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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.

10 December 2015

Violence against women is both cause and consequence of HIV transmission

Testing HIV positive was the beginning of Margaret Mbabazi’s anguish. It never crossed her mind that her husband and the father of her four children could chase her away from their marital home. But when he tested HIV negative that is exactly what happened.

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09 November 2015

Uganda: young people need access to quality family planning services

Ndaula Hamidu, 24, was born with HIV and is now an advocate for sexual and reproductive rights and services, including family planning – issues he says concern young men as well as young women.

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30 September 2015

New WHO guidelines recommending HIV treatment for all

World Health Organisation releases new guidelines recommending all people living with HIV receive antiretroviral treatment, regardless of CD4 count.

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