UNAIDS 2014 SOUTH AFRICA HIV EPIDEMIC PROFILE

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "UNAIDS 2014 SOUTH AFRICA HIV EPIDEMIC PROFILE"

Transcription

1 UNAIDS 214 SOUTH AFRICA HIV EPIDEMIC PROFILE

2 214 SOUTH AFRICA Overview The Republic of South Africa (RSA) is the southern most country on the continent of Africa. To its north lie the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; and within lies Lesotho, an enclave surrounded by South African territory. The 211 Census results released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) in November 212, estimated the country s population at 51.7 million people. South Africa is ranked as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and is considered a newly industrialised country. Despite having the seventh highest per capita income in Africa, poverty and inequality are widespread. About a quarter of the population is unemployed and lives on less than US$1.25 a day. The South African government provides most of the funding for its HIV response, with donor agencies contributing less than 25%. However, based on targets set by the government in the National Strategic Plan for , the gap between funding requirements and actual funds for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and TB is expected to grow. Table 1 HIV epidemic indicators People living with HIV 6 1 [ ] 6 3 [6 6 5 ] New HIV infections Adult 15+ new HIV infections AIDS-related deaths HIV prevalence (adults aged 15-49) HIV incidence (adults aged 15-49) Children (-14 years) living with HIV Children (-14 years) newly infected with HIV Adults 15+ living with HIV Women 15+ living with HIV HIV prevalence among young women (15-24 years) HIV prevalence among young men (15-24 years) New HIV infections among young women (15-24 years) New HIV infections among young men (15-24 years) HIV-positive incident TB cases* Percentage of men circumcised (adults aged 15-49) 44 [41 47 ] 42 [4 46 ] 41 [38 44 ] 18.9% [ %] 1.79% [ %] 4 [36 44 ] 15 [14 17 ] 5 7 [ ] 3 4 [ ] 14.8% [ %] 4.4% [ %] 12 [11 13 ] 5 [38 6 ] 33 [27 39 ] 4.6% (25) 34 [31 37 ] 33 [3 36 ] 2 [17 22 ] 19.1% [ %] 1.36% [ %] 36 [32 39 ] 16 [14 19 ] 5 9 [ ] 3 5 [ ] 13.1% [ %] 4.% [ %] 9 [81 1 ] 36 [28 44 ] 33 [27 39 ] (212) 46.4% (212) Sources: UNAIDS 213 HIV estimates; * WHO Global TB Report, 213; Global AIDS Response Progress Report, UNAIDS 214 Gap Report and unpublished estimates of the Gap Report 2

3 Fig. 1 HIV prevalence by geographical region Limpopo North West Gauteng Mpumalanga Free State KwaZulu-Natal Northern Cape Western Cape Eastern Cape Source: Shisana, O et al (214). South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey, 212. Cape Town, HSRC Press. Table 2 HIV prevalence among populations at high risk of infection Population group HIV Prevalence Sex workers 59.6% [26 6%] (213) Men who have sex with men ~ 1.4% %* People who inject drugs 19.4% Sources: Global AIDS Response Progress Report, 213; * SANAC 213: Estimating the size of sex workers population in South Africa, SANAC, Pretoria; Anova Health Institute 213, Rapid Assessment of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Programming for MSM in South Africa report, Anova Health Institute, Johannesburg; Scheibe, A, Brown, B, dos Santos, M (214). Draft Report: Rapid assessment of HIV and related risk factors among people who inject drugs from five South African cities, Pretoria, MRC. Table 3 HIV programme data Number of adults living with HIV receiving ART June Number of children living with HIV receiving ART Adult ART coverage (of all adults living with HIV) 13% [12 14%] 42% [4 43%] Child ART coverage (of all children living with HIV) 13% [11 14%] 44% [4 48%] Number of women receiving PMTCT services Number of women needing PMTCT services 27 [25-29 ] 26 [23 28 ] PMTCT coverage 94%[86 >95%] 9% [83 - >95%] Sources: UNAIDS 213 HIV estimates; UNAIDS 214 Global AIDS Response Progress Reporting. 3

4 HIV trend data Fig. 2 Number of people living with HIV Fig. 3 Number of new HIV infections Millions Thousands Number of people living with HIV increased from 57 [5 64 ] in 199 to 6 3 [6 6 5 ] in 213. Source: UNAIDS 213 estimates New HIV infections declined to less than 34 [31 37 ] people in 213, from about 68 [64 73 ] people in 21. Source: UNAIDS 213 estimates Fig. 4 Number of AIDS-related deaths Fig. 5 Prevalence (%) among young people (15 24) Thousands HIV-related deaths declined by almost 5% from around 38 [35 42 ] in 25 to less than 2 [17 22 ] in 213. Source: UNAIDS 213 estimates men women Prevalence among young women fell from 19.1% [ ] in 21 to 13.1% [ ] in 213. Source: UNAIDS 213 estimates Fig. 6 Fig. 7 ART coverage (%) of all people living ART coverage (%) of children living with HIV with HIV About 4 out of 1 people living with HIV received antiretroviral therapy in 213. Source: UNAIDS 213 estimates About 4 out of 1 children living with HIV received treatment in 213. Source: UNAIDS 213 estimates 4

