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Global evidence review suggests psychosocial support improves young people’s adherence to HIV treatment but is less successful at reducing sexual risk taking
Experts are calling for healthcare for people with HIV to move beyond viral suppression to address long-term health and well-being
More adolescents with HIV virally suppressed after taking part in savings scheme for families in rural Uganda
Interviews with HIV clinic staff said the project shifted their views of young people with HIV and gave them a better understanding of the issues they face
Study finds women more likely to both hold discriminatory attitudes related to HIV stigma, and to suffer from them
Evidence review finds very few studies have investigated ways to keep heterosexual men in HIV care in Africa, despite men being more likely than women to die from AIDS-related illness.
Lockdown in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa saw HIV testing halve and the weekly number of people beginning antiretroviral treatment fall by 200.
Study of young South Africans living with HIV finds a third have experienced violence and a similar proportion are depressed – but those with support and self-esteem are less likely to suffer
South African study finds people living with both HIV and mental illness are far more likely to die than their peers, regardless of HIV care.
Rates of CD4 testing in Africa have halved – yet viral load testing is only reaching around a third of people on HIV treatment