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Study with university students in Tanzania suggests many wanted to talk to a parent about sex during adolescence but were more likely to speak to their friends
Interviews with sex workers in Uganda highlight economic and relationship benefits alongside advantages for sexual health
Research in Nigeria finds young women want to use contraceptives but judgmental attitudes make this difficult to do
Indian trial that offered men who have sex with men resilience counselling saw unprotected sex drop – but new HIV and STI infections remained high.
Transgender women and men who have sex with men living with HIV show concerning levels of treatment adherence and condom use but above-average mobile ownership and acceptance of mHealth.
Treatment coverage and viral suppression more than doubles in a year without a significant increase in treatment failure or drug resistance.
Vietnam trial offered people who use drugs buprenorphine during HIV clinic visits to see if was as effective at supporting viral suppression as getting methadone from specialist clinics.
More than 10% of men who have sex with men, sex workers and prisoners with HIV have drug resistance when beginning treatment
Sex worker study in three cities reports low HIV prevalence – but knowledge on HIV prevention and condom use is falling
Gay men and transgender women who have sex with men in Nairobi and Johannesburg are active social media users, possibly providing an untapped opportunity for sexual health promotion on these platforms.