5 Fig. 8 PMTCT coverage (%) Fig. 9 Number of new child HIV infections Thousands In 213 about 9 out of 1 women and their infants had access to antiretroviral drugs during delivery and breastfeeding to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Source: UNAIDS 213 HIV estimates The number of new child infections has fallen by 52% between 29 and 213. Source: UNAIDS 213 HIV estimates Table 4 HIV knowledge, attitude and practice Men Women Total Percentage of young women and men aged who correctly identified ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV and who reject major misconceptions about HIV transmission and prevention Percentage of young women and men aged who have had sexual intercourse before age 15 Percentage of adults aged who had sexual intercourse with more than one partner in the last 12 months Percentage of adults aged with more than one sexual partner in the past 12 months who reported the use of a condom during last intercourse Percentage of sex workers reporting the use of a condom with their most recent client Percentage of men reporting the use of a condom the last time they had anal sex with a male partner Percentage of women and men aged who received an HIV test in the last 12 months and who know their results. 23.2% 25.3% 16.7% 5.% 23.2% 5.1% 58.7% 49.7% 37.4% 52.6% 24.2% 1.7% 14.1% 57.1% 45% Source: Shisana, O et al (214). South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey, 212. Cape Town, HSRC Press. 5

6 Fig. 1 Gender equality Present at national level Integrating services for sexual and reproductive health and for HIV Women living with HIV participated in response review HIV plans and budgets in ministries responsible for gender Data on resources used for women s programmes Response budget for women s organization Available on project basis National Response gender review undertaken Women living with and affected by HIV participated in CEDAW monitoring Qualitative assessments conducted Funding gender-equity programmes for men and boys Disaggregated data available (age and sex) Data available on gender-based violence and HIV Social protection includes women living with HIV Female condoms procured and distributed Health sector policy on gender-based violence Not Available Source: South Africa Gender Score Card ( ). Completed by South African Department for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, April 214. Spending on HIV response Table 5 Amount spent annually on HIV programmes Year 27/28 South Africa Rand (ZAR) ZAR 7.9 Billion 28/29 ZAR 11 Billion 29/21 ZAR 12.9 Billion Fig. 11 Spending proportions by source of funding ZAR Billions Private funds International funds Public funds /8 28/9 29/1 Source: South Africa NASA, 27/1. 6

7 Fig. 12 Distribution per AIDS spending categories /8 28/9 29/1 Source: South Africa NASA, 27/1. Total Research Total Human Rights & Advocacy Total Human Capacity Building Total Programme Management Total Social Protection Total OVC Care & Support Total Treatment Total Prevention Commitment to HIV prevention, treatment and care The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) was established by the national cabinet of the South African Government to build consensus across government, civil society and all other stakeholders to drive a comprehensive country response to HIV, TB and STIs (http://www.sanac.org.za/). In July 214, the South African Government committed to increasing treatment coverage for people living with HIV, as of January 215, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines published in 213. All HIV-positive pregnant women will be offered antiretroviral therapy (WHO Option B+) to prevent mother-to-child transmission, and antiretroviral therapy (ART) will be offered to all people living with HIV with a CD4 count < 5 cells/µl. Following a review of the National Strategic Plan (NSP) , the NSP for HIV, STIs and TB for was developed and approved in December 211. The NSP vision is to achieve zero new HIV and TB infections, zero new infections due to vertical transmission, zero preventable deaths associated with HIV and TB, and zero discrimination associated with HIV, STIs and TB. South Africa is committed to reaching the 1 global targets outlined in the 211 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS. Achievements/progress in the national HIV response High level political commitment has been demonstrated by the government, who is providing 8% of the AIDS response budget. Impressive gains in adult life expectancy have been achieved as a result of scaling up the provision of antiretroviral therapy to people living with HIV. South Africa has the largest HIV treatment programme in the world, with more than 2.4 million people receiving antiretroviral treatment at the end of 213. Coverage rates for services to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission exceed 9%. AIDS-related deaths declined from 31 [29 35 ] in 23 to 2 [17 22 ] at the end of 213. The country was successful in its application for funding to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) to increase access to HIV prevention, especially among key populations, and to address multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and HIV in prisons and mines. Challenges in the national HIV response The rate of new HIV infections remains high. Young women aged 15 to 24 years account for about one quarter of all new HIV infections in South Africa. Stigma and discrimination remains a problem while there is limited information on prevalence among identified key populations. Challenges in the HIV cascade need to be addressed to ensure increased uptake of HIV testing and counselling services, and to ensure that those eligible for treatment are receiving treatment, are retained in care, are adhering to treatment regimens and are virally suppressed. 7

8 UNAIDS Country Office 5th Floor, Metro Park Building 351 Francis Baard Street PO Box 12934, Tramshed 126 Pretoria Republic of South Africa Tel: UNAIDS Regional Support Team Eastern and Southern Africa Merafe House, 11 Naivasha Road Sunninghill 2157 Johannesburg Republic of South Africa Tel: unaids.org

UNAIDS 2014 LESOTHO HIV EPIDEMIC PROFILE

UNAIDS 2014 LESOTHO HIV EPIDEMIC PROFILE UNAIDS 214 LESOTHO HIV EPIDEMIC PROFILE 214 LESOTHO Overview The Kingdom of Lesotho is landlocked and surrounded by South Africa. It has a surface area of 3 355 square kilometres and its population is

More information

UPDATE UNAIDS 2016 DATE 2016

UPDATE UNAIDS 2016 DATE 2016 GLOBAL AIDS UP GLOBAL AIDS UPDATE UNAIDS 2016 DATE 2016 ENORMOUS GAINS, PERSISTENT CHALLENGES The world has committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. How to reach this bold target within the Sustainable

More information

UNAIDS 2013 AIDS by the numbers

UNAIDS 2013 AIDS by the numbers UNAIDS 2013 AIDS by the numbers 33 % decrease in new HIV infections since 2001 29 % decrease in AIDS-related deaths (adults and children) since 2005 52 % decrease in new HIV infections in children since

