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On this page you can find out that Malawi has adopted the 2013 WHO Guidelines on viral load testing and that in spite of this, the test is not routinely available throughout Malawi. 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 Malawi


Source: UNAIDS 2013

Percentage of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Malawi


Source: UNAIDS 2013

Existence of government policy on viral load testing

Yes, a modified version of 2013 WHO Guidelines have been adopted

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Availability of routine viral load testing in Malawi

Limited availability

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Campaign partner in Malawi

Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP)

To contact CEDEP use their contact form.

Write to your Minister of Health

Hon. Jean Kalilani
Minister of Health
P.O. Box 30377
Capital City
Lilongwe 3, Malawi

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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