Overview

In Mozambique in 2018:

  • 2 200 000 people were living with HIV.
  • HIV incidence per 1000 uninfected—the number of new HIV infections among the uninfected population over one year—among all people of all ages was 5.25.
  • HIV prevalence—the percentage of people living with HIV—among adults (15–49 years) was 12.6%.
  • 150 000 people were newly infected with HIV.
  • 54 000 people died from an AIDS-related illness.

811彩票开户There has been progress in the number of AIDS-related deaths since 2010, with a 16% decrease, from 64 000 deaths to 54 000 deaths. The number of new HIV infections has also decreased, from 160 000 to 150 000 in the same period.

The 90–90–90 targets envision that, by 2020, 90% of people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90% of people who know their HIV-positive status will be accessing treatment and 90% of people on treatment will have suppressed viral loads. In terms of all people living with HIV, reaching the 90–90–90 targets means that 81% of all people living with HIV are on treatment and 73% of all people living with HIV are virally suppressed. In 2018 in Mozambique:

  • 72% of people living with HIV knew their status.
  • 56% of people living with HIV were on treatment.

Of all adults aged 15 years and over living with HIV, 55% were on treatment, while 60% of children aged 0–14 years living with HIV were on treatment.

More than 95% of pregnant women living with HIV accessed antiretroviral medicine to prevent transmission of the virus to their baby, preventing 18 000 new HIV infections among newborns. Early infant diagnosis―the percentage of HIV-exposed infants tested for HIV before eight weeks of age―stood at 66% in 2018.

Women are disproportionally affected by HIV in Mozambique: of the 2 000 000 adults living with HIV, 1 200 000 (60%) were women. New HIV infections among young women aged 15–24 years were slightly less than double those among young men: 39 000 new infections among young women, compared to 20 000 among young men. HIV treatment was higher among women than men, however, with 64% of adult women living with HIV on treatment, compared to 42% of adult men.

Same-sex sexual relations are legal in Mozambique.

811彩票开户Only 30.55% of women and men 15–24 years old correctly identified ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV.

In 2017, the percentage of people living with HIV and tuberculosis who were being treated for both diseases was 48.4%, up from 36.1% in 2015.


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Data
Reports

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15 July 2017
Country progress report 2016
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2 December 2017
Mozambique reinforces its commitment towards ending AIDS
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Mozambique: stepping up to Fast-Track its AIDS response
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8 December 2015
Mozambique to step up its response to HIV
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29 October 2014
Success with PrEP: next steps to support policy decisions in southern and eastern Africa
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Contact

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Name: 
Eva Kona KIWANGO
Role: 
UNAIDS Country Director
Phone: 
+27123548158