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09 November 2018

Vaginal gel for HIV prevention so far ineffective in the real-world

Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.

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10 August 2018

Revitalising the condom for the next generation – the missing piece of the prevention puzzle

HIV prevention is in need of a re-boot, cried many at AIDS 2018. Where better to start than with the condom, the most simple and effective intervention in our toolkit. 

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05 April 2016

Does Uganda need to realign its male circumcision campaign?

Although more Ugandan men are seeking medical circumcision, the government is falling short of its 80 per cent target. This has led some health experts to ask if Uganda should adopt a new strategy to encourage more men to come forward.

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12 January 2016

Approval of Truvada a game changer in anti-HIV/AIDS effort

The recent approval of the drug Truvada in Kenya as PrEP reflects commitment from the regulatory authority to fast-track the review of drugs of public health importance.

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