811彩票开户In 2016, Tajikistan had 1300 (<1000 - 2100) new HIV infections and <1000 (<500 - <1000) AIDS-related deaths. There were 14 000 (10 000 - 19 000) people living with HIV in 2016, among whom 30% (23% - 42%) were accessing antiretroviral therapy. Among pregnant women living with HIV, 85% (68% - >95%) were accessing treatment or prophylaxis to prevent transmission of HIV to their children. An estimated <100 (<100 - <100) children were newly infected with HIV due to mother-to-child transmission. Among people living with HIV, approximately 22% (16% - 30%) had suppressed viral loads. 

The key populations most affected by HIV in Tajikistan are:

  • Sex workers, with an HIV prevalence of 3.5%.
  • Gay men and other men who have sex with men, with an HIV prevalence of 2.7%.
  • People who inject drugs, with an HIV prevalence of 13.5%.

Since 2010, new HIV infections have increased by 23% and AIDS-related deaths have decreased by 5%. 

As part of its response to HIV, Tajikistan is planning to increase the coverage of harm reduction services and to increase the number of people living with HIV on treatment. Antiretroviral therapy protocols will be updated to align with the World Health Organization’s test and treat strategy. 

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3 March 2020
Breaking the vicious cycle of HIV-related stigma in Tajikistan
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24 November 2016
Tajikistan joins “Hands up for #HIVprevention”
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28 March 2014
Tajikistan lifts travel restrictions for people living with HIV
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12 September 2013
Technical Assistance Programme for Countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia in Combating Infectious Diseases launched in Tajikistan
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12 January 2011
Young people in Tajikistan help each other prevent the spread of HIV
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30 June 2008
UNFPA: Reproductive and sexual health among youth in Tajikistan
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Ulugbek Aminov
UNAIDS Country Manager