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Targeting the children and sexual partners of people living with HIV in Lesotho is an easy way to increase uptake of HIV testing.
Evaluating the population-level impact of HIV combination prevention for fishing communities in Uganda is hindered by poor participation and loss to follow-up.
Study finds that younger populations under 25, transgender women, and new clients least likely to be adherent
Men who have sex with men are not actively targeted by circumcision programmes, but an updated review reveals they could benefit from this HIV prevention intervention.
Education is a critical component of young women’s health and empowerment programmes – but we need to be careful not to assume an immediate direct effect on HIV incidence.
High rates of inconsistent condom use among female migrants in China point to need for interventions to focus on building key behavioural skills to promote condom use.
Demand, supply and adherence to HIV prevention among sex workers in Zimbabwe is critical for supporting this group to stay HIV-negative, but where are we losing them along the HIV prevention cascade?
Gay men in China could benefit from more information around PrEP to increase uptake and curb new HIV infections in this group.
Gamification can be a powerful tool to amplify the impact of sexual health education among adolescents in schools in low-resource contexts.
Disappointing results from the large-scale treatment as prevention trial in South Africa last year revealed no population level change in the number of new HIV infections – but new study reveals sexual behaviour isn’t to blame.