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.
High HIV prevalence and attrition along the treatment cascade among emergency department (ED) populations highlights potential role of HIV services in theses settings.
Multiple complementary interventions scaled up at the national level in Zimbabwe results in improved sexual reproductive health outcomes for young people.
HIV self-testing can help existing programmes to reach populations reporting barriers to engagement with existing and routine HIV testing services.
Vouchers can play a role in empowering more women to take up early contraceptive services after pregnancy.
Qualitative study in Mozambique highlights how structural challenges around viral load monitoring can disempower health workers and people living with HIV.
New study finds that questionnaire can improve self-report measures of adherence in children at low-cost.
New study highlights unmet HIV prevention and treatment needs of young key affected populations in Cameroon.
Active male partner involvement during pregnancy reduces mother-to-child transmission in South Africa and improves both mother and baby’s health.
New mathematical modelling study suggests that the dapivirine vaginal ring could substantially reduce HIV infections among South African women and be an affordable intervention depending on roll-out strategy.
Women with low but detectable viremia account for one in six mother-to-child HIV transmissions among women on antiretroviral treatment.