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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.

24 November 2021

Injectable antiretrovirals: a game-changer for HIV treatment

HIV treatment that can be injected every one or two months has been approved for use in some countries. What does it mean for people with HIV across the world?

28 October 2021

Delivering HIV treatment via van: four reasons why it works

More people with HIV benefited from effective treatment after it was provided in vans parked in convenient places like community centres and sports fields

20 August 2021

New survey tool can predict whether adolescents are ready to move to adult HIV care

The HARTS trial suggests age should not be used to judge readiness to move, as things such as being able to understand treatment and ask questions are more important

25 May 2021

Study highlights strategies that help teenagers living with HIV feel ready to move into adult care

Ugandan study suggests peer educators, visiting adult clinics, counselling and education can all make the transition process go smoothly. 

22 January 2021

Brazil provides more evidence on link between dolutegravir and birth defects

Review initially finds dolutegravir has no links to birth defects then revises its findings to report a ‘slightly higher’ – but minimal – incidence after two cases emerge