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Understanding the unique barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake and retention in sub-Saharan Africa remains critical to its successful roll-out.
New analysis from the US CDC quantifies the number of new HIV infections that might have been prevented in the absence of racial disparities, indicating how the effects of race on HIV infection may be changing
PARTNER2 trial results confirm that gay men can also benefit from U=U (undetectable=untransmittable), as Lancet publishes final study report.
Rising HIV infections among people who inject drugs in Glasgow reveals changes in injecting behaviours, with cocaine injecting becoming more common – a practice with greater HIV risks
Results from a text message intervention for HIV treatment adherence highlight the challenges that remain around using mobile interventions for health, as study failed to have significant effect
Studies have revealed that women living with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean are at a greater risk of harm. Misinformation around their contraceptive options and sexual and reproductive health rights has resulted in high levels of unwanted sterilization and abortion in the region.
Interviews with men in Côte d’Ivoire reveal radical differences in the perceptions of those who do and don’t access care.
Study reveals higher levels of disclosure than previously thought among women in Tanzania, especially amongst those in relationships where sexual and reproductive health issues are discussed.
Treatment- naïve people living with HIV now have drug-sparing antiretroviral treatment options with new once-daily, two-drug, fixed-dose treatment, Dovato.
Targeting the children and sexual partners of people living with HIV in Lesotho is an easy way to increase uptake of HIV testing.