Global and National HIV and AIDS Situation


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A presentation on the HIV/AIDS situation globally and in the Philippines

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  • OVER 7000 new infections a day in 2011 2.5 million new infections in 2011 – a drop of half a million from 2010 about 97% are in low and middle-income countries about 900 are in children less than 15 years of age about 6000 are in adults, 15 years and older, of whom: almost 47% are among women about 41% are among young people (15-24) BUT STILL FAILING KEY POPULATIONS – people who use drugs, men who have sex with men and sex workers.
  • BUT STILL FAILING KEY POPULATIONS – people who use drugs, men who have sex with men and sex workers.
  • Three main causes that need to be addressed : Lack of awareness of stigma/discrimination and their harmful effects Fear of acquiring HIV through everyday contact Linking people with HIV to behavior considered improper or immoral
  • BUT STILL FAILING KEY POPULATIONS – people who use drugs, men who have sex with men and sex workers.
  • 82% of estimated Filipino adults in need of ART reached 3 new infections for every person enrolled on ART
  • Global and National HIV and AIDS Situation

    1. 1. Global and National HIV and AIDS SituationTeresita Marie P. BagasaoUNAIDS Country Coordinator
    2. 2. A Pivotal moment for AIDS:June 2011 High-Level Meeting UN Member Statescommit to new targets for 2015 • Halve sexual transmission of HIV • Halve HIV transmission among people who use drugs • Ensure no children are born with HIV • Get 15 million people on ART • Reduce TB deaths in people living with HIV by 50% • Close the global resource gap for AIDS and increase funding to US$ 22-24 billion per year
    3. 3. A Pivotal moment for AIDS: continuedalso committed to critical enablers • Involve people living with HIV and young people; • Eliminate gender inequalities and gender-based violence; • Ensure human rights based responses • Eliminate remaining HIV-related restrictions on entry, stay and residence; • Remove obstacles such as laws and policies to provide affordable and effective HIV prevention and treatment products
    4. 4. ZERO new HIV infections.
    5. 5. GLOBAL 2011 – new infections declining Number of people living with HIV Total – 34.2 million Adults – 30.7 million Women – 16.7 million Children (>15yrs) - 3.4 millionPeople newly infected with HIV Total – 2.5 million Adults – 2.2 million Children (>15yrs) - 330,000
    6. 6. Asia Pacific – new infections stabilizing
    7. 7. ZERO discrimination.
    8. 8. Reasons for Stigma & Discrimination – other than “HIV” For Filipinos Living with HIV • 21% - verbal insult, harassed, threatened • 38% - loss job or refused employment • 8% - denied health care • 8% - physical assault
    9. 9. ZERO AIDS-related deaths.
    10. 10. Global Number of AIDS–related deaths In Philippines: 17 deaths in 2011 compared to 2 in 2010 Total: 1.7 million [1.6 million – 1.9 million]
    11. 11. ART scale-up not keeping pace
    12. 12. “Today we have a chance to end this epidemic once and for all. That is our goal. ZERO new HIV infections, ZERO discrimination,and ZERO AIDS-related deaths.” UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL BAN KI-MOON AT THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON AIDS June 2011