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.
Research suggests women with disabilities are significantly more vulnerable to HIV than other women and disabled men – and that this is linked to sexual violence.
An evaluation of peer support clubs in settings with high HIV and gender-based violence prevalence finds increased self-esteem and self-efficacy among participants.
Reuben Silungwe explains how social media and related online platforms are impacting the HIV response in Zambia.
Ring containing the antiretroviral drug dapivirine could be available in Africa as early as 2021 after it was found to reduce women’s HIV risk by 30 to 50%.
Levy Ngosa explores how the knock-on effect of discriminatory laws and policies impede access to HIV prevention and treatment services
Children living with HIV who experience episodes where they have detectable but low-levels of virus in their blood, while on treatment, are at increased risk of viral failure.
We talk to Giffin Daughtridge, CEO of medical diagnostics company, UrSure, about treatment adherence and the impact of long-acting cabotegravir as injectable PrEP.
An SMS service co-created with sex workers to improve their sexual health met with keen approval during testing.
Around 40% of transgender women and gay men tested HIV positive in Johannesburg – but only a third are on treatment.
The 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020 Virtual) kicked-off with a clear message from UNAIDS to accelerate efforts to end AIDS and not be derailed by COVID-19.