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.
In-depth interviews from Tanzania suggest relationship dynamics and stigma are the biggest influencers on PrEP use.
Study among teenagers living with HIV in Johannesburg finds 9% have a mental health issue – and are more likely to be virally unsuppressed than others
Global survey finds a high proportion of people living with HIV know that ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ – and are more likely to be healthy compared to those who are unaware.
Test and treat analysis from Eastern Uganda finds 90% of people diagnosed start treatment – but one in five has left care after 12 months
Government initiative increases retention in care by a third but struggles to expand treatment access or reduce deaths among people with HIV.
User fees lead to a ‘drastic’ fall in the number of people starting HIV care at a PEPFAR-funded clinic in Lagos.
The first evidence review to focus on men who buy sex – rather than women who sell it – finds a strong association between purchasing sex and HIV.
Study among fisherfolk, sex workers, truck drivers and others at higher risk of HIV finds many are willing to try PrEP – but only for around six weeks.
The proportion of South Africans ever testing for HIV increased from 30% to 75% between 2005 and 2017 – but differences remain in who is getting tested
HIV drug resistance among treatment-naïve people in China rising rapidly from 2012 and tops 10% in Central China.