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.
Religious leaders can play a critical role in reaching hard-to-reach groups with HIV testing, including men and first-time testers.
In the latest of our guest blogs from citizen journalists in southern Africa, Boitshepo Mmabatho Motsamai calls for a re-telling of LGBT+ narratives in traditional and digital media.
Understanding the unique barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake and retention in sub-Saharan Africa remains critical to its successful roll-out.
In the third of a new series of guest blogs from citizen journalists in southern Africa, Daphne Jena talks to Bee Chihera about her ongoing transformation.
Interviews with men in Côte d’Ivoire reveal radical differences in the perceptions of those who do and don’t access care.
In the second of a new series of guest blogs from citizen journalists in southern Africa, Thuthu Magagula talks to rape survivors from eSwatini about the needs of LGBTI+ adolescents.
In the first of a new series of guest blogs from citizen journalists in southern Africa, Bokang Bane talks to Layla, a transwoman from Lesotho, about the importance of respecting preferred pronouns.
Targeting the children and sexual partners of people living with HIV in Lesotho is an easy way to increase uptake of HIV testing.
Evaluating the population-level impact of HIV combination prevention for fishing communities in Uganda is hindered by poor participation and loss to follow-up.
More robust data on Nigeria’s HIV epidemic provides new insights that can help target HIV resources.
Education is a critical component of young women’s health and empowerment programmes – but we need to be careful not to assume an immediate direct effect on HIV incidence.