South Africa’s antiretroviral treatment services have undergone dramatic expansion since the country implemented ‘test and treat’ in 2016. As a result, South Africa now has the largest antiretroviral treatment programme in the world.
There is no risk of passing on HIV if your doctor has confirmed that you are undetectable (or virally suppressed), you continue taking your treatment and attend regular viral load monitoring appointments. Undetectable = Untransmittable.
The 90-90-90 targets refer to the pathway by which a person is tested, linked and retained in HIV care, and initiates and adheres to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). They are known as the 90-90-90 targets.