Table 1

Malawi and Zimbabwe: Population and HIV-related indicators, 2009
Malawi[10] Thyolo[10] Zimbabwe[11] Buhera[11]
Total population 15 million 587455 13.4 million 223382
HIV prevalence (15–45 years-old) 11.9% 14.0% 14.3% 19.7%
Total people living with HIV/AIDS 1785000 82250 1916200 44000
People in need of ART – CD4<200 cells/mm3 305805 16450 389895 8800
Active and alive on ART 198864 15016 218589 9721*
Year Start HIV programme 1997 2004
Year ART implementation 2003 2005
Year Decentralisation ART activities 2006 2006

* Buhera district attracts a large proportion of PLWHA from neighbouring districts.

Rasschaert et al.

Rasschaert et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:444   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-444

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