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08 March 2019

No. of needles and syringes distributed per PWID per yr in selected countries

In 2018, there were 179 countries worldwide that reported people who inject drugs, but just 86 of these countries implement needle and syringe programmes. This is a slight reduction from 2016 levels, when 90 countries provided NSPs. 

08 March 2019

Harm reduction stabilises HIV infections and reduces HIV prevalence among PWID

Despite overwhelming evidence of the effectiveness of harm reduction for preventing the spread of HIV and reducing other harms associated with drug use, global harm reduction service coverage remains insufficient. 

08 March 2019

Harm reduction policy and practice around the world 2008-2014

Despite overwhelming evidence of the effectiveness of harm reduction for preventing the spread of HIV and reducing other harms associated with drug use, global harm reduction service coverage remains insufficient. 

08 March 2019

PMTCT: Distribution of children infected through PMTCT - 23 focus countries 2016

The need to support more women to adhere to ART during breastfeeding is a growing priority for PMTCT programmes. This is because it is common for women to gradually stop taking ARV drugs after giving birth, which not only compromises their health but also puts their infant at an increased risk of acquiring HIV during breastfeeding.

27 February 2019

PMTCT 6-week, post-6-week & final rate 2016

There are particular challenges in maintaining women living with HIV in care and on effective ART throughout the breastfeeding period, as well as reducing, detecting and managing new infections occurring among women while they are pregnant or breastfeeding. As a result, in some countries more infant infections are now occurring during the postnatal period rather than pregnancy or labour.

27 February 2019

PMTCT % of HIV+ women receiving ART 2017

Recent gains have been particularly impressive in eastern and southern Africa where in 2017 an estimated 93% of women living with HIV had initiated, or were already on, ART during pregnancy. 

06 December 2018

PMTCT cascade Caribbean 2018

Seven countries and island states in the Caribbean have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Montserrat, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. 

06 December 2018

PMTCT cascade Latin America 2018

New HIV infections among children (aged 0-14 years) have declined across Latin American and the Caribbean, down from an estimated 4,700 in 2010 to 3,500 in 2017. 

22 November 2018

Brazil PrEP use

In 2018, 9,000 men who have sex with men, sex workers and transgender people are being offered PrEP free of change through Sistema Único de Saúde, Brazil’s national health service. Within five years, the programme hopes to reach 54,000 people from key populations.

02 October 2018

Talking HIV: Sex education in schools

Watch the second series of Avert’s podcast ‘Talking HIV’. In this episode, Lisa from South Africa and Godknows from Zimbabwe talk about their experiences of sex ed. at school.