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Women's risk of HIV significantly associated with key bacteria and their abundance in the vagina.
HIV programmes must develop strategies and allocate resources for people who enter the ‘failure care cascade’ – or risk jeopardising the important gains already made on HIV treatment.
A review of abstinence-only education policies and programmes in the United States (USA) found they violated human rights, stigmatised or excluded youth, reinforced gender stereotypes, and set back HIV and other STI prevention efforts.
Understanding the vaginal microbiome and how it impacts HIV risk could help develop more effective treatment and prevention strategies for young women in sub-Saharan Africa.
Adherence challenges with pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) could be overcome if experimental long-acting HIV drug is found to be effective and acceptable.
Drug policy based on prohibition hasn't worked. It's time to build on the success of partial-decriminalisation models with an emphasis on health and human rights, says new report.