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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.

25 January 2016

Higher HIV testing rates with opt-out approach

Informing patients that they will receive an HIV test and giving them the option to decline it, yields a significantly higher HIV testing rate than simply informing them that testing is available.

08 January 2016

US partially lifts ban on government funded needle exchange programmes

The United States of America has in December, quietly and partially lifted their ban on federal funding for needle and syringe exchange programmes (NSPs).