MaxART objectives

Short term and long term objectives

Short term
  • To ensure at least 90% of those in need of treatment based on current guidelines are on treatment by the end of 2014

Long term vision

  • To ensure long-term access to treatment and care for HIV positive patients in need of treatment
  • To provide proof of concept of the benefits of Treatment as Prevention, thereby catalyzing the widespread adoption of a new form of HIV prevention in Southern Africa and beyond

Our targets are:

  • Increase the number of people on treatment to 90% of those in need from 46,883 (end of March, 2010) to 93,260 by the end of 2014
  • Increase the number of people tested each year from 137,406 in 200921 to 250,000 by the end of 2014
  • Reduce loss-to-follow-up rates of those in treatment from 22% to 10% by the end of 2014
  • To reduce the number of new HIV infections in Swaziland by half by 2020
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