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Two Epidemics. One Mission.

How We Do It.

HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) are the world’s two most deadly infectious diseases. Additionally, these two epidemics are tragically interconnected, as TB is the leading cause of death for those living with HIV.

At the Division of Global HIV & TB (DGHT), we are tackling these two epidemics to produce the greatest impact. DGHT experts are working on the front lines in more than 50 countries around the globe, focused on a single mission: to fight these diseases and, ultimately, bring an end to the dual epidemics of HIV and TB worldwide.

Our Results

Worldwide, HIV and TB are a deadly combination.
CDC and partners are making a powerful impact
against these two diseases.

*Other USG agencies may have also contributed

**As of Sept 30, 2016

***FY2016 | ****Cumulative through Sept 30, 2016

Sources: U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

CDC’s Contributions

Antiretroviral Treatment for
Men, Women,
and Children
**

PEPFAR: 11.5 Million

CDC: 6.4 Million

Antiretroviral Treatment to
Prevent Mother-to-child Transmission***

PEPFAR: 760,500

CDC: 411,000

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcisions
(VMMC)****

PEPFAR: 11.7 Million

CDC: 6 Million

HIV-Positive Persons Screened in Care for TB***

PEPFAR: 6.1 Million

CDC: 3.5 Million

HIV Counseling
& Testing***

PEPFAR: 74.3 Million

CDC: 45.5 Million

Sources: U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

*Other USG agencies may have also contributed to some of these achievements **As of Sept 30, 2016 ***FY2016 ****Cumulative through Sept 30, 2016

What’s New

Feature

CDC Experts in Action

DGHT is home to one of the largest cadres of public health experts – including epidemiologists, health economists, and medical officers.

Success Story

Stories From the Field

CDC plays a unique role in the fight against HIV – bringing to bear a combination of scientific and technical expertise and on-the ground experience – to drive progress against the disease.

Resources

Key Issues Fact Sheets

Learn more about CDC’s innovative, data-driven approach to addressing both HIV and TB around the world.

Publications

2017 Blue Book Launched!

CDC, in collaboration with WHO, PEPFAR, UNAIDS and FHI 360, released the 2017 Bio behavioral Survey Guidelines for Populations at Risk for HIV.

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