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.
Is food insecurity a barrier to HIV testing or a risk factor for testing HIV-positive in South Africa?
A community-based HIV testing pilot set up in Viet Nam in 2016 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Vietnam Authority for HIV/AIDS Control is empowering communities and changing lives.
Scientists are hesitant to declare that there is no risk of HIV transmission during breastfeeding by mothers with an undetectable viral load, as they have done for sexual transmission. We talk through why it’s contentious.
Whether you’ve had unprotected sex or it’s just that time of year again, here are our top 5 reasons why you should test for HIV again.
Landmark research from Indonesia reveals a missed opportunity to immediately link key affected populations living with HIV to treatment services.
With a 174% rise in new HIV infections from 2010 to 2017 – condom promotion is the first piece of the prevention puzzle for the Philippines.
We know that HIV does not exist in a social, political or economic vacuum, yet we often fail to think broadly about the wider context of the life of a person living with HIV. Can syndemic theory provide us with an HIV response that goes deeper?
In their first treatment update since 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) adopts a ‘treat all’ approach for hepatitis C, guided by the success of the HIV treatment experience.
On International Youth Day (12 August), we look at the importance of youth involvement and safe spaces to respond to the HIV challenge related to the youth bulge.
HIV prevention is in need of a re-boot, cried many at AIDS 2018. Where better to start than with the condom, the most simple and effective intervention in our toolkit.