Population: 29 million
GF Grants: $146 million
16,000 people on ART
36,000 new smear-positive TB cases detected and treated
Vulnerable Groups: Males who have sex with males (MSMs), female, trans-sexual sex workers and prison inmates.
Prevalence: Adult HIV prevalence is 0.4 percent, but within vulnerable groups like MSMs and trans-sexual sex workers, the prevalence rate is 13.7 and 55 percent respectively.
Vulnerable Groups: Children, prison inmates and indigenous populations
Prevalence: TB prevalence rate among adults is 34,000 (all forms of TB)
Principal Recipients: CARE Peru, Pathfinders International and the Ministry of Health, amounting to a total of $128,943,493 disbursed
GLOBAL FUND PRIVATE SECTOR DELEGATION COUNTRY SPOTLIGHT
The largest Global Fund recipient in Latin America, Peru receives $146 million in funding. With a relatively high disease burden of HIV/AIDS and TB, Peru will experience significant disruption in funding due to the Global Fund’s new grant approval process.
GLOBAL FUND GRANTS TO PERU
Impact of Global Fund grants:
During the period from November 2008 - September 2011, the Global Fund reported:
The Global Fund’s programs have had a major impact in providing ARV medicines and TB treatments to vulnerable populations in Peru. The challenge ahead is to continue the progress with significantly reduced funding and to institutionalize these programs into the National HIV/TB response to ensure a wider reach and greater impact.
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