Partnering to Achieve Epidemic Control in Ukraine

 
Date: 07/28/2016 Description: Ukraine PEPFAR logo - State Dept Image

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The United States is proud to support Ukraine’s leadership in the global HIV/AIDS response. PEPFAR provides direct service delivery and technical assistance in Ukraine to maximize the quality, coverage, and impact of the national HIV/AIDS response, particularly among key and vulnerable populations.

 

Working together with the Government of Ukraine, the private sector, civil society, and other development partners, PEPFAR is supporting efforts to strengthen national capacity and improve legal and regulatory frameworks to implement and evaluate HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs at all levels. Specific priorities include the following:

  • Improving the quality of HIV/AIDS service delivery, particularly for key and vulnerable populations, and expanding the provision of HIV prevention, testing, and counseling services to military personnel and their families
  • Improving the integration of HIV and tuberculosis services through linkages between services, surveillance, and laboratory function
  • Increasing the capacity of Ukrainian institutions to deliver HIV/AIDS programs through investments in laboratory systems strengthening, human resource capacity building, health information systems, and supply chain management
  • Strengthening the capacity of non-governmental organizations in financial management, resource allocation, and HIV/AIDS-related policy development   

 

HIV/AIDS in Ukraine1

Number of people living with HIV (all ages), 2015

220,000

Deaths due to AIDS (all ages), 2015

7,900

Number of orphans due to AIDS (0-17), 2015   

41,000

Estimated antiretroviral treatment coverage (adults ages 15+), 2015

27%

Estimated percentage of pregnant women living with HIV who receive antiretroviral medications for PMTCT, 2015

>95%

 

Saving Lives

In 2016, PEPFAR supported the following achievements in Ukraine:

  • Life-saving antiretroviral treatment for 38,850 people
  • HIV testing and counseling for 114,503 people  
  • Care and support for 163 orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS

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

PEPFAR Planned Funding in Ukraine2

FY 2016: $33 million

For complete fiscal year trends, please see the PEPFAR Dashboards.


1. UNAIDS. (2015). Ukraine: 2015 Country factsheets. Retrieved from http://aidsinfo.unaids.org/

2. Data reflect information available on the PEPFAR Dashboards and PEPFAR.gov, which represents planned new bilateral funding initially approved in the PEPFAR Country Operational Plans/Regional Operational Plans (COPs/ROPs) each fiscal year. As additional funding may be approved and made available after the initial COPs/ROPs submission, or to PEPFAR-supported countries that are not required to submit an annual COP/ROP, data on the Dashboards may not represent the final PEPFAR programmatic funding level in countries each fiscal year.


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