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.
Routine point‐of‐care viral load monitoring achieves high testing coverage rates and same-day delivery of results in decentralised clinics.
Innovative HIV service delivery models are well received and have the potential to improve health outcomes.
Second-line treatment failure in sub-Saharan Africa is a public health crisis we need to control.
New analysis reveals real-world impact of the national roll-out of ‘treat all’ guidelines on antiretroviral treatment uptake in sub-Saharan Africa.
Interviews with men in Côte d’Ivoire reveal radical differences in the perceptions of those who do and don’t access care.
HIV care attrition is more common in paediatric patients living with HIV; understanding how much of this is mortality-related can help policymakers develop interventions to stop it.
Cost should not be a barrier for the full implementation of cryptococcal meningitis screening programmes for people living with HIV as per World Health Organization recommendations.
Multiple partners, migration, and living in an HIV ‘hotspot’ have been identified as key drivers of unsuppressed viral load among young women living with HIV in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The type of relationship someone living with HIV has with both their social network and a nominated ‘treatment partner’ is likely to influence whether they are virally suppressed, research from Botswana suggests.
New data on the impact of different treatment strategies on the neuro-development of young children living with HIV has been released, showing normal development in all areas apart from visual perception.