Numbers of people reached and services provided continues to rise

1. NEWS
11 Dec 2014
Global Fund releases end-2104 numbers

The number of people receiving anti-retroviral therapy through programs supported by the Global Fund reached an estimated 7.3 million by the end of 2014, a 20% increase over a year earlier. A total 450 million insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria were distributed, up 25% over 2013's total of 360 million. The number of TB cases detected and treated rose from 11.2 million a year ago to 12.3 million at the end of 2014, a 9% increase.

Other key results numbers announced by the Fund on World AIDS Day, 1 December, show year-on-year increases ranging from 4% to 38%. See the table for details. 

The Numbers

Cumulative results for programs to which the Global Fund contributed

 

Results to

December 2014

Results to

December 2013

Year-to-year change

No. of people receiving ART

7.3 million

6.1 million

+ 20%

TB smear-positive cases detected and treated

12.3 million

11.2 million

+ 9%

MDR-TB cases treated

150,000

108,908

+ 38%

No. of condoms distributed

4.9 billion

4.5 billion

+ 9%

No. of HIV counseling and testing sessions conducted

390 million

306 million

+ 27%

No. of  malaria ITNs distributed

450 million

360 million

+ 25%

Structures covered by IRS

55.0 million

48.3 million

+ 14%

Malaria cases treated

470 million

390 million

+ 21%

HIV behavioral change communications

450 million

412 million

+ 9%

No. of women receiving PMTCT treatment

2.7 million

2.4 million

+ 13%

Care and support services provided

27.0 million

24.6 million

+ 10%

Care and support for OVC

7.2 million

6.9 million

+ 4%

Treatment for STIs

21.0 million

19.6 million

+ 7%

People treated for TB/HIV

11.0 million

9.4 million

+ 17%

Person episodes of training for health or community workers

15.6 million

14.9 million

+ 5%

In a news release accompanying the announcement of the results, the Global Fund said that the numbers “show significant movement towards common milestones in HIV response, articulated well in a study recently released by UNAIDS that calls for fast-tracking the HIV response to end the epidemic by 2030.” The news release also noted the accelerated efforts against malaria and progress in the response to TB.

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