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.
Gamification can be a powerful tool to amplify the impact of sexual health education among adolescents in schools in low-resource contexts.
Disappointing results from the large-scale treatment as prevention trial in South Africa last year revealed no population level change in the number of new HIV infections – but new study reveals sexual behaviour isn’t to blame.
Climate-related events, such as droughts, are an HIV risk to already vulnerable populations of women, Lesotho study shows.
Researchers borrow from behavioural economics to understand what women in sub-Saharan Africa really want from a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) product.
Young women in Africa are in desperate need of an HIV prevention method that is acceptable to them – but science has so far failed to provide.
New research comparing partners of adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and South Africa reveals important differences between settings – giving further evidence for the need to contextualise HIV responses.
What are the pros and cons of dating older people? In this episode of Talking HIV, James and Tsholofelo discuss the risks and realities of dating somebody older.
Avert’s podcast ‘Talking HIV’ is back again. This time sharing the voices of young people from across Southern Africa. In the first episode, Lisa and Godknows share their experiences of sex ed. at school.
A young person’s guide to healthy relationships.
A study among pregnant women in South Africa has found many lack control over condom use – and would be willing to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to protect themselves and their babies from HIV.