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Approximately 77,000 people live with HIV in Chile; of which 70,000
know their diagnosis. In other words, we have reached 91% in the
first pillar of the 90-90-90 goals.

In the second pillar of the 90s, the gap widens. Only 54,153 people
who know their diagnosis are on Antiretroviral Treatment, which
represents 70% of the estimated number of people living with HIV
who are not on ART; and represents 77% of the total number of
people who know their HIV diagnosis and are not on ART, which in
nominal terms amounts to almost 16,000 people.

In the case of the third pillar, good results are achieved, of the order
of 90% of the people who are on ART achieve a suppressed viral
load. As in the report for the region, the largest gap is located in the
second pillar.

According to the information provided by the Public Health
Institute[5] -ISP- as of November 2021, confirmed HIV cases reached
4,538 cases: of which 3,865 (85%) correspond to men and 673 to
women (15%), being the age group between 25 and 29 years the
most affected (1,058 cases) followed by 30 to 34 years (970 cases)
and 20 to 24 years with 620 cases. When disaggregating by sex,
women differ since the age group of 35 to 39 years reaches the
second place with the highest confirmation.

Regarding adolescents, in total they represent 2.3% of confirmed
cases; men are 91 cases, while in women 14 cases were confirmed.

The main nationality of the confirmed cases is from Chile (56.6%),
followed by Venezuela (20.0%), Haiti (6.6%), Colombia (5.3%), Peru
(3.9%) and Bolivia (2.4%). among other nationalities.

Sources: UNAIDS 2021

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Dr. José Luis Sebastián,
Regional Director - Andean Region

AHF Chile
Sta. Mónica 2317, Santiago, 8350574, Región Metropolitana, Chile.

+56 9 4296 5801
[email protected]

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Clients in Care:  3,875 (2022)


Adults 15-49 prevalence rate: 0.6%
Adults 15+ living with HIV: 83,000*
Women 15+ living with HIV: 13,000*
Men 15+ living with HIV: 70,000*
*Source: UNAIDS - Chile - 2021