HIV/AIDS

Coverage and need for antiretroviral treatment (ART)

Estimated number of people receiving ART, needing ART and percentage coverage
in low- and middle-income countries according to region, December 2007

Geographical region Receiving ART
[range]
Needing ART
[range]
Coverage
[range]
Sub-Saharan Africa 2 120 000
[1 925 000–2 315 000]
7 000 000
[6 250 000–7 900 000]
30%
[27%–34%]
Latin America and the Caribbean 390 000
[350 000–430 000]
630 000
[550 000–770 000]
62%
[51%–70%]
East, South and South-East Asia 420 000
[375 000–465 000]
1 700 000
[1 300 000–2 100 000]
25%
[20%–32%]
Europe and Central Asia 54 000
[51 000–57 000]
320 000
[240 000–440 000]
17%
[12%–22%]
North Africa and the Middle East 7 000
[6 000–8 000]
100 000
[70 000–135 000]
7%
[5%–10%]
Total 2 990 000
[2 700 000–3 280 000]
9 700 000
[8 700 000–11 000 000]
31%
[27%–34%]

Please see Towards universal access: scaling up priority HIV/AIDS interventions in the health sector. Progress report 2008 for more information.

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