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Top Ten hiv Countries

Swaziland​
Swaziland​

Swaziland, a small landlocked country in southern Africa, has the highest HIV prevalence in the world, with 28.8% of their adult population living with HIV. In 2015, 11,000 people were newly infected with HIV and 3,800 people died of an AIDS-related illness.1.

source: avert.org
Lesotho​
Lesotho​

Lesotho is one of the countries hardest hit by HIV, with the second highest HIV prevalence after Swaziland.1 HIV prevalence was 25% in 2016, and has been around this level since 2005.2 An estimated 330,000 people were living with HIV in Lesotho and 9,900 died from AIDS-related illnesses in 2016.3 Overall, HIV incidence is declining, from 30,000 new infections in 2005 to 21,000 new infections in 2016.

source: avert.org
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Botswana​
Botswana​

Botswana is still one of the countries most affected by HIV in the world, despite its provision of universal free antiretroviral treatment (ART) to all people living with HIV. Botswana’s HIV epidemic is firmly established in the general population, with women and young women disproportionately affected.

source: avert.org
South Africa​
South Africa​

South Africa HIV statistics. Despite having the biggest HIV epidemic, South Africa now fully funds its HIV prevention efforts.

source: avert.org
Namibia​
Namibia​

Since 2002, CDC-Namibia has assisted the Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) to develop and implement an integrated comprehensive package of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs.

source: cdc.gov
Zimbabwe​
Zimbabwe​

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major issue for people living with HIV in Zimbabwe, with the country ranked in the top 30 high burden TB countries by the World Health Organization. 65 In 2015, 70% of people diagnosed with TB were HIV positive.

source: avert.org
Zambia​
Zambia​

What We Do. HIV prevention, care, and treatment; Integration of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) management; Public health workforce capacity strengthening through a Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)

source: cdc.gov
Mozambique​
Mozambique​

HIV. For over a decade, CDC has supported Mozambique’s Ministry of Health (MoH) in delivering HIV prevention, care, and treatment services, as well as strengthening laboratory, surveillance, and workforce capacity.

source: cdc.gov
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Malawi​
Malawi​

Malawi has one of the highest HIV prevalences in the world despite the impressive progress the country has made in controlling its HIV epidemic in recent years. Young people are particularly at risk, due to early sexual activity and marriage, with 50% of new HIV infections affecting those aged 15 to 17 in Malawi.

source: avert.org
Uganda​
Uganda​

Uganda was the first country to open a Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) clinic in Africa called AIDS Information Centre and pioneered the concept of voluntary HIV testing centers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Kenya​
Kenya​

Women and HIV in Kenya. In 2016, women accounted for 910,000 of the 1.6 million people living with HIV in Kenya.31. As in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, women in Kenya face discrimination in terms of access to education, employment and healthcare.

source: avert.org
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Tanzania​
Tanzania​

Additionally, CDC-Tanzania supports studies to understand the impact of HIV in people who inject drugs, female sex workers, and men who have sex with men (MSM). CDC supports testing, prevention, and linkage to care and treatment services for key populations.

source: cdc.gov
Nigeria​
Nigeria​

Nigeria is one of ten countries that together are home to 80% of people living with HIV and TB co-infection.91 Low antiretroviral treatment coverage (30%) contributes to the high rates of HIV-associated TB in the country, as being on antiretroviral treatment dramatically reduces a person living with HIV’s risk of TB.

source: avert.org
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Democratic ​Republic of the Congo​
Democratic ​Republic of the Congo​

More information and data regarding TB in the Democratic Republic of Congo is available online at WHO’s TB Country Profiles. More information about CDC’s global health work in the Democratic Republic of Congo is available online at CDC in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: cdc.gov
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