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.
New mathematical modelling study suggests that the dapivirine vaginal ring could substantially reduce HIV infections among South African women and be an affordable intervention depending on roll-out strategy.
Women with low but detectable viremia account for one in six mother-to-child HIV transmissions among women on antiretroviral treatment.
New analysis reveals real-world impact of the national roll-out of ‘treat all’ guidelines on antiretroviral treatment uptake in sub-Saharan Africa.
Compared to the only other approved device for TB detection in people living with HIV, the new FujiLAM point-of-care test offers superior diagnostic sensitivity.
Differentiated care models need further investigation to support people living with HIV with taking their antiretroviral treatment (ART).
Timely diagnosis of infants living with HIV in Africa remains a challenge, but new study shows point-of-care testing can work in the real world.
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.
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.