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.
A review of abstinence-only education policies and programmes in the United States (USA) found they violated human rights, stigmatised or excluded youth, reinforced gender stereotypes, and set back HIV and other STI prevention efforts.
Mandatory HIV testing is a ‘knee-jerk and untenable reaction’, and it ultimately does not get more people testing for HIV.
A pilot that saw health workers adopt ‘patient-centred’ communication at an HIV clinic in rural Tanzania led to a three-fold increase in the number of people openly reporting treatment adherence problems.
We know the idea of ‘losing it’ can be nerve-wracking, but this needn’t take the enjoyment out of having sex. Whether you’re straight, gay or anything in between – we’ve some top tips to help ensure your first time is fun and enjoyable.
A ground-breaking review provides stark evidence of the damage criminalisation has on preventing and treating HIV among people who inject drugs.
Trans activists Marcela Romero and Mitch Yusof discuss the importance of gender recognition in HIV services for transgender people
Long-lasting antiretroviral drugs injected monthly present a ‘remarkable milestone’ in treatment options for people living with HIV