Unlike most countries, Russia’s HIV epidemic is growing, with the rate of new infections rising by between 10 and 15% each year. It is estimated that over 250 people become infected with HIV every day.
Ukraine has the second largest HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with 240,000 people living with HIV. In 2017, just 40% of adults and 54% of children were receiving antiretroviral treatment.
Ukraine has the second largest HIV epidemic in Europe (after Russia). The country still has a long way to go to meet the 90-90-90 targets. Conflict in Ukraine has put strain on the nation's HIV response.