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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.

14 December 2016

Partner self-testing could be a vital tool to increase uptake of HIV testing among men in sub-Saharan Africa

Near-universal uptake of HIV testing among men who were given self-tests by their partners in Kenya shows its feasibility as an intervention to reach hard-to-reach groups.  

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15 November 2016

HIV testing kit that gives instant results to launch in UK

The world’s fastest HIV testing kit is to be launched in the United Kingdom (UK) ahead of European HIV Testing Week (18-25 November).

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25 January 2016

Higher HIV testing rates with opt-out approach

Informing patients that they will receive an HIV test and giving them the option to decline it, yields a significantly higher HIV testing rate than simply informing them that testing is available.

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