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Malawi

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

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Annual HIV incidence among adults

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HIV prevalence among adults

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HIV prevalence among children

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Viral load suppression among adults living with HIV*

90-90-90 among adults living with HIV 15 years and older:
50%

Adults living with HIV knew their HIV status

75%

Adults who were aware of their HIV status were on ART

75%

Adults who were on ART had viral load suppression

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