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People living with HIV who stigmatise and think negatively about themselves because of their HIV status are less likely to start treatment and reach viral load suppression.
Malaysia celebrates milestone victory for preventable diseases in babies.
Recent incarceration is a driver of HIV and hepatitis C infections in people who inject drugs, according to a landmark global review.
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.
New research from South Africa provides insights into the factors associated with retention of adolescents in HIV care, suggesting relatively low‐cost interventions could significantly improve adherence and retention in care.
A simple questionnaire has been developed and validated in Harare, Zimbabwe, to pre-screen adolescents for HIV testing.
Outreach workers identify a number of personal, social, and structural challenges that impede efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in India.
Surprising research from Hong Kong reveals that providing PrEP to a third of gay men averts more new infections than only targeting gay men most at risk.
Is food insecurity a barrier to HIV testing or a risk factor for testing HIV-positive in South Africa?
Landmark research from Indonesia reveals a missed opportunity to immediately link key affected populations living with HIV to treatment services.