have called for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to be made available on the UK’s National Health Service (NHS).

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10 September 2015

Workplace HIV treatment programmes have significant benefits

Company-provided antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes are found to be highly cost-effective in settings with a high HIV prevalence.

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