Fact sheet: South Africa’s HIV programme by numbers

Fact sheet: South Africa’s HIV programme by numbersNational Coat of Arms high res

A new fact sheet details the achievements of South Africa’s HIV programme, which initiated more than 600,000 people on antiretroviral treatment in 2014/15.

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Distributed at the SA AIDS Conference, this one-page fact sheet summarises South Africa’s HIV programme as of 1 June 2015.

In the 2014/15 financial year:

  • 6.3 million people in South Africa were living with HIV;
  • About 9.6 million HIV tests were conducted;
  • About 680,000 people were started on antiretrovirals (ARVs);
  • About 3.1 million people in total were on ARVs provided by about 3,600 health facilities;
  • The country distributed about 712 million male and about 21 million female condoms; and
  • About 508,000 men were medically circumcised.

Download the fact sheet: 2014-15 HIV Data Fact Sheet 01 June 2015