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A study among pregnant women in South Africa has found many lack control over condom use – and would be willing to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to protect themselves and their babies from HIV.
Adolescent girls have an important role to play in influencing adolescent boys’ decision to undergo voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), new research suggests.
Research reveals that most gay and bisexual men who stop taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the USA do so because it is too expensive or they see themselves as no longer having a need for it.
HIV self-testing leads to positive sexual behaviour change among Zambian female sex workers, according to new study.
First off, it’s not all about condoms... Believe it or not, condoms aren’t the only way to prevent HIV anymore.
Results from Latin America’s first PrEP demonstration project reveal that it is both feasible and effective as an HIV prevention method in the region. Will Brazil’s example pave the way for the rest of the region?
Women's risk of HIV significantly associated with key bacteria and their abundance in the vagina.
Young, sexually active women at high risk of HIV in South Africa more likely to take PrEP daily over other time or events-based methods new study finds.
PrEP for sex workers in South Africa can be a success for HIV prevention, as long as high levels of adherence are maintained.
Research from South Africa suggests a women’s HIV risk may be driven more by their male partner’s age rather than the age gap between them.
HIV programmes must develop strategies and allocate resources for people who enter the ‘failure care cascade’ – or risk jeopardising the important gains already made on HIV treatment.