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.
There is no cure or vaccine for HIV – we debunk myths and rumours which suggest there are.
Language matters. Changing how people who use drugs are treated requires changing how we speak about them.
Get a reality check on some of the most bizarre rumours about how HIV is transmitted.
The 2020 goal of reaching 120 million additional girls and young women with modern contraceptives is likely to be missed, despite millions of new users.
As HIV drug resistance increases in low- and middle-income countries, getting people onto antiretroviral treatment means little in the long run if treatment programming is not also strengthened.
Children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa need to be urgently prioritised otherwise HIV targets will not be met.
A global lack of HIV services specifically targeting men, and harmful masculinity norms, mean men are not being reached with HIV services. This is hampering the ambition to end AIDS by 2030.
Let's clear up the confusion around testing — because there’s no good reason to put off getting an HIV test
On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and care.
The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is to accelerate efforts in just 13 countries under its news strategy. But critics say this narrowed focus could lead to a resurgence of the HIV epidemic.