PEPFAR continues to increase our impact in a cost-effective manner in fight against AIDS.

Children from the Andile School choir sing during World AIDS Day in Cape Town, South Africa
Children from the Andile School choir sing during World AIDS Day in Cape Town, South Africa Photo Credit: © AP

15.2 million voluntary medical male circumcisions to prevent infections in men and boys

As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR supported more than 15.2 million biomedical preventive interventions (VMMC) in Eastern and Southern Africa to protect men and boys.

25-40% decline in new HIV diagnoses among adolescent girls and young women through DREAMS

In the 10 African countries (63 districts) implementing PEPFAR’s pioneering DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe) public-private partnership, the majority (65% or 41) of the highest HIV-burden districts achieved a decline in new diagnoses among adolescent girls and young women ages 15-24 by more than 25% since 2015, including 14 districts that had a decline of greater than 40%. Importantly, new diagnoses declined in nearly all DREAMS intervention districts.

 

2.2 million babies born HIV-free

As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR prevented 2.2 million babies from being born with HIV, who would have otherwise been infected.

85.5 million people received HIV testing services

PEPFAR supported HIV testing services for more than 85.5 million people, including more than 11.2 million pregnant women, in Fiscal Year 2017.

13.3 million men, women, and children on lifesaving antiretroviral treatment

As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR supported lifesaving antiretroviral treatment for more than 13.3 million people.

1.2 million children on lifesaving antiretroviral treatment

As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR supported lifesaving antiretroviral treatment for nearly 1.2 million children.

6.4 million orphans and vulnerable children received care and support

As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR provided critical care and support for more than 6.4 million orphans, vulnerable children, and their caregivers to mitigate the physical, emotional, and economic impact of HIV/AIDS.

250,000 new health care workers trained

As of September 30, 2017, PEPFAR supported training (including pre-service training) for nearly 250,000 new health care workers to deliver HIV and other health services.

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