Overview

In 2016, Mali had 5900 (3800 - 8600) new HIV infections and 6100 (4800 - 7500) AIDS-related deaths. There were 110 000 (89 000 - 130 000) people living with HIV in 2016, among whom 35% (25% - 44%) were accessing antiretroviral therapy. Among pregnant women living with HIV, 35% (28% - 42%) were accessing treatment or prophylaxis to prevent transmission of HIV to their children. An estimated 1600 (1100 - 2300) children were newly infected with HIV due to mother-to-child transmission. Among people living with HIV, approximately 9% (7% - 11%) had suppressed viral loads.   

The key populations most affected by HIV in Mali are:

  • Sex workers, with an HIV prevalence of 24.2%.
  • Gay men and other men who have sex with men, with an HIV prevalence of 13.7%.
  • People who inject drugs, with an HIV prevalence of 5.1%.
  • Prisoners, with an HIV prevalence of 1.4%.

Since 2010, new HIV infections have increased by 11% and AIDS-related deaths have decreased by 11%. 


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Data
Stories
9 October 2019
Investing in communities to make a difference in western and central Africa
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8 May 2019
UNAIDS congratulates Michel Sidibé on his appointment as Minister of Health and Social Affairs of Mali
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13 January 2017
UNAIDS at the 2017 Africa–France Summit
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24 November 2014
UNAIDS and WHO undertake joint mission to Mali to support the response to Ebola
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22 September 2014
Africa Rising: leaders meet to discuss sustainable development that leaves no one behind
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11 February 2013
Global Fund resumes funding of a full-scale HIV programme in Mali
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Contact

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Name: 
Felicite NDIMIRA NSABIMANA
Role: 
UNAIDS Country Director
Phone: 
+22320236168