Table 1

Selected HIV/AIDS indicators in Zambia, 2005 - 2007

Indicator

2005

2006

2007


Population (in millions)

11.4

11.8

12.2


Adult HIV prevalence% (aged 15-49)

13.9

13.5

13.1


HIV prevalence in pregnant women (%)

19.1

19.1

19.3


Number (%) of adults and children with

advanced HIV infection receiving ART

39 351

80 030 (32.9)

149 199 (50.5)


Number (%) of pregnant women needing

and receiving ART to reduce the risk of

mother to child transmission (PMTCT)

No data

25 578 (29.7)

35 314 (39.1)


Number(%) of women and men 15-49 who

received a test in the last 12 months

and knew their results

(15.6)

234 430 (15.4)

254 585 (15.4)


Number of sites providing ART

107

156

322


Number of sites providing PMTCT

67

307

678


Number of sites providing HIV Counselling

and Testing (VCT)

No data

883

1028


% of adults and children with HIV still alive

12 months after initiation of ART

No data

89.6

87.6


Source: Zambia Country UNGASS Report 2008 (Ministry of Health Zambia, National HIV/AIDS Council of Zambia, 2008)

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