About the conference
Current HIV epidemic estimates show that 225,478 persons made up of 100,336 males and 125,141 females are living with HIV in Ghana. There were 12,077 new infections and 15263 AIDS deaths. 30,395 children were living with HIV . A total of 1,704 new child infections occurred in almost equal proportions by gender. Annual AIDS deaths amongst children is estimated at 2,080(NACP, 2011).
By the end of 2011, 59,007 people were on anti-retroviral treatment representing 57.9% of eligible persons made up of 56,050 adults and 2,957 children. Out of the estimated 0ne million pregnant women annually, nearly 630,000 received HIV testing and 51% of eligible pregnant women received ARVs to prevent mother to child transmission. The HIV prevention interventions have...... Click here to read more