Nov 20, 2018 · The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief is the U.S. Government’s response to the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and represents the largest commitment by any nation to address a single disease in history. Through PEPFAR, the U.S. has supported a world safer and more secure from infectious disease threats.
Global HIV and AIDS statistics. 2017 global HIV statistics. HIV continues to be a major global public health issue. In 2017 an estimated 36.9 million people were living with HIV (including 1.8 million children) – with a global HIV prevalence of 0.8% among adults.
Over 10% of all people infected with HIV/AIDS reside within the region. Adult HIV prevalence exceeds 20% in Eswatini (Swaziland), Botswana, and Lesotho, while an additional six countries report adult HIV prevalence of at least 10%.