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.
Immediate antiretroviral treatment (ART) for people with low CD4 counts in China reduces overall mortality by 63% – confirming trials in other countries that have shown the benefit of early treatment for improved health outcomes.
Landmark Lancet study shows the benefit of a simplified approach to HIV testing, diagnosis and linking to care for people living with HIV in a middle-income country.
Trans women and gay men in Myanmar experience stigma and discrimination making them unlikely to access HIV services – HIV self-testing can help fill the HIV testing gap.
The country with the third largest HIV epidemic moves to a test-and-treat strategy that aims to get everyone on antiretroviral therapy.
Digital intervention shows success linking hidden, at-risk men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women with HIV testing and PrEP services – and has the potential to be replicated elsewhere with high internet penetration.