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.
Ring containing the antiretroviral drug dapivirine could be available in Africa as early as 2021 after it was found to reduce women’s HIV risk by 30 to 50%.
Modelling finds PrEP has the potential to avert between 3 and 8% of HIV infections in 13 African and Caribbean countries by 2030 if three key populations can access it
Research on PrEP safety for pregnant women and their babies finds no adverse effects – but knowledge gaps remain.
The largest-ever study examining the effectiveness of condoms for anal sex finds remarkably low levels of failure, and calls to label their use in this way.
Findings from France and Canada suggest it is safe to offer men who have sex with men a choice between daily and ‘on-demand’ PrEP if they are not having frequent sex.