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What are the pros and cons of dating older people? In this episode of Talking HIV, James and Tsholofelo discuss the risks and realities of dating somebody older.
Avert’s podcast ‘Talking HIV’ is back again. This time sharing the voices of young people from across Southern Africa. In the first episode, Lisa and Godknows share their experiences of sex ed. at school.
Is food insecurity a barrier to HIV testing or a risk factor for testing HIV-positive in South Africa?
With no improvements in HIV knowledge over the last decade, the signalling of a ‘prevention crisis’ by UNAIDS calls for innovation in the response.
A young person’s guide to healthy relationships.
Women who survived the war in Northern Uganda are almost twice as likely to be living with HIV compared to their male peers, and are also disproportionately impacted by trauma and depression, reveals new research.
Burundi learn about harm reduction from one of the pioneers on the African continent.
Violence and lack of resources mean refugees living with HIV face unique barriers to adhering to treatment.
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.