More information

Methodology Understanding the HIV estimates

Methodology Understanding the HIV estimates UNAIDS July 2014 Methodology Understanding the HIV estimates Produced by the Strategic Information and Monitoring Division Notes on UNAIDS methodology Unless otherwise stated, findings in this report are

More information

UNAIDS ISSUES BRIEF 2011 A NEW INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK FOR THE GLOBAL HIV RESPONSE

UNAIDS ISSUES BRIEF 2011 A NEW INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK FOR THE GLOBAL HIV RESPONSE UNAIDS ISSUES BRIEF 2011 A NEW INVESTMENT FRAMEWORK FOR THE GLOBAL HIV RESPONSE Copyright 2011 Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) All rights reserved The designations employed and the

More information

disabilities THE GAP REPORT 2014

disabilities THE GAP REPORT 2014 THE GAP REPORT 2014 People with disabilities There are more than one billion people living with a physical, sensory, intellectual or mental health disability in the world four out of five live in low-

More information

Dublin Declaration. on Partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia

Dublin Declaration. on Partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia Dublin Declaration on Partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia Against the background of the global emergency of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with 40 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS,

More information

Q&A on methodology on HIV estimates

Q&A on methodology on HIV estimates Q&A on methodology on HIV estimates 09 Understanding the latest estimates of the 2008 Report on the global AIDS epidemic Part one: The data 1. What data do UNAIDS and WHO base their HIV prevalence estimates

More information

Global Update on HIV Treatment 2013: Results, Impact and Opportunities

Global Update on HIV Treatment 2013: Results, Impact and Opportunities June 2013 Global Update on HIV Treatment 2013: Results, Impact and Opportunities WHO/UNAIDS/UNICEF v2 Outline Results: Progress towards Global Targets - Antiretroviral treatment - Prevention of mother-to-child

More information

Statistical release P0302

Statistical release P0302 Statistical release Mid-year population estimates 2011 Embargoed until: 27 July 2011 10:00 Enquiries: Forthcoming issue: Expected release date User Information Services Mid-year population estimates, 2012

More information

50 years THE GAP REPORT 2014

50 years THE GAP REPORT 2014 THE GAP REPORT 2014 People aged 50 years and older The ageing of the world s population is one of the most significant demographic trends of this era, and there are a growing number of people aged 50 and

More information

Mid-year population estimates. Embargoed until: 20 July 2010 14:30

Mid-year population estimates. Embargoed until: 20 July 2010 14:30 Statistical release Mid-year population estimates 2010 Embargoed until: 20 July 2010 14:30 Enquiries: Forthcoming issue: Expected release date User Information Services Tel: (012) 310 8600/4892/8390 Mid-year

More information

Statistical release P0302

Statistical release P0302 Statistical release Mid-year population estimates 2014 Embargoed until: 31 July 2014 11:30 Enquiries: Forthcoming issue: Expected release date User Information Services Mid-year population estimates, 2015

More information

Statistical release P0302

Statistical release P0302 Statistical release Mid-year population estimates 2015 Embargoed until: 23 July 2015 10:00 Enquiries: Forthcoming issue: Expected release date User Information Services Mid-year population estimates, 2016

More information

GARPR Online Reporting Tool

GARPR Online Reporting Tool GARPR Online Reporting Tool 0 Narrative Report and Cover Sheet 1) Which institutions/entities were responsible for filling out the indicator forms? a) NAC or equivalent Yes b) NAP Yes c) Others Yes If

More information

ACCESS TO ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY IN AFRICA STATUS REPORT ON PROGRESS TOWARDS THE 2015 TARGETS

ACCESS TO ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY IN AFRICA STATUS REPORT ON PROGRESS TOWARDS THE 2015 TARGETS ACCESS TO ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY IN AFRICA STATUS REPORT ON PROGRESS TOWARDS THE 2015 TARGETS EARLY INITIATION OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY IS CRUCIAL TO THE AIDS RESPONSE Achieving the vision of zero new

More information

BRIEF REPORT ON: BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON HIV/AIDS SITUATION, IMPACT AND CHALLENGES IN KENYA FOR PRESENTATION DURING

BRIEF REPORT ON: BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON HIV/AIDS SITUATION, IMPACT AND CHALLENGES IN KENYA FOR PRESENTATION DURING BRIEF REPORT ON: BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON HIV/AIDS SITUATION, IMPACT AND CHALLENGES IN KENYA FOR PRESENTATION DURING THE DONORS CONSULTATIVE GROUP MEETING AT SAFARI PARK HOTEL 11 TH AND 12 TH APRIL, 2005

More information

National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan 2006 2011 (revised April 2009)

National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan 2006 2011 (revised April 2009) The Government of Lesotho National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan 2006-2011 (Revised April 2009) Lesotho National Strategic Plan 2006 2011 (revised 2009-2011) List of Tables and figures National AIDS Commission

More information

HIV, TB, STI and hepatitis in Sweden 2015 Preliminary epidemiological data and other news

HIV, TB, STI and hepatitis in Sweden 2015 Preliminary epidemiological data and other news HIV, TB, STI and hepatitis in Sweden 2015 Preliminary epidemiological data and other news Monica Ideström/Torsten Berglund Public Health Agency of Sweden NDPHS, HIV, TB & AI EG-meeting, Warsaw 3-4 th of

More information

4.0 3.5 3.0 M I L L I O N S 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0. Figure 2.1 Number of people newly infected with HIV

