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.
A large PrEP programme for pregnant women in Kenya finds no association between PrEP use and birth complications
Sister with a Voice, Zimbabwe’s HIV programme for sex workers, has significantly increased HIV testing, treatment and viral suppression among women who sell sex.
New study supports the use of dating apps and social media to communicate sexual health information to gay men in England.
To what extent do existing policies relating to age of consent for sexual reproductive health (SRH) services also affect PrEP access?
New technical guidance from the World Health Organization recognises effectiveness of event-driven PrEP for gay men following Prevenir study results.
New study finds treatment adherence a major challenge for excluded and hard to reach populations living with HIV, exacerbating existing health inequalities.
Active male partner involvement during pregnancy reduces mother-to-child transmission in South Africa and improves both mother and baby’s health.
Women with low but detectable viremia account for one in six mother-to-child HIV transmissions among women on antiretroviral treatment.
Randomised control trial in Uganda and Kenya assesses the impact of various ART regimes on the cognitive capacities of infants exposed to HIV in their early life.
High uptake of combination HIV prevention strategies among mixed-status couples in Kenya, offers new insights into the acceptability of services.
Understanding the unique barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake and retention in sub-Saharan Africa remains critical to its successful roll-out.