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.
To mark International Women’s Day, we hear from Emily, a peer educator from Malawi who dedicates her life ensuring other women have access to the information and support they need to seek testing and live positively.
The first ever study evaluating the decentralising of HIV care through antiretroviral treatment (ART) distribution centres shows low rates of patient loss in the city.
As news hits that the USA is to open up its first safer injecting facility – where else in the world do they exist and why are they important for improving health outcomes?
With 17 million people now accessing antiretroviral treatment worldwide, HIV drug resistance has the potential to unravel progress towards the Fast-Track target of ending AIDS by 2030.
Women in Nigeria face cycles of stigma and poverty that severley limit their access to HIV serivces, including the prevention of mother-to-child transmission services.
Progress in halting TB – the world’s leading infectious disease killer – is plagued by a lack of political will and inequalities in healthcare access
3,000 people have been killed in drug-related crackdowns. This hard-line stance threatens to derail the HIV response in the country, as harm reduction services face mounting pressure to close.
Zambian officials promote absitinence in prisons, turning a blind eye to the HIV prevention needs of men who have sex with men
Sex workers in Burundi have more negotiating power to demand safer sex, thanks to efforts to help them find new ways of earning an income.
The 90-90-90 Fast-Track targets is a hot-topic at this week’s 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa (AIDS 2016). Progress towards the targets, which call for 90% of people living with HIV to know their status, 90% on HIV treatment, and 90% virally suppressed, is acheivable but success is not uniform.