The Framework for Action for Male Engagement in HIV testing, treatment and prevention in East and Southern Africa
Over the last decade, it has become increasingly clear that men and boys are less likely to test for HIV, to initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART) and to remain engaged in care. Globally, ART coverage of men lags behind that of women. Men and boys are dying of AIDS-related illnesses and many other diseases, including non-communicable […]
UNAIDS is recognising the gaps and importance of male engagement in the HIV response.
Since the first case of AIDS was confirmed just over 40 years ago, there has been a remarkable global response to HIV/AIDS. By 2019, 81% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) knew their HIV status, 82% of these had started ART, and 88% of those on ART were virologically suppressed. But these are averages, and […]