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Malawians in some rural areas face travel times to HIV clinics that are almost double others’ journeys.
Evidence review suggests enhanced testing services, which offer things such as counselling or support groups, are having little impact on condom use.
UChoose study is the first to assesses adolescent girls’ preferences for contraceptives that mirror PrEP products to establish what type of PrEP is most likely to work for them
Sex worker study in three cities reports low HIV prevalence – but knowledge on HIV prevention and condom use is falling
Eswatini study reveals mixed views on PrEP among heterosexual men – driven by HIV-related stigma – amidst low uptake and high drop-out rates
Test and treat analysis from Eastern Uganda finds 90% of people diagnosed start treatment – but one in five has left care after 12 months
Government initiative increases retention in care by a third but struggles to expand treatment access or reduce deaths among people with HIV.
Gay men and transgender women who have sex with men in Nairobi and Johannesburg are active social media users, possibly providing an untapped opportunity for sexual health promotion on these platforms.
Women who sell sex are experiencing high levels of mental health issues, reveals a groundbreaking evidence review.
User fees lead to a ‘drastic’ fall in the number of people starting HIV care at a PEPFAR-funded clinic in Lagos.