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.
Ahead of World AIDS Day, Avert’s Sarah Hand argues that testing services must engage men in a more meaningful way if we are to tackle the rising epidemic among young women.
Treatment Action Campaign’s Sibongile Tshabalala talks about public health activism and holding governments to account when the drugs cost too much.
Let's clear up the confusion around testing — because there’s no good reason to put off getting an HIV test
Testing for HIV is rising in the UK, but opportunities are being missed among some vulnerable groups.
South Africa’s national antiretroviral treatment programme has successfully reduced deaths and enabled people with HIV to maintain good health – but men are far less likely to benefit.
Immediate antiretroviral treatment (ART) for people with low CD4 counts in China reduces overall mortality by 63% – confirming trials in other countries that have shown the benefit of early treatment for improved health outcomes.
Black women in the USA continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, according to the latest US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics.
As progress continues to fall short of the fast approaching 2030 targets, the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls for accelerated, multi-sectoral action against tuberculosis – the leading killer of people living with HIV.
The UNAIDS, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and African Union 18-month catch-up plan aims to increase treatment access and reduce mortality in West and Central Africa.
Young, sexually active women at high risk of HIV in South Africa more likely to take PrEP daily over other time or events-based methods new study finds.