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Winnable Battles: HIV

Red Ribbon Symbol for AIDS AwarenessOverarching Goal

Prevent new HIV infections and ensure quality health care for persons living with HIV

Key Actions


IndicatorBaseline2015 Target
The number of new HIV infections48,600 new HIV infections (2006)36,450 new HIV infections (25% reduction)


Trends in the number of new HIV Infections, 2006-2010

Relevant Healthy People Objectives

HIV 3Reduce the rate of HIV transmission among adolescents and adults
2020 Target: 3.5 new infections per 100 persons living with HIV
Baseline: 4.58 new infections per 100 persons living with HIV (2006)
HIV 12Reduce deaths from HIV infection
2020 Target: 3.3 deaths per 100,000 population
Baseline: 3.7 deaths per 100,000 population (2007)
HIV 13Increase the proportion of people living with HIV who know their serostatus
2020 Target: 90.0%
Baseline: 80.6% (2006)