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.
Religious leaders can play a critical role in reaching hard-to-reach groups with HIV testing, including men and first-time testers.
Understanding the unique barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake and retention in sub-Saharan Africa remains critical to its successful roll-out.
Interviews with men in Côte d’Ivoire reveal radical differences in the perceptions of those who do and don’t access care.
Targeting the children and sexual partners of people living with HIV in Lesotho is an easy way to increase uptake of HIV testing.
Evaluating the population-level impact of HIV combination prevention for fishing communities in Uganda is hindered by poor participation and loss to follow-up.
More robust data on Nigeria’s HIV epidemic provides new insights that can help target HIV resources.
Education is a critical component of young women’s health and empowerment programmes – but we need to be careful not to assume an immediate direct effect on HIV incidence.
Self-testing reached men and youth with knowledge of their HIV status, but further intervention is needed to link people to antiretroviral treatment.
Giving patients their viral load test results on the same day improves viral load suppression rates and motivates patients to remain healthy.
Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS), a type of peer mentor in Zimbabwe, are a powerful tool to improve treatment outcomes and psychosocial wellbeing for young people living with HIV.
Demand, supply and adherence to HIV prevention among sex workers in Zimbabwe is critical for supporting this group to stay HIV-negative, but where are we losing them along the HIV prevention cascade?