The treatment gap in low- and middle-income countries

20 November 2012

Antiretroviral therapy reached 8 million people by the end of 2011, a twenty-fold increase since 2003. In 2011, for the first time, a majority (54%) of people eligible for antiretroviral therapy in low- and middle-income countries were receiving it. This chart shows the gap in 2011 between the number of people receiving antiretroviral therapy and the number of people eligible for treatment. Source: UNAIDS 2012 Global Report