4.0 3.5 3.0 M I L L I O N S 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0. Figure 2.1 Number of people newly infected with HIV Figure 2.1 Number of people newly infected with HIV 4.0 3.5 3.0 M I L L I O N S 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

More information

The United Nations supporting country-led responses to AIDS

The United Nations supporting country-led responses to AIDS YOUNG PEOPLE AND HIV HIGHLIGHTS In 2011, youth (15-24) accounted for 40% of all new global HIV infections in people aged 15 years and older i. In 2011, there were an estimated five million youth living

More information

HIV and AIDS in Bangladesh

HIV and AIDS in Bangladesh HIV and AIDS in Bangladesh BACKGROUND The first case of HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh was detected in 1989. Since then 1495 cases of HIV/AIDS have been reported (as of December 2008). However UNAIDS estimates

More information

HIV/AIDS and Women in Japan in Statistics

HIV/AIDS and Women in Japan in Statistics HIV/AIDS and Women in Japan in Statistics Nozomi Mizushima The delay in the development of research, prevention, and care work with regard to women and HIV/AIDS has been cited as a global phenomenon. There

More information

Key Indicators Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS)

Key Indicators Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) Key Indicators 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) Millennium Development Goals for 2015 Indicator 2014 KDHS Indicator Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Prevalence of underweight

More information

Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB. Summary

Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB. Summary National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB 2012-2016 Summary We wish to express our thanks to Gideon Mendel and SANAC sectors for the use of their photographs in this publication. SANAC 2011 www.sanac.org.za

More information

HIV/AIDS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: THE GROWING EPIDEMIC?

HIV/AIDS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: THE GROWING EPIDEMIC? HIV/AIDS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: THE GROWING EPIDEMIC? Paul Bennell 1 It is widely believed that the AIDS epidemic continues to spread rapidly throughout the African continent with rising levels of HIV

More information

S P. The Goals Model as a Tool for Allocating HIV/AIDS Resources & Strategic Planning

S P. The Goals Model as a Tool for Allocating HIV/AIDS Resources & Strategic Planning ASAP Regional Training on Epidemiological and Economic Tools for HIV/AIDS Strategic Planning S P The Goals Model as a Tool for Allocating HIV/AIDS Resources & Strategic Planning How do the Tools Fit? Surveillance

More information

Aids Fonds funding for programmes to prevent HIV drug resistance

Aids Fonds funding for programmes to prevent HIV drug resistance funding for programmes to prevent HIV drug resistance Call for proposals July 2012 Page 1 van 10 grants@aidsfonds.nl Documentnumber 20120719/JKA/RAP Universal Access Lifting barriers to universal access

More information

policy brief Learner preschool exposure and achievement in South Africa Introduction Sampling Background Number 4 (April 2011) www.sacmeq.

policy brief Learner preschool exposure and achievement in South Africa Introduction Sampling Background Number 4 (April 2011) www.sacmeq. policy brief Number 4 (April 2011) www.sacmeq.org Learner preschool exposure and achievement in South Africa Introduction Our performance in the ECD domain is one of our poor performance areas. We need

More information

THE GAP REPORT UNAIDS

THE GAP REPORT UNAIDS THE GAP REPORT UNAIDS 1 Our mission is to build a better world. To leave no one behind. To stand for the poorest and the most vulnerable in the name of global peace and social justice. Ban Ki-moon United

More information

Getting to zero new infections in children: what will it take? Dr Lee Fairlie 27 September2014

Getting to zero new infections in children: what will it take? Dr Lee Fairlie 27 September2014 Getting to zero new infections in children: what will it take? Dr Lee Fairlie 27 September2014 Content What will it take from us individually? Back to basics Pressure points for PMTCT What else do we need?

More information

Table 5: HIV/AIDS statistics for Africa (excluding North Africa), 2001 and 2009

Table 5: HIV/AIDS statistics for Africa (excluding North Africa), 2001 and 2009 Table 5: HIV/AIDS statistics for Africa (excluding North Africa), 2001 and 2009 Year People living with HIV (million) People newly infected with HIV (million) Children living with HIV (million) AIDS-related

More information

COUNTRY PROGRESS REPORT ON THE DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT ON HIV/AIDS

COUNTRY PROGRESS REPORT ON THE DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT ON HIV/AIDS REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA COUNTRY PROGRESS REPORT ON THE DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT ON HIV/AIDS 2010 REPORT Reporting Period: January 2008 - December 2009 FINAL REPORT 31 MARCH 2010 FOREWORD South Africa

More information

THE GAP REPORT UNAIDS

THE GAP REPORT UNAIDS THE GAP REPORT UNAIDS 1 Our mission is to build a better world. To leave no one behind. To stand for the poorest and the most vulnerable in the name of global peace and social justice. Ban Ki-moon United

More information

GLOBAL AIDS RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORTING

GLOBAL AIDS RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORTING 2015 GUIDANCE GLOBAL AIDS RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORTING 2015 WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Global AIDS response progress reporting 2015. 1.HIV Infections. 2.Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

More information

XVIIth International Aids Conference, Mexico City

XVIIth International Aids Conference, Mexico City XVIIth International Aids Conference, Mexico City 5 August 2008 Parliamentary Briefing on HIV/AIDS: parliamentarians as partners in the fight against HIV. Prof. Dr. Marleen Temmerman, Senator, Belgian

More information

We can empower young people to protect themselves from HIV

We can empower young people to protect themselves from HIV We can empower young people to protect themselves from HIV Joint Action for Results UNAIDS Outcome Framework: Business Case 2009 2011 U N A I D S Uniting the world against AIDS Cover photo: UNAIDS / J.Wainwright

