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.
New analysis reveals real-world impact of the national roll-out of ‘treat all’ guidelines on antiretroviral treatment uptake in sub-Saharan Africa.
Compared to the only other approved device for TB detection in people living with HIV, the new FujiLAM point-of-care test offers superior diagnostic sensitivity.
Failure to diagnose and late-presenters to care continue to contribute to cryptococcal-related mortality in people living with HIV in low-resourced contexts.
Differentiated care models need further investigation to support people living with HIV with taking their antiretroviral treatment (ART).
Timely diagnosis of infants living with HIV in Africa remains a challenge, but new study shows point-of-care testing can work in the real world.
Screening for intimate partner violence should form part of sexual health services to reach vulnerable gay men.
Randomised control trial in Uganda and Kenya assesses the impact of various ART regimes on the cognitive capacities of infants exposed to HIV in their early life.
High uptake of combination HIV prevention strategies among mixed-status couples in Kenya, offers new insights into the acceptability of services.
Religious leaders can play a critical role in reaching hard-to-reach groups with HIV testing, including men and first-time testers.
While the results of the PARTNER2 study have given us more welcome evidence that people living with HIV on effective treatment can’t pass HIV on, the vast majority of new infections come from people not knowing their status. Tackling the root causes of new HIV infections remains paramount.