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A large PrEP programme for pregnant women in Kenya finds no association between PrEP use and birth complications
Providing PrEP to women attending government-run family planning clinics could be a successful way to increase access and adherence to PrEP, a trial from South Africa suggests.
Young women with low self-esteem are five times more likely to engage in transactional sex than other young women, South African survey suggests.
Sister with a Voice, Zimbabwe’s HIV programme for sex workers, has significantly increased HIV testing, treatment and viral suppression among women who sell sex.
Influential figures and financial compensation particularly effective in increasing voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), a new analysis suggests.
Active male partner involvement during pregnancy reduces mother-to-child transmission in South Africa and improves both mother and baby’s health.
Women with low but detectable viremia account for one in six mother-to-child HIV transmissions among women on antiretroviral treatment.
Randomised control trial in Uganda and Kenya assesses the impact of various ART regimes on the cognitive capacities of infants exposed to HIV in their early life.
High uptake of combination HIV prevention strategies among mixed-status couples in Kenya, offers new insights into the acceptability of services.
Understanding the unique barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake and retention in sub-Saharan Africa remains critical to its successful roll-out.
Targeting the children and sexual partners of people living with HIV in Lesotho is an easy way to increase uptake of HIV testing.