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.
Over 300,000 AIDS-related deaths each year could be prevented through better diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections
We count down the top five things that everybody should know about HIV - from AIDS, to testing, to symptoms, to treatment.
Viral load testing could become more accessible to millions of people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a new USB testing stick.
Concerns have been raised about the shortage of antiretroviral drugs available for people living with HIV in Venezuela, which is in the midst of a mounting health crisis.
Key affected populations in middle-income countries are hardest hit by global funding cuts, but Ukraine has made a bold move to fund its own response for people who inject drugs.
Phase III trials of the intravenous drug ibalizumab have been found to significantly reduce viral load in people living with HIV who do not respond to existing treatment.
Despite a willingness of men to undergo voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention benefits in sub-Saharan Africa, uptake is low with just 56% of the 20.8 million circumcisions by 2016 target met.
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
Expanding access to treatment for people living with HIV is shown to decrease tuberculosis (TB) incidence – but it is not the silver bullet.