HIV Situation in Myanmar – AHF Myanmar

HIV Situation in Myanmar

HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system, our body’s natural defense against illness. If HIV is left untreated, a person’s immune system will get weaker and weaker until it can no longer fight off life-threatening infections and diseases.

Myanmar 2017

  1. 220,000 people living with HIV
  2. 0.7% adult HIV prevalence (ages 15-49)
  3. 11,000 new HIV infections
  4. 6,700 AIDS related deaths
  5. 65% adults on antiretroviral treatment
  6. 91% children on antiretroviral treatment