World AIDS Day, 1 December 2017
Using a slogan "Everybody counts", WHO is advocating for access to safe, effective, quality and affordable HIV services, medicines, diagnostics other health commodities for all people who need them. UHC means that all people receive the health services they need without experiencing financial hardship, including access to the full range of HIV services.
Brazil’s Ministry of Health will start provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention in key higher-risk population groups through 35 sites across the country, beginning on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2017.
36.7 millionThere were 36.7 million people living with HIV at the end of 2016.Fact sheet on HIV/AIDS
20.9 millionIn mid-2017, 20.9 million people living with HIV were receiving antiretroviral therapy globally.10 facts on HIV/AIDS
76%Global ART coverage for pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV is high at 76%.HIV data