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.
HIV testing rates in rural Uganda rose by 77% when traditional healers were trained to carry out HIV tests
Real-world study with 25 public HIV clinics increased PrEP uptake 20-fold – but are the right people being reached?
Medical male circumcision reduces HIV transmission, but in many communities, young men are still opting for traditional practices.
Sex workers are more likely to test for HIV than syphilis, despite being at high risk for both. Researchers interviewed sex workers in Uganda to find out why
Researchers in rural Zimbabwe have suggested five ways to improve collaboration to address high rates of STIs facing adolescents
Many health workers are using their own phones to help them at work, rather than using a provided phone as part of a formal ‘m-health’ scheme. What can be done to use this informal system and make it fairer?
More people with HIV benefited from effective treatment after it was provided in vans parked in convenient places like community centres and sports fields
Study with university students in Tanzania suggests many wanted to talk to a parent about sex during adolescence but were more likely to speak to their friends
A decade of data from South Africa shows AIDS defining cancers are the most common type of cancer, linked with low CD4 counts
Interviews with sex workers in Uganda highlight economic and relationship benefits alongside advantages for sexual health