HIV and AIDS in Africa continue to be long-term development challenges. East Africa and southern Africa are the regions hardest hit by HIV.
There has been considerable political and financial commitment to fighting the epidemic in this region, with some countries such as South Africa and Kenya seeing dramatic scaling up of prevention, treatment and care services.
However, many countries in this region are still reliant on donor funding to finance their HIV response.
Find out more about HIV and AIDS in West and Central Africa.