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. 2018 Nov;23(48):1800622.
doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.48.1800622.

HIV in Europe and Central Asia: Progress in 2018 Towards Meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

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HIV in Europe and Central Asia: Progress in 2018 Towards Meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets

Alison E Brown et al. Euro Surveill. .
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In 2018, 52 of 55 European and Central Asian countries reported data against the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets. Overall, 80% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) were diagnosed, of whom 64% received treatment and 86% treated were virally suppressed. Subregional outcomes varied: West (87%-91%-93%), Centre (83%-73%-75%) and East (76%-46%-78%). Overall, 43% of all PLHIV were virally suppressed; intensive efforts are needed to meet the 2020 target of 73%.

Keywords: Continuum of HIV Care; Europe and Central Asia; HIV; UNAIDS targets.

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Figure 1
The continuum of HIV care as envisaged by the 90–90–90 UNAIDS targets by 2020
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Figure 2
Continuum of HIV care (substantive target), overall and by WHO subregion, 2018, and comparison between 2018 and 2016a,b
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Figure 3
Distribution of people with transmissible levels of virus, by WHO subregiona, and Europe and Central Asia overall, 2018

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