Partnering to Achieve Epidemic Control in Côte d'Ivoire

 Description: Ivoirians and Americans in Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS

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The United States (U.S.) is proud to support Côte d’Ivoire’s leadership in the global HIV/AIDS response. PEPFAR provides service delivery and technical assistance in Côte d’Ivoireto maximize the quality, coverage, and impact of the national HIV/AIDS response. Working together with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, PEPFAR is aligning investments to scale up evidence-based interventions in the geographic areas and populations with the highest burden of HIV/AIDS – in line with PEPFAR 3.0.1 All PEPFAR programs and services are integrated into the national health and social structures to ensure that activities promote health systems strengthening. Specific priorities include:

  • Scaling up HIV combination prevention activities with a focus on key and vulnerable populations;
  • Preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV by supporting Option B+;
  • Supporting the expansion of pediatric care and antiretroviral treatment (ART) services to improve early infant diagnostics and advance universal treatment of all children under five, including early treatment initiation in infants;
  • Strengthening laboratory networks including decentralization of CD4 and viral load testing for patients on ART;
  • Strengthening supply-chain management including increasing efficiency, quantifying national commodity needs, and securing quality HIV-related commodities; and
  • Supporting the implementation of national policies and guidelines related to task-sharing, Option B+ for PMTCT, and the most current World Health Organization ART guidelines.

HIV/AIDS in Côte d’Ivoire

Number of people living with HIV (all ages), 20142


Deaths due to AIDS (all ages), 20142


Number of orphans due to AIDS (0-17), 20143


Estimated antiretroviral coverage (adults ages 15+), 20142


Estimated percentage of pregnant women living with HIV who receive antiretrovirals for PMTCT, 20142


Saving Lives

In 2014, PEPFAR supported the following achievements in Côte d’Ivoire:

  • Life-saving ART for 129,993people;
  • Testing and counseling for over 1.5 million people;
  • Care and support for 194,807orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS; and
  • ART for 16,131pregnant women living with HIV/AIDS to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission.

Get the most up-to-date data on program results, expenditures, and planned funding at

PEPFAR Planned Funding in Côte d’Ivoire, Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 – 2013 (USD in Millions)4





















1. Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy. (2014). PEPFAR 3.0 - Controlling the Epidemic: Delivering on the Promise of an AIDS-free Generation. Washington, DC: Author.

2. UNAIDS. (2015). How AIDS changed everything. Geneva: Author.

3. UNAIDS. (2014). Côte d’Ivoire: HIV and AIDS estimates. Retrieved August 12, 2015, from

4. Data represent only planned new bilateral funding approved in the PEPFAR Country Operational Plans each fiscal year (FY), and do not include any prior year funds approved for implementation. The total programmatic funding level for a FY plan may include both the new bilateral funds as well as prior year available funds, which is not reflected. 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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