New intravaginal ring offers long-term HIV, pregnancy prevention

Researchers have developed a new intravaginal ring (IVR) developed for the sustained 90-day co-delivery of tenofovir and levonorgestrel, an anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) drug and a contraceptive.

Daily-use HIV prevention strategies prove ineffective among women

Many Women-particularly young, single women- failed to adhere to daily use of HIV prevention strategies in a major clinical trial in Africa.

Sex workers leaving brothels hinder HIV programmes

HIV prevention programmes currently focus on sex workers who solicit clients from brothels, streets and highways.

`Funds needed to capitalise on HIV breakthroughs`

A higher and more sustained investment is urgently required to capitalise on the latest breakthroughs in HIV prevention, a report says.

`Funds needed to capitalise on HIV breakthroughs`

A higher and more sustained investment is urgently required to capitalise on the latest breakthroughs in HIV prevention, a report says.