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Global analysis of death rates among women living with HIV during the first four years of antiretroviral treatment (ART) finds most deaths occur within three months – with some distinct regional variations.
Ambitious HIV and sexual health initiative, DREAMS, is successfully reaching young adolescent girls in Kenya and South Africa one year after implementation.
A review of HIV incidence among young people in east and southern Africa since antiretroviral treatment (ART) roll-out reveals failures to reach the highest-risk young women.
An Avert spotlight on the HIV response – we reflect on the most important take-homes from the UNAIDS 2019 Global Report.
Failure to diagnose and late-presenters to care continue to contribute to cryptococcal-related mortality in people living with HIV in low-resourced contexts.
More robust data on Nigeria’s HIV epidemic provides new insights that can help target HIV resources.
A detailed geographic analysis of Zimbabwe’s HIV epidemic indicates the greatest concentrations of people living with HIV who lack treatment are in the country’s main cities and urban settlements.
Eastern Europe continues to account for the large majority of the 160,000 people newly infected with HIV in the WHO European Region – with little signs of improvement.
We know that HIV does not exist in a social, political or economic vacuum, yet we often fail to think broadly about the wider context of the life of a person living with HIV. Can syndemic theory provide us with an HIV response that goes deeper?
With no improvements in HIV knowledge over the last decade, the signalling of a ‘prevention crisis’ by UNAIDS calls for innovation in the response.
A new agenda to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) presented by the Guttmacher–Lancet Commission has wide-ranging implications for the HIV response