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Targeting the children and sexual partners of people living with HIV in Lesotho is an easy way to increase uptake of HIV testing.
Evaluating the population-level impact of HIV combination prevention for fishing communities in Uganda is hindered by poor participation and loss to follow-up.
Education is a critical component of young women’s health and empowerment programmes – but we need to be careful not to assume an immediate direct effect on HIV incidence.
Demand, supply and adherence to HIV prevention among sex workers in Zimbabwe is critical for supporting this group to stay HIV-negative, but where are we losing them along the HIV prevention cascade?
Gamification can be a powerful tool to amplify the impact of sexual health education among adolescents in schools in low-resource contexts.
Disappointing results from the large-scale treatment as prevention trial in South Africa last year revealed no population level change in the number of new HIV infections – but new study reveals sexual behaviour isn’t to blame.
Climate-related events, such as droughts, are an HIV risk to already vulnerable populations of women, Lesotho study shows.
Researchers borrow from behavioural economics to understand what women in sub-Saharan Africa really want from a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) product.
Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.
New research comparing partners of adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and South Africa reveals important differences between settings – giving further evidence for the need to contextualise HIV responses.