Coverage and need for antiretroviral treatment

Estimated number of people receiving ART, people needing ARV and percentage of coverage in developing and transitional countries by WHO regions
Situation of December 2004
WHO region

Number of people receiving ARV therapy (low estimate – high estimate)

Estimated need

Coverage

Africa 310 000 (270 000 –350 000)  4 000 000 8%
Americas 275 000 (260 000 –290 000) 425 000 65%
Europe (Eastern Europe, Central Asia) 15 000 (13 000 –17 000) 150 000 10%
Eastern Mediterranean 4 000 (2 000 – 6 000) 77 500 5%
South-East Asia 85 000 (70 000 –100 000) 950 000 9%
Western Pacific 17 000 (15 000 –19 000) 200 000 9%
All WHO regions 700 000 (630 000 –780 000)

5.8 million

12%

 

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