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.
46% of men who have sex with men in West Africa trade sex for material goods – with younger men and those who experience stigma more likely to do so.
Decade-long Canadian study of people who inject drugs reports high number of premature deaths – but finds those who regularly use supervised injection facilities are significantly less likely to die.
South African study finds co-trimoxazole did not increase protection against pneumonia or diarrhoea among HIV-exposed infants in their first year of life. But in Malaria-ridden areas, there is still a case.
Men who have sex with men in Africa are more likely to test for HIV than other African men, but are significantly less likely to be on treatment or virally suppressed.
An analysis of gender-based violence (GBV) interventions for young people living with or affected by HIV finds that fewer than half are effective.
The most comprehensive study to date of peer outreach in Vietnam finds it significantly increases HIV knowledge and testing and reduces risky behaviour.
High HIV prevalence and attrition along the treatment cascade among emergency department (ED) populations highlights potential role of HIV services in theses settings.
Multiple complementary interventions scaled up at the national level in Zimbabwe results in improved sexual reproductive health outcomes for young people.
New study highlights unmet HIV prevention and treatment needs of young key affected populations in Cameroon.
People between the ages of 18-30 who inject drugs in India, are a critical sub-population driving the HIV epidemic in the country.
Screening for intimate partner violence should form part of sexual health services to reach vulnerable gay men.