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.
Many mid-sized, remote cities in North America are dealing with epidemics of opioid use – new research reveals supervised injecting facilities are acceptable in these settings.
Men who have sex with men are not actively targeted by circumcision programmes, but an updated review reveals they could benefit from this HIV prevention intervention.
UNAIDS reiterates its message around health and human rights for people who use drugs in a new report.
More robust data on Nigeria’s HIV epidemic provides new insights that can help target HIV resources.
Education is a critical component of young women’s health and empowerment programmes – but we need to be careful not to assume an immediate direct effect on HIV incidence.
There were no significant differences in adherence and viral suppression rates between people in relationships and those who are single in Brazil, but the type of regime and pill quantities predict better outcomes.
Self-testing reached men and youth with knowledge of their HIV status, but further intervention is needed to link people to antiretroviral treatment.
With news of another patient ‘cured’ we look back at 5 big moments in cure research and what they really mean
Giving patients their viral load test results on the same day improves viral load suppression rates and motivates patients to remain healthy.
Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS), a type of peer mentor in Zimbabwe, are a powerful tool to improve treatment outcomes and psychosocial wellbeing for young people living with HIV.