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The first Malawi Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (MPHIA) survey was conducted between November 2015-August 2016 to measure the status of Malawi’s HIV response.

MPHIA 2016 offered HIV counseling and testing with return of results. The survey team visited over 11,000 households to collect this information.

In January 2020, a second MPHIA survey was launched by the Ministry of Health to assess the country’s progress towards HIV epidemic control. The MPHIA 2020 survey is currently in its data collection phase.

Details on the findings can be found below.

Key Findings


Annual HIV incidence among adults


HIV prevalence among adults


HIV prevalence among children


Viral load suppression among adults living with HIV

90-90-90 among adults living with HIV

Adults living with HIV knew their HIV status


Adults who were aware of their HIV status were on ART


Adults who were on ART had viral load suppression

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