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Kenya

On this page you can see that Kenya has adopted the WHO Guidelines on viral load testing but that the test is not widely or routinely available. You can also find the address for your Minister of Health so you can write and demand action.

Number of people living with HIV in Kenya

820,000

Source: UNAIDS 2013

Percentage of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Kenya

42%

Source: UNAIDS 2013

Existence of government policy on viral load testing

Yes, the government has adopted the 2013 WHO Guidelines

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Availability of routine viral load testing in Kenya

Limited availability

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Campaign partner in Kenya

Dandora Aids Support Association (DACASA)

Coordinator: Patricia A. Ochieng
Email: decasa2001@yahoo.com

Write to your Minister of Health

Mr James Macharia
Minister of Health
P.O. Box 30016 – 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

Demand routine viral load testing: Write to the Minister of Health requesting that routine viral load testing is made available. See sample letter (Word). See other actions here.

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