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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

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

Spotlight with the Director

Dr. Shannon Hader, Director of CDC’s Division of Global HIV & TB shares how CDC uses innovation to turn the tide on the HIV epidemic.


Leveraging the power of data

New data released on World AIDS Day show critical progress towards global HIV targets in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.


CDC in Action

CDC experts are working side by side with partners to fight TB among the world’s most vulnerable populations. On this World TB Day, we highlight some examples of this work.


Key Issues Fact Sheets

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

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