More information

24 th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Geneva, Switzerland 22-24 June 2009

24 th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Geneva, Switzerland 22-24 June 2009 15 May 2009 24 th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Geneva, Switzerland 22-24 June 2009 2010-2011 Performance Monitoring Framework Page 2/20 Additional documents for this item: 2010-2011

More information

NATIONAL MONITORING AND EVALUATION PLAN OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN 2006 2011

NATIONAL MONITORING AND EVALUATION PLAN OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN 2006 2011 2008 NATIONAL MONITORING AND EVALUATION PLAN OF THE NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN 2006 2011 Acknowledgements The National AIDS Commission would like to acknowledge the sponsorship of USAID/ PASCA in the development

More information

UN AID S PROGRAM M E COORDIN AT ING BO ARD

UN AID S PROGRAM M E COORDIN AT ING BO ARD UN AID S PROGRAM M E COORDIN AT ING BO ARD UNAIDS/PCB (32)/13.CRP 3 Issue date: 07 June 2013 THIRTY-SECOND MEETING Date: 25-27 June 2013 Venue: Executive Board Room, WHO, Geneva Agenda item 4 Joint United

More information

Technical guidance note for Global Fund HIV proposals in Round 11

Technical guidance note for Global Fund HIV proposals in Round 11 Technical guidance note for Global Fund HIV proposals in Round 11 UNAIDS I World Health Organization I August 2011 Rationale for including the development of a system in the proposal With the global momentum

More information

UN AID S PROGRAM M E COORDIN AT ING BO ARD

UN AID S PROGRAM M E COORDIN AT ING BO ARD UN AID S PROGRAM M E COORDIN AT ING BO ARD UNAIDS/PCB (32)/13.CRP1 Issue date: 07 June 2013 THIRTY-SECOND MEETING Date: 25-27 June 2013 Venue: Executive Board Room, WHO, Geneva Agenda item 4 Joint United

More information

Supported by Australian Aid, AusAID

Supported by Australian Aid, AusAID Supported by Australian Aid, AusAID Contents Unit scenario 1 Papua New Guinea: a country profile 2-4 HIV and AIDS 5-6 Responding to HIV and AIDS in PNG 7-8 Nutrition, child and maternal health 9-10 Responding

More information

UNAIDS World AIDS Day Report 2012

UNAIDS World AIDS Day Report 2012 UNAIDS World AIDS Day Report 212 Results 1 Foreword The sun finds a way to shine into even the deepest parts of the forest. It is a metaphor for all of us who are working to restore hope and dignity around

More information

Strengthening Policies on the Harmful Use of Alcohol, Gender-Based Violence and Infectious Disease

Strengthening Policies on the Harmful Use of Alcohol, Gender-Based Violence and Infectious Disease Strengthening Policies on the Harmful Use of Alcohol, Gender-Based Violence and Infectious Disease A joint UNDP, WHO, IOGT, & FORUT initiative Dudley Tarlton dudley.tarlton@undp.org SVRI Forum, September

More information

REGIONAL REPORT 2013. Getting to zero: HIV in eastern & southern Africa

REGIONAL REPORT 2013. Getting to zero: HIV in eastern & southern Africa REGIONAL REPORT 213 Getting to zero: HIV in eastern & southern Africa Copyright 213 Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) All rights reserved The designations employed and the presentations

More information

A REPORT CARD OF ADOLESCENTS IN ZAMBIA REPORT CARD 1

A REPORT CARD OF ADOLESCENTS IN ZAMBIA REPORT CARD 1 A REPORT CARD OF ADOLESCENTS IN ZAMBIA REPORT CARD 1 2 A REPORT CARD OF ADOLESCENTS IN ZAMBIA CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS Table of contents 4 List of figures 6 List of abbreviations 7 Summary 9 Chapter

More information

Prevention of Mother-to Transmission of HIV

Prevention of Mother-to Transmission of HIV Prevention of Mother-to to-child Transmission of HIV John Kinuthia MBChB, MMed,, MPH Kenyatta National Hospital/University of Nairobi 4 th INTEREST Workshop, Maputo, Mozambique Outline Burden of disease

More information

Epidemiology of HIV in NSW residents newly diagnosed with HIV infection up to 31 December 2013

Epidemiology of HIV in NSW residents newly diagnosed with HIV infection up to 31 December 2013 Epidemiology of HIV in NSW residents newly diagnosed with HIV infection up to December 0 Sections Page Summary Time trend in the HIV epidemic in NSW 4 Demographics of NSW residents newly diagnosed with

More information

PEPFAR Lesotho. Context COP2014

PEPFAR Lesotho. Context COP2014 Context COP2014 Presentation to LCN Health & Development Commission, Lesotho February, 2014 Outline PEPFAR 101 Lesotho Context Impact of NSP Program COP14 PEPFAR 101 Overview Launched in 2003 by President

More information

HARM REDUCTION FOR PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS INFORMATION NOTE

HARM REDUCTION FOR PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS INFORMATION NOTE HARM REDUCTION FOR PEOPLE WHO INJECT DRUGS INFORMATION NOTE Introduction The Global Fund supports evidence-based interventions that aim to ensure access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for

More information

At a glance: Accreditation principles and standards

At a glance: Accreditation principles and standards Accreditation Standards Guidance Cycle II 1 A At a glance: Accreditation principles and standards Governance and sustainability Principle 1 Standard 1 Standard 2 Standard 3 Standard 4 Standard 5 Principle

