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Table 1 Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan: selected data on HIV/AIDS epidemic and Global Fund HIV/AIDS programs

From: 'It's risky to walk in the city with syringes': understanding access to HIV/AIDS services for injecting drug users in the former Soviet Union countries of Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan

  Ukraine Kyrgyzstan
Epidemic type    • Concentrated    • Low
Number of people living with HIV/AIDS    • 176,380 (September 2010)    • 2,718 (January 2010)
Percentage of adult population with HIV/AIDS    • 1.6%    • 0.13%
Growth in HIV epidemic • 16.8% increase in 2006
• 5.7% increase in 2009
   • 15 × increase 2001-6
Numbers of injecting drug users    • Estimates range from 230,000 to 360,000 (2009)    • Estimates range from 25,000 (2008) to 54,000 (2002)
Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants    • Round One $23,354,116    • Round Two $17,073,306
     • Round Six $131,537,035    • Round Seven $28,209,091
Global Fund HIV/AIDS grants as proportion of total HIV/AIDS funding    • 72.2% (2004-8)1    • 47% (2007)
Clients receiving Global Fund-financed services    • 6,070 people receiving ARVs (by Dec. 2008)2    • 242 people receiving ARVs (by January 2010)
     • 195,379 IDUs received preventative services (by 2009)    • 20,057 IDUs on harm reduction programs (cumulative for Round 2 grant March 2004-February 2009)
     • 33,449 female CSWs received preventative services (by 2009)    • 10,849 CSWs received preventative services (cumulative for Round 2 grant, March 2004-February 2009)
  1. Sources: [3, 911, 15, 1722]
  2. 1 Excluding out-of-pocket expenses
  3. 2 By 2009, 11,900 people were receiving ARVs of which 10,787 were financed by the state budget.