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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.

29 November 2016

Early-stage HIV vaccine trial starts in South Africa

New HIV vaccine trial builds on success of 2009 Thai trial that showed 31.2% effectiveness in preventing HIV.

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24 November 2016

Capsule which delivers medicine for weeks after swallowing could revolutionise HIV treatment

A new pill technology has the potential to simplify HIV treatment and curb the rise of drug-resistant HIV.

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13 November 2016

Treating fungal infections could prevent 1 million AIDS-related deaths by 2020

Over 300,000 AIDS-related deaths each year could be prevented through better diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections

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10 November 2016

Promising new device can detect viral load in under 30 minutes

Viral load testing could become more accessible to millions of people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a new USB testing stick.

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