Overview

In 2016, Guyana had <1000 (<500 - <1000) new HIV infections and <200 (<100 - <200) AIDS-related deaths. There were 8500 (7900 - 9500) people living with HIV in 2016, among whom 58% (54% - 64%) were accessing antiretroviral therapy. Among pregnant women living with HIV, 66% (59% - 74%) were accessing treatment or prophylaxis to prevent transmission of HIV to their children. An estimated <100 children were newly infected with HIV due to mother-to-child transmission. Among people living with HIV, approximately 47% (44% - 52%) had suppressed viral loads. 

811彩票开户The key populations most affected by HIV in Guyana are:

  • Sex workers, with an HIV prevalence of 6.1%.
  • Gay men and other men who have sex with men, with an HIV prevalence of 4.9%.
  • Transgender people, with an HIV prevalence of 8.4%.
  • Prisoners, with an HIV prevalence of 1.72%.

811彩票开户Since 2010, new HIV infections have increased by 23% and AIDS-related deaths have increased by 33%. 


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Data
Stories
18 January 2011
Sex workers and loggers in Guyana challenge HIV together
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24 March 2010
Guyana launches national HIV prevention principles, standards and guidelines
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11 May 2009
‘Health Research in the Americas V’ focuses on HIV prevention
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26 March 2009
Barber 811彩票开户s and Beauty Salons promote HIV education in Guyana
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16 December 2008
Guyana launches national ‘faith-and-HIV’ coalition
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3 April 2007
AIDS events continue at World Cricket Cup
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Contact

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Name: 
Martin ODIIT
Role: 
UNAIDS Country Director
Phone: 
+592 2251580