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.
HIV self-testing can increase knowledge of HIV status among men – particularly those older, and hard to reach – and should be considered as part of a comprehensive package in high prevalence settings.
Financial incentives for men in sub-Saharan Africa can significantly improve linkages to HIV prevention and treatment services after self-testing.
Being afraid of taking an HIV test is pretty common, but here are 6 things you can say to help put someone’s mind at rest.
For lots of people, the ‘fear of the unknown’ stops them from accessing sexual health testing and support. In this episode, Jim and Andy remember how they used to feel going into clinics and where they went for support.
A simple questionnaire has been developed and validated in Harare, Zimbabwe, to pre-screen adolescents for HIV testing.
Is food insecurity a barrier to HIV testing or a risk factor for testing HIV-positive in South Africa?
A community-based HIV testing pilot set up in Viet Nam in 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Vietnam Authority for HIV/AIDS Control is empowering communities and changing lives.
Whether you’ve had unprotected sex or it’s just that time of year again, here are our top 5 reasons why you should test for HIV again.
Self-testers are able to perform HIV tests and interpret the results as accurately as healthcare workers, a new evidence review has found.
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.
Let's clear up the confusion around testing — because there’s no good reason to put off getting an HIV test