New Survey Data From 3 African Nations Provide Evidence On Progress Toward 2020 HIV Targets
UNAIDS: UNAIDS welcomes additional evidence from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa on progress towards the 2020 targets
“Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa have released new survey data on progress towards the 2020 targets. The Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire population-based HIV impact assessment (PHIA) surveys and the South African survey all studied knowledge of HIV status, new HIV infections, condom use, voluntary medical male circumcision, antiretroviral therapy coverage, viral suppression, and other indicators. … The PHIA surveys provide key information for identifying characteristics of the populations that are not receiving services. … These data will provide critical information to allow program managers to direct their responses to the populations and locations most in need of services…” (7/22).