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Women's risk of HIV significantly associated with key bacteria and their abundance in the vagina.
New study finds strong links between PrEP disruptions and intimate partner violence in Kenya and Uganda. Combined interventions could be key to improving adherence and linking victims to support services.
PEPFAR-funded Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) surveys reveal a lack of knowledge of HIV status as a major barrier to achieving global HIV targets.
New research marks welcome step to make trans women in sub-Saharan Africa visible in HIV data.
Low-level viraemia is linked to treatment failure, but we are failing to make best use of effective HIV treatment as a result of inadequate viral load monitoring.
Ahead of World AIDS Day, Avert’s Sarah Hand argues that testing services must engage men in a more meaningful way if we are to tackle the rising epidemic among young women.
South Africa’s national antiretroviral treatment programme has successfully reduced deaths and enabled people with HIV to maintain good health – but men are far less likely to benefit.
The UNAIDS, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and African Union 18-month catch-up plan aims to increase treatment access and reduce mortality in West and Central Africa.
Young, sexually active women at high risk of HIV in South Africa more likely to take PrEP daily over other time or events-based methods new study finds.
PrEP for sex workers in South Africa can be a success for HIV prevention, as long as high levels of adherence are maintained.
New research shows antiretroviral treatment radically reduces health inequalities – supporting arguments for scale-up of HIV treatment in low-resourced contexts.