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.
Despite the huge human and economic toll, research into hepatitis B remains drastically underfunded, and was recently alikened to a neglected tropical disease. But hope for a cure is growing.
Long-term survivors – those diagnosed before effective treatment for HIV was around – face unique challenges relating to their mental and physical health.
A new agenda to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) presented by the Guttmacher–Lancet Commission has wide-ranging implications for the HIV response
Progress on decriminalising same sex relations continues but it’s slow – and in the meantime stigma and discrimination continue to undermine the HIV response.
Juno Roche – writer, campaigner and woman living with HIV – shares her experiences on risk, HIV and being trans for International Transgender Day of Visibility (31 March).
Get your head around three of the biggest talking points from this year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).
Language matters. Changing how people who use drugs are treated requires changing how we speak about them.
On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and care.
In the wake of news that ‘super-gonorrhoea’ has the potential to become a public health threat, researchers discover a potential roadmap to a vaccine.
New commitments are made at the Family Planning Summit to bolster access to modern contraceptives for the world’s poorest women – but is it enough to the bridge the gap?