HIV deaths in India are in a decline

But more than 7,500 children still die in India die every year from the virus. Text by Saurabh Goenka & Saloni Kamboj, graphics by Ishu Vaid

HIV 3

When it comes to the treatment of HIV-positive pregnant women to prevent transmission to their children, India does better than any other country.

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HIV 2

The number of children getting ART has jumped 2.5 times from 2010 to 2015 but coverage, at 34%, is still very low.

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HIV graph 1

More than 10,000 children in India are infected by HIV every year.

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