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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.

09 June 2017

Funding for Harm Reduction under threat in Europe

Austerity, international donor retreat and poor political support are severely limiting harm reduction responses in several European Union (EU) countries

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02 December 2016

Europe’s eastern region sees 108% increase in HIV infections in just 10 years

A new report by the European Centres for Disease Control (ECDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) shows that prevention efforts are failing, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe, as the number of people living with HIV in Europe reaches over 2 million for the first time.

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21 January 2016

Russian HIV epidemic reaches one million

Number of people living with HIV in Russia reaches 1 million. People aged 25-35 are particularly effected, with injecting drug use and heterosexual sex the most common routes of transmission.

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