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Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and other diseases

Ghana

2007


Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS


Have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS

Statistics

HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate

Year

2000

2006

 

3.9%

3.2%


Source: NVP National Report [page 29]

Interpretation

According to the latest estimates in mid-2006, about 7,338 people were receiving Antiretroviral Therapy (ART, 7070 adults and 268 children). Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) service users are charged 5,000 cedis and ART and laboratory examinations require a 50,000 cedis monthly contribution from patients. PMTCT, the treatment of certain opportunistic infections and CD4 tests are provided free of charge.

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