The omission of growing evidence that Māori, and Māori women in particular, have worse health outcomes after HIV infection could derail New Zealand’s elimination plans and exacerbate disparities.
Research shows that Aspirin could reduce the number of HIV infections in women at high risk for HIV, such as Kenyan female sex workers.
In rural areas where there are often fewer healthcare professionals available, traditional healers can have a role to play in promoting HIV treatment.
Understanding where there are high numbers of new HIV infections is important to establishing whether interventions are working or not.
Rowe’s was a particularly harrowing case. But it raises important questions about broader attitudes to the virus.
Stemming high HIV rates among adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa has become a challenge due to the cycle of transmission.
Three new studies conducted in South Africa provide insights into the engine that drives HIV transmission in the country.