Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
63.1 percent (2017)

Target:
95.0 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
63.1 percent of persons aged 13 years and over living with diagnosed HIV infection were virally suppressed in 2017

Increase the proportion of persons aged 13 years and over living with diagnosed HIV infection who are virally suppressed

Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws

Summary

Taking HIV medicine as prescribed can make the amount of virus in the body very low. This is called viral suppression, or an undetectable viral load. People with HIV whose viral load remains undetectable can stay healthy and have effectively no risk of passing HIV to sexual partners.

Workgroup: HIV Workgroup