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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.

28 June 2017

HIV wonder drug dolutegravir to be rolled-out in Kenya

UNITAID partners to bring newer and more effective HIV treatment options to countries where they are needed most.

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09 May 2017

Kenya begins mass roll-out of HIV self-testing and PrEP

Kenya embraces new HIV testing technologies to scale-up HIV prevention efforts in the country.

 

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10 April 2017

Women prefer sex with circumcised men and play key role influencing men's VMMC decision

Women’s views on voluntary male medical circumcision form an important part of the delivery and mass roll-out of this HIV prevention strategy.

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27 February 2017

Gaps in the global HIV response leave people with disabilities at high risk of infection

People with disabilities in developing countries are at high risk of HIV infection with HIV prevalence nearly double that than among those without disabilities.
 

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14 February 2017

HIV self-testing a useful tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery in Kenya

Mixed-status couples using PrEP could benefit from HIV self-testing as a way to quickly diagnose any new infections and reduce frequency of clinic visits.

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10 February 2017

Lack of female head of household and distance to clinic linked to loss to follow-up in Malawi

Identifying individuals at high risk of disengaging with HIV care remains an important strategy for realising the benefits of antiretroviral treatment for public health.

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