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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. MPHIA 2020 offered HIV counseling with return of results. The survey team visited over 12,000 households.

Summary sheet findings can be found below.

MPHIA 2020: Key Findings*


Annual HIV incidence among adults


HIV prevalence among adults


Viral load suppression among adults living with HIV*

MPHIA 2020: 95-95-95 among adults living with HIV


Adults living with HIV who knew their HIV status


Adults who were aware of their HIV status who were on ART


Adults who were on ART who had viral load suppression

*MPHIA 2015-2016 Summary Sheet and Final Report, as well as related reports and publications, can be found below.

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