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Unitaid’s impact creates a ripple effect that extends far beyond the borders of the countries where we have projects

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Peru Peru

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Country Background

Key Indicators (1) Country Region
Total population (000s) 31,774 992,155
GDP per capita, PPP in $ 13434 14734
Healthy life expectancy at birth, in years 67.5 67.5
Under 5 mortality rate, per 1,000 live births 15.3 14.2
HIV prevalence 0.3 [0.3 - 0.5] 0.5 [0.4 - 0.6]
New HIV infections among adults 15-49 years old, per 1,000 uninfected population 0.09 0.16
TB incidence, per 100,000 population 117 27
Malaria incidence, per 1,000 population at risk 17.8 11.3

Unitaid investments

$2.1M Completed Projects
$15.5M Current Projects
33% 65% 2%

Current project commitment by disease

HIV and Co-infections

Current Projects

Core Investment Area Project Lead Grantee Project Duration
Building country capacity to support access to medicines South Centre 2018-2023
HIV and Co-Infection
Preventing HIV infections in high-risk groups Foundation for Scientific and Technological Development in Health (Fiotec) 2017-2024
Better tools for the diagnosis and treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) 2021-2025
Shorter, better treatments for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis Partners in Health (PIH) 2015-2022

Other Unitaid investment areas that could benefit this country

Paediatric tuberculosis treatment

Unitaid is seeking to speed up adoption of treatments and diagnostic tools better suited to children with TB. Nearly 575 children die each day from TB.

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Preventive tuberculosis treatment

Unitaid is investing to develop new, shorter preventive treatment regimens for those who could benefit most, particularly children and people living with HIV.

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Access to HIV self-testing in low- and middle-income countries

About 25 percent of all people living with HIV do not know their HIV status. Unitaid is increasing demand for HIV self-testing, especially among those hard to reach.

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Last Update March, 2019

(1) The country and regional data is based on the most up-to-date official statistics provided in WHO’s World Health Statistics Report, The World Bank data, and UNAIDS AIDSInfo.

For all health statistics data please refer to World Health Statistics Report, 2018, available at http://www.who.int/gho/publications/world_health_statistics/2018/en/

For GDP per capita, PPP in $ data, please refer to the World Bank, 2017, available at https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.PCAP.PP.CD

For HIV prevalence data,  please refer to UNAIDS, AIDSinfo, 2017, available at http://aidsinfo.unaids.org

For more information on financial data presented please refer to Notes to Financial Disclosures on Country Profiles

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