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27 Apr 2018 description
report UNAIDS


Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free is a collaborative framework to accelerate the end of the AIDS epidemic among children, adolescents and young women by 2020. It builds on the successes achieved under the Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive (Global Plan) and brings additional focus to the HIV prevention and treatment needs of children and adolescents.

05 Dec 2017 description

ABIDJAN/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 5 December 2017 – More than four decades into the HIV epidemic, four in five children living with HIV in West and Central Africa are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, and AIDS-related deaths among adolescents aged 15-19 are on the rise, according to a new report released today.

01 Jun 2017 description
report UNAIDS

Only 1.8 million people of the 6.5 million people living with HIV in western and central Africa were on antiretroviral therapy at the end of 2015. This 28% treatment coverage of people living with HIV in the region contrasts with the 54% coverage in eastern and southern Africa in the same year.

08 Jun 2016 description

UNAIDS and PEPFAR announce dramatic reductions in new HIV infections among children in the 21 countries most affected by HIV in Africa

Concerted global efforts have led to a 60% drop in new infections among children, which has averted 1.2 million new HIV infections among children in 21 priority countries since 2009

25 Nov 2015 description
report UNAIDS

On estime que 15,8 millions de personnes sont désormais sous traitement contre le VIH, soit deux fois plus qu’il y a cinq ans, tandis que les pays adoptent la Stratégie d’accélération à l’aide de données permettant d’affiner la prestation des services de prévention et de traitement du VIH afin d’atteindre les personnes laissées pour compte

24 Nov 2015 description
report UNAIDS

Countries adopt UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy to double number of people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2020

An estimated 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment, a doubling from five years ago, as countries adopt the UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy using data to fine-tune delivery of HIV prevention and treatment services to reach people being left behind

15 Oct 2015 description
report UNAIDS

Des partenaires stratégiques de la riposte au sida se sont réunis du 28 au 30 septembre à N'Djaména, au Tchad, afin d'élaborer une stratégie commune et un plan de sensibilisation au VIH pour le système des Nations Unies.

10 Oct 2015 description
report UNAIDS

Strategic partners in the response to AIDS came together from 28 to 30 September in N'Djamena, Chad to develop a common strategy and an HIV advocacy plan for the UN system.

Participants acknowledged that political leadership and commitment at the highest level, including from the Head of State and the First Lady, has played a critical role in the response to AIDS. The country provides free access to HIV treatment for people living with HIV and 46% of its health facilities offer HIV services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

11 Aug 2015 description
report UNAIDS

Michel Sidibé, Directeur exécutif de l'ONUSIDA, a félicité le Tchad pour ses progrès dans la riposte au VIH et invité le pays à adopter la stratégie Accélérer de l'ONUSIDA pour mettre fin à l'épidémie de sida d'ici 2030.

07 Aug 2015 description
report UNAIDS

The Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibé has congratulated Chad for its progress in responding to HIV and urged the country to adopt the UNAIDS Fast-Track approach to end the AIDS epidemic in Chad by 2030.

02 Jul 2015 description
report UNAIDS

To support the capacity of countries to integrate human rights in their Fast-Track approaches to HIV programming, UNAIDS and the Alliance Nationale Contre le Sida (ANCS) Senegal held a three-day capacity building workshop in Dakar, Senegal from 22 to 24 June 2015.

The workshop highlighted the continued political, legal, cultural, social, and programmatic challenges that hinder efforts to address the HIV epidemic. Participants pointed out that existing programmes to address these challenges in Western and Central African countries remain largely insufficient and inadequate.

31 May 2015 description


Background on the humanitarian situation

14 Jul 2013 description
World + 30 others
Treatment 2015
report UNAIDS

UNAIDS urges countries to rapidly scale up access to antiretroviral medicines to maximize HIV treatment and prevention gains

ABUJA, Nigeria /GENEVA, 13 July 2013—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has launched a new framework to accelerate action in reaching 15 million people with antiretroviral treatment by 2015––the goal set by United Nations Member States in 2011.

20 Sep 2012 description
report UNAIDS

The humanitarian crisis in the Sahel is affecting the lives of millions of people across the region. In eight countries stretching from Chad in the East to Senegal in the West, countries, communities and families are faced with a combination of political instability, drought, poverty, high grain prices, environmental degradation and chronic underdevelopment which has resulted in high levels of malnutrition and insecurity.

01 Jun 2012 description
report UNAIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé concluded his official visit to Chad on 31 May after meeting with President Idriss Deby Itno, First Lady Hinda Deby Itno, senior government officials and civil society to highlight the country’s progress in the AIDS response.

24 May 2012 description
report UNAIDS

Ministers of Health and representatives from the 22 * countries with the most new HIV infections in children have come together to report on progress towards achieving zero new HIV infections in children by 2015 and find ways of stepping up action.

10 Jul 2009 description
report UNAIDS

Genève, 10 juillet 2009 - L'Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie a adopté une résolution réaffirmant l'engagement des pays francophones en faveur de la riposte au sida.

10 Jul 2009 description
report UNAIDS

Geneva, 10 July 2009 - The Assembly of parliamentarians of Francophone countries have adopted a resolution reaffirming their commitment to the AIDS response. The resolution, which was adopted during their annual assembly which was held from 3 to 6 July 2009 in Paris, gave a strong message that Francophone parliamentarians are continuing to put AIDS high on the agenda and push the response forward in their countries and beyond.

"I am encouraged to see this level of leadership from Francophone countries to the AIDS response," said Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS.