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02 April 2019

Thailand: Retaining people in care key to PrEP adherence

Study finds that younger populations under 25, transgender women, and new clients least likely to be adherent

21 February 2019

Men who have sex with men in China are unsure about PrEP

Gay men in China could benefit from more information around PrEP to increase uptake and curb new HIV infections in this group.

02 November 2018

Malaysia eliminates HIV transmission from mother-to-child

Malaysia celebrates milestone victory for preventable diseases in babies.

04 October 2018

HIV stigma blocks efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission in India

Outreach workers identify a number of personal, social, and structural challenges that impede efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in India.

26 September 2018

PrEP in Hong Kong - less targeting is more effective

Surprising research from Hong Kong reveals that providing PrEP to a third of gay men averts more new infections than only targeting gay men most at risk.

12 July 2016

Australia has beaten AIDS but HIV continues to spread

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations this week declared that AIDS is no longer a public health issue in Australia. In contrast HIV remains a high concern, with no decline in the number of new HIV transmissions for the past decade.

08 June 2016

Thailand first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Thailand has become the first country in Asia to eliminnate mother-to-child transmission, meaning the rate of transmission has fallen below 2%.