More information

MALAWI YOUTH DATA SHEET 2014

MALAWI YOUTH DATA SHEET 2014 MALAWI YOUTH DATA SHEET 2014 2 of Every 3 People in Malawi Are Under Age 25 Age 80+ 75-79 70-74 65-69 60-64 55-59 50-54 45-49 40-44 35-39 30-34 25-29 Male Female 20-24 POPULATION 700,000 700,000 0 POPULATION

More information

HIV in British Columbia: Annual Surveillance Report

HIV in British Columbia: Annual Surveillance Report HIV in British Columbia: Annual Surveillance Report 214 214 Contact Information BC Centre for Disease Control Clinical Prevention Services 655 West 12th Avenue Vancouver BC V5Z 4R4 Phone: 64-77-5621 Fax:

More information

Rapid Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health

Rapid Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health BURKINA FASO Rapid Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Linkages This summary highlights the experiences, results and actions from the implementation of the Rapid Assessment Tool for Sexual

More information

Advocacy Resource Guide

Advocacy Resource Guide Advocacy Resource Guide Making a Difference... Addressing HIV/AIDS among Youth ISSUE IN BRIEF The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to play a significant role in the lives of adolescents and young adults today.

More information

Facts and Figures the Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey 2013 safe clinics safe services better outcomes

Facts and Figures the Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey 2013 safe clinics safe services better outcomes Facts and Figures the Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey 2013 safe clinics safe services better outcomes What does the DHS 2013 tell us about maternal and newborn health in Sierra Leone? The most

More information

GLOBAL AIDS RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORTING 2014

GLOBAL AIDS RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORTING 2014 guidelines 2014 GLOBAL AIDS RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORTING 2014 Construction of Core Indicators for monitoring the 2011 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS Includes additional WHO/UNICEF

More information

Report to UNAIDS HIV/AIDS TRENDS IN JAPAN April 2016

Report to UNAIDS HIV/AIDS TRENDS IN JAPAN April 2016 Report to UNAIDS HIV/AIDS TRENDS IN JAPAN April 2016 I. Status at a glance The AIDS Surveillance Committee holds quarterly meeting to compile the annual report on the trends of new reported cases of HIV

More information

Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in South Africa: 2008 to 2010

Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in South Africa: 2008 to 2010 Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in South Africa: 28 to 21 Gayle Sherman a,b*, Rivka Lilian b a National Health Laboratory Service and Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology, University

More information

Borderless Diseases By Sunny Thai

Borderless Diseases By Sunny Thai Borderless Diseases By Sunny Thai Millennium Development Goal #6 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other borderless diseases. A. Halt and begin reversing spread of HIV by 2015. B. Achieve universal access

More information

HPTN 073: Black MSM Open-Label PrEP Demonstration Project

HPTN 073: Black MSM Open-Label PrEP Demonstration Project HPTN 073: Black MSM Open-Label PrEP Demonstration Project Overview HIV Epidemiology in the U.S. Overview of PrEP Overview of HPTN HPTN 061 HPTN 073 ARV Drug Resistance Conclusions Questions and Answers

More information

Important facts about HIV and AIDS

Important facts about HIV and AIDS Important facts about HIV and AIDS HIV and AIDS is one of the biggest challenges we face as a country. The incidence of HIV is rising rapidly and over 5.575 million people are already HIV-positive. Thousands

More information

2004 Update. Singapore

2004 Update. Singapore 24 Update 2 HIV/AIDS estimates In 23 and during the first quarter of 24, UNAIDS and WHO worked closely with national governments and research institutions to recalculate current estimates on people living

More information

Rapid Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health

Rapid Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health MOROCCO Rapid Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Linkages This summary highlights the experiences, results and actions from the implementation of the Rapid Assessment Tool for Sexual

More information

DHAPP SENEGAL BACKGROUND. Country Statistics

DHAPP SENEGAL BACKGROUND. Country Statistics DHAPP DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HIV/AIDS PREVENTION PROGRAM REDUCING THE INCIDENCE OF HIV/AIDS AMONG UNIFORMED PERSONNEL IN SELECTED AFRICAN NATIONS AND BEYOND WINNING BATTLES IN THE WAR AGAINST HIV/AIDS BACKGROUND

More information

The 2011 global commitments towards controlling

The 2011 global commitments towards controlling Perspective HIV and AIDS Data Hub for Asia Pacific: a regional tool to support strategic information needs Amala Reddy, a Khin Cho Win Htin b and Ye Yu Shwe b Correspondence to Amala Reddy (e-mail: reddya@unaids.org).

More information

HIV & AIDS and STI STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOUTH AFRICA 2007-2011

HIV & AIDS and STI STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOUTH AFRICA 2007-2011 HIV & AIDS and STI STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOUTH AFRICA 2007-2011 acronyms ACRONYMS ABC Abstain, Be Faithful, Condomise AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ANC Antenatal Care ART Antiretroviral therapy

More information

Monitoring HIV/AIDS Programs: Participant Guide

Monitoring HIV/AIDS Programs: Participant Guide Monitoring HIV/AIDS Programs: Participant Guide A USAID Resource for Prevention, Care and Treatment Module 10: September 2004 Family Health International In July 2011, FHI became FHI 360. FHI 360 is a

More information

BRIEF FOR PARLIAMENTARIANS ON HIV AND AIDS. Towards an HIV-free generation: Ending the vertical transmission of HIV

