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.
On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and care.
In the wake of news that ‘super-gonorrhoea’ has the potential to become a public health threat, researchers discover a potential roadmap to a vaccine.
New commitments are made at the Family Planning Summit to bolster access to modern contraceptives for the world’s poorest women – but is it enough to the bridge the gap?
There has been a vast decline in mortality among people with HIV who get on antiretroviral treatment – but who are we leaving behind?
With 17 million people now accessing antiretroviral treatment worldwide, HIV drug resistance has the potential to unravel progress towards the Fast-Track target of ending AIDS by 2030.
Progress in halting TB – the world’s leading infectious disease killer – is plagued by a lack of political will and inequalities in healthcare access
The 90-90-90 Fast-Track targets is a hot-topic at this week’s 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa (AIDS 2016). Progress towards the targets, which call for 90% of people living with HIV to know their status, 90% on HIV treatment, and 90% virally suppressed, is acheivable but success is not uniform.
Family planning is not only about the rights of women and girls to make their own choices about having children and looking after their reproductive health, it's also key to global development.
World Health Organisation releases new guidelines recommending all people living with HIV receive antiretroviral treatment, regardless of CD4 count.