Reproductive Health and Family Planning

July 8, 2020

The first virtual International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020) is on! Check out the IAS YouTube channel to access video clips from the conference.

June 12, 2020

A pivotal clinical trial to address a long-standing question about the relationship between hormonal contraceptive use and the risk of HIV acquisition has found no substantial difference in HIV risk among 7,829 African women who were randomly assigned to use one of three highly effective methods

June 10, 2020

According to the recent Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes Study (ECHO) (Box 1) (1), the incidence of HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remains high among adolescent girls and women in parts of East and Southern Africa.

May 19, 2020

DATE: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
TIME: 9:00 AM EST | 16:00 EAT

April 20, 2020

This toolkit was developed as an easy-to-read, “at-a-glance” job aid for healthcare providers working with adolescents living with HIV.

April 16, 2020

Background: Great strides have been made in decreasing paediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. In South Africa, new paediatric HIV infections decreased by 84% between 2009 and 2015.

March 26, 2020
The South African Health Review 2019 analyses and assesses progress and challenges in key areas of the health system, and proposes recommendations for improvement.
November 25, 2019

This month, a new strain of HIV was discovered for the first time in nearly two decades, providing the global community with a more complete map of how the virus evolves.

November 21, 2019

The 20th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA 2019), which took place from 2-7 December at the Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda, represented a tremendous opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the African region’s HIV epidemic an