BRIEF FOR PARLIAMENTARIANS ON HIV AND AIDS. Towards an HIV-free generation: Ending the vertical transmission of HIV BRIEF FOR PARLIAMENTARIANS ON HIV AND AIDS Towards an HIV-free generation: Ending the vertical transmission of HIV LegendIgnis dipit accum dolorpe rostie tatismod min vullut at.ibh eu facipis nit lam zzriusto

More information

children and THE GAP REPORT 2014

children and THE GAP REPORT 2014 THE GAP REPORT 2014 children and Pregnant women LIVING WITH HIV HIV is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. In 2013, 54% of pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries did

More information

The HIV and AIDS Epidemic in Zimbabwe

The HIV and AIDS Epidemic in Zimbabwe Spine needs adjusting as needed The HIV and AIDS Epidemic in Zimbabwe Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going? Background Projections Impacts Strategic Reponse Ministry of Health and Child Welfare National

More information

Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases

Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Africa s progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria is being sustained even stepped up. This is noteworthy as there are worrying signs of

More information

HIV/AIDS: AWARENESS AND BEHAVIOUR

HIV/AIDS: AWARENESS AND BEHAVIOUR ST/ESA/SER.A/209/ES DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS POPULATION DIVISION HIV/AIDS: AWARENESS AND BEHAVIOUR EXECUTIVE SUMMARY UNITED NATIONS NEW YORK 200 1 2 HIV/AIDS: AWARENESS AND BEHAVIOUR Executive

More information

Cause of death. and premature mortality in Cape Town, Key findings SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Cause of death. and premature mortality in Cape Town, Key findings SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL Cause of death and premature mortality in Cape Town, 21-26 Key findings SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL The report is a collaborative effort between the City of Cape Town, the Department of Health

More information

HIV/AIDS policy. Introduction

HIV/AIDS policy. Introduction HIV/AIDS policy Introduction The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (International Federation) has a long tradition of working in the area of health and care. National Red

More information

ALL IN. #EndAdolescentAIDS

ALL IN. #EndAdolescentAIDS ALL IN #EndAdolescentAIDS CONTENTS All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS Why adolescents? Adolescence: a critical life transition HIV treatment is not equitable Adolescent girls disproportionately affected Adolescent

More information

NAMIBIAN HIV/AIDS CHARTER OF RIGHTS

NAMIBIAN HIV/AIDS CHARTER OF RIGHTS Namibian HIV-AIDS Charter of Rights 1 NAMIBIAN HIV/AIDS CHARTER OF RIGHTS Preamble Recognising that people living with HIV/AIDS continue to face discrimination and prejudice which preclude them from access

More information

HIV prevention and the wider UK population. What HIV prevention work should be directed towards the general population in the UK?

HIV prevention and the wider UK population. What HIV prevention work should be directed towards the general population in the UK? Shaping attitudes Challenging injustice Changing lives Policy briefing HIV prevention and the wider UK population September 2011 What HIV prevention work should be directed towards the general population

More information

National and provincial labour market: Youth

National and provincial labour market: Youth Statistical release P0211.4.2 National and provincial labour market: Q1: Q1: Embargoed until: 05 June 14:30 Enquiries: Forthcoming issue: Expected release date: User Information Services Tel: 012 310 8600/4892/8390

More information

MAKE IT MATTER 10 KEY ADVOCACY MESSAGES TO PREVENT HIV IN GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN

MAKE IT MATTER 10 KEY ADVOCACY MESSAGES TO PREVENT HIV IN GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN MAKE IT MATTER 10 KEY ADVOCACY MESSAGES TO PREVENT HIV IN GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN WITH A FOCUS ON: IMPROVING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN EXPANDING

More information

Update January 2014. Quick Start Guide for Spectrum

Update January 2014. Quick Start Guide for Spectrum Update January 2014 Quick Start Guide for Spectrum Contents Part I. Overview of estimates and projections tools... 3 Introduction... 3 A. Purpose of estimation and projection tools... 3 B. Reference Group

More information

South African Health Sector: Presented to Budget committee By Dr. Olive Shisana CEO Human Sciences Research Council

South African Health Sector: Presented to Budget committee By Dr. Olive Shisana CEO Human Sciences Research Council South African Health Sector: Presented to Budget committee By Dr. Olive Shisana CEO Human Sciences Research Council Vision of the Department of Health An accessible, caring and high quality health care

More information

Health in the post-2015 Development Framework: How to meet the needs of the most marginalized and excluded

Health in the post-2015 Development Framework: How to meet the needs of the most marginalized and excluded Policy briefing Health in the post-2015 Development Framework: How to meet the needs of the most marginalized and excluded Introduction For the past two years, UN Member States, UN agencies, civil society

More information

Richard H. Needle, PhD, MPH Lin Zhao, PhD candidate (UCSF School of Nursing) CSIS Africa Program Roundtable June 10, 2010

Richard H. Needle, PhD, MPH Lin Zhao, PhD candidate (UCSF School of Nursing) CSIS Africa Program Roundtable June 10, 2010 Richard H. Needle, PhD, MPH Lin Zhao, PhD candidate (UCSF School of Nursing) CSIS Africa Program Roundtable June 10, 2010 Reference Group to the United Nations on HIV and Injecting Drug Use 2010 Mathers:

More information

HIV Continuum of Care Monitoring Framework 2014

HIV Continuum of Care Monitoring Framework 2014 HIV Continuum of Care Monitoring Framework 2014 Addendum to meeting report: Regional consultation on HIV epidemiologic information in Latin America and the Caribbean HIV Continuum of Care Monitoring Framework

More information

Introduction to. sexually transmitted infection surveillance MODULE 2. Surveillance of hiv risk behaviours

