Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS in Cameroon

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The United States is proud to be supporting Angola as they take a leadership role in their fight against HIV/AIDS.

Progress achieved in Cameroon through direct PEPFAR support during fiscal year (FY) 20111

  • 200 HIV-positive individuals received care and support (including TB/HIV)
  • 35 orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) received support
  • 117 estimated infant HIV infections averted
  • 6,800 individuals receiving counseling and testing

Through PEPFAR, Cameroon received more than $24.3 million to support comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care programs in FY 2011.

1 PEPFAR defines direct support as data that captures the number of individuals receiving prevention, care, and treatment services through service delivery sites or providers directly supported by U.S. Government (USG) interventions or activities at the point of service delivery. An intervention or activity is considered to be direct support if it can be associated with counts of uniquely identified individuals receiving prevention, care, or treatment services at a unique program or service delivery point benefiting from the intervention or activity. U.S. Government interagency website managed by the Office of U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
and the Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. State Department.
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