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Long-lasting antiretroviral drugs injected monthly present a ‘remarkable milestone’ in treatment options for people living with HIV
In the era of treat all, renewed emphasis is needed on the 39% of people living with HIV who start treatment late who are at an increased risk of deaths and opportunistic infections.
19.5 million people globally are now on life-saving treatment, with AIDS-related deaths halved since 2005, according to UNAIDS.
Without urgent action, HIV drug resistance is set to derail the HIV response and presents a significant threat to public health, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns today.
Around 40% of all HIV infections are left undiagnosed worldwide, and new approaches such as self-testing are needed to ensure 90% of all people with HIV by 2020 are aware of their status.
In the wake of news that ‘super-gonorrhoea’ has the potential to become a public health threat, researchers discover a potential roadmap to a vaccine.
New commitments are made at the Family Planning Summit to bolster access to modern contraceptives for the world’s poorest women – but is it enough to the bridge the gap?
Healthcare workers should help people living with HIV to get their partners to test, says an analysis which informed updated World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.
The UNODC highlights disease burden, increased opioid abuse and a lack of treatment access in their global state of drug use report.
Key HIV drugs added to the list of medicines critical to public health, including tenofovir for HIV prevention, and dolutegravir.