Introduction to. sexually transmitted infection surveillance MODULE 2. Surveillance of hiv risk behaviours who-em/std/126/e Introduction to hiv, aids and sexually transmitted infection surveillance MODULE 2 Surveillance of hiv risk behaviours WHO-EM/STD/126/E Introduction to hiv, aids and sexually transmitted

More information

STATEMENT THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PAKALITHA MOSISILI PRIME MINISTER OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO AT THE ONTHE

STATEMENT THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PAKALITHA MOSISILI PRIME MINISTER OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO AT THE ONTHE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO TO THE UNITED NATIONS KHOTSONG 204 East 39th Street New York, NY 10016 STATEMENT BY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PAKALITHA MOSISILI PRIME MINISTER OF THE KINGDOM OF

More information

2004 Update. Sierra Leone

2004 Update. Sierra Leone 2004 Update Sierra Leone 2 Sierra Leone HIV/AIDS estimates In 2003 and during the first quarter of 2004, UNAIDS and WHO worked closely with national governments and research institutions to recalculate

More information

Using data and tools to inform resource allocation for the HIV response. Dr. Sarah Alkenbrack & Dr. Suneeta Sharma Futures Group

Using data and tools to inform resource allocation for the HIV response. Dr. Sarah Alkenbrack & Dr. Suneeta Sharma Futures Group Using data and tools to inform resource allocation for the HIV response Dr. Sarah Alkenbrack & Dr. Suneeta Sharma Futures Group Second Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Beijing October 31, 2012

More information

GLOBAL HIV/AIDS RESPONSE. Epidemic update and health sector progress towards Universal Access. Progress Report

GLOBAL HIV/AIDS RESPONSE. Epidemic update and health sector progress towards Universal Access. Progress Report GLOBAL HIV/AIDS RESPONSE Epidemic update and health sector progress towards Universal Access Progress Report 2011 GLOBAL HIV/AIDS RESPONSE Epidemic update and health sector progress towards Universal Access

More information

HIV AND AIDS ANNUAL RESULTS REPORT HEALTH WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE NUTRITION EDUCATION CHILD PROTECTION SOCIAL INCLUSION GENDER

HIV AND AIDS ANNUAL RESULTS REPORT HEALTH WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE NUTRITION EDUCATION CHILD PROTECTION SOCIAL INCLUSION GENDER HEALTH HIV AND AIDS WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE NUTRITION EDUCATION CHILD PROTECTION SOCIAL INCLUSION GENDER HUMANITARIAN ACTION 2014 ANNUAL RESULTS REPORT HIV AND AIDS UNICEF s Strategic Plan 2014 2017

More information

Subject: Teenage Pregnancy in Zambia Based on the Desk Research that was conducted by Restless Development

Subject: Teenage Pregnancy in Zambia Based on the Desk Research that was conducted by Restless Development SUBMISSION TO THE PARLIAMENTARY SESSIONAL COMMITTEE FOR YOUTH AND SPORT FOR THE THIRD SESSION OF THE 11 th NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF ZAMBIA 27 TH JANUARY-16 TH FEBRUARY 2014 Subject: Teenage Pregnancy in Zambia

More information

Response to HIV/AIDS in Brazil, public health system strengthening and programmatic integration

Response to HIV/AIDS in Brazil, public health system strengthening and programmatic integration Response to HIV/AIDS in Brazil, public health system strengthening and programmatic integration Fábio Mesquita Director STI, Aids and Viral Hepatitis Department Secretariat for Health Surveillance Ministry

More information

CANADA S ROLE IN FINANCING THE GLOBAL RESPONSE TO HIV AND AIDS

CANADA S ROLE IN FINANCING THE GLOBAL RESPONSE TO HIV AND AIDS A Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Consultations on Budget 2016 INTRODUCTION As a coalition of approximately 100 AIDS service organizations (ASOs), non governmental organizations

More information

Annex 3 Tanzania Commission for AIDS TACAIDS. M&E Database User Manual

Annex 3 Tanzania Commission for AIDS TACAIDS. M&E Database User Manual Annex 3 Tanzania Commission for AIDS TACAIDS M&E Database User Manual Version 1.02 29 November 2005 M&E Database Table of Contents INTRODUCTION...2 1. THE DATABASE SYSTEM...2 1.1 APPROACH TO THE DEVELOPMENT...2

More information

M A C AIDS FUND LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE at Columbia University and UCLA PROFILES OF COHORT 2

M A C AIDS FUND LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE at Columbia University and UCLA PROFILES OF COHORT 2 M A C AIDS FUND LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE at Columbia University and UCLA PROFILES OF COHORT 2 Name: Kholisa Beatrice Gogela (Nickname: Mmampho) Position/Organization: Founder and Operator, Human Touch Training

More information

UNICEF in South Africa

UNICEF in South Africa UNICEF in South Africa A message from the Representative 47,900,000 people live in South Africa 20,200,000 are children 294,000 children are HIV-positive 1 in 17 children die before their fifth birthday

More information

Fact Sheet Poverty in South Africa

Fact Sheet Poverty in South Africa Fact Sheet Poverty in South Africa INTRODUCTION New estimates of poverty show that the proportion of people living in poverty in South Africa has not changed significantly between 1996 and 2001. However,

More information

HIV/AIDS AND OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS 11

HIV/AIDS AND OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS 11 HIV/AIDS AND OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS 11 11.1 INTRODUCTION D. Zanera and I. Miteka The 2004 Malawi Demographic and Health Survey (MDHS) collected information on HIV/AIDS as well as other sexually

More information