What is the prevalence rate of HIV in Nigeria?

What is the prevalence rate of HIV in Nigeria?

Table 1

Indicator (in millions or otherwise indicated) Nigeria Global
Estimated number of new HIV infections, 2014 0.22 2.0
-Adult (15 yr. +) 0.17 1.8
-Children (<15 yr.) 0.058 0.22
Number of adult population (15 yr. +) estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS, 2014 3.0 34.3

Which city in Nigeria has the highest number of HIV patients?

Akwa Ibom
The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country.

What is the HIV prevalence in Nigeria?

Overall, eight states (21.6%) showed increased HIV prevalence while six states (16.2%) had an absolute reduction of at least 2% from 2001 to 2010. In 2010, Nigeria was estimated to have 3.19 million PLHIV, with the general population prevalence projected to drop from 3.34% in 2011 to 3.27% in 2012.

What does the NAIIS data tell us about HIV in Nigeria?

The NAIIS directly measured HIV prevalence and viral load suppression. According to the NAIIS results, the HIV prevalence in Nigeria is lower than previously thought, allowing the country to focus on providing services to the areas of greatest need to control the HIV epidemic.

How did HIV prevalence change between 2001 and 2010?

Comparing 2001 to 2010, eight states (21.6%) out of 36 states and FCT showed an increased estimated HIV prevalence from 2001 to 2010, the rest of the states had a reduced estimated prevalence or were stable between the 2001 and 2010 estimate. Conversely six states (16.2%) had a reduction of the estimated prevalence of at least 2% from 2001 to 2010.

Does Nigeria have the highest rate of tuberculosis?

Nigeria also has one of the highest tuberculosis burdens in the world (i.e. >300 cases/100,000 population) and the largest in Africa [6]. Nigeria has a generalized HIV epidemic but prevalence varies widely across states and locations [4, 7]. The key drivers of the Nigeria HIV epidemic are heterosexual transmission and mother-to-child transmission.