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.
More than 20 organisations representing the voices of people who use drugs and LGBT communities have been banned by their countries from attending next month’s UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS.
Peru is the latest country to approve the use of the antiretroviral drug, Truvada, as pre-exposure prohpylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV among people at a high risk of infection.
National Health Service (NHS) England has decided against providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-negative people at a high risk of HIV, sparking outrage among a number of HIV charities and service providers in the UK.
Number of people living with HIV in Russia reaches 1 million. People aged 25-35 are particularly effected, with injecting drug use and heterosexual sex the most common routes of transmission.