Facts about HIV/AIDS and the response for women and girls

  • 7,400 people become infected with HIV every day.
  • Nearly 4 million people are currently receiving treatment, while 9.7 people are still in need.
  • For every 2 people put on treatment, 5 more become infected.
  • With universal access, approximately 6.7 million people would receive life-saving antiretroviral treatment, 2.6 million new infections could be averted and 1.3 million lives saved.*