HIV / AIDS is still seen as a major challenge in the countries especially among key population where access to HIV / AIDS prevention and intervention for behavioral changes remains far from expected impact. In addition, changes in patterns of transmission of HIV from injection drug addiction to sexual also requires a change in the prevention and intervention focus. Malaysia is progressing and committed towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030. We are aiming to reach 90% reduction of new HIV cases compared to 2010 baseline. As a first step, the Ministry is also committed to accelerating actions towards 2020 (Fast Track by 2020), a critical indicator that will give an early picture towards achieving Ending AIDS by 2030. To realize this commitment, Malaysia needs to undertake a more drastic and strong interventions to curb HIV / AIDS in this country and so ending the epidemic by 2030.
Snapshot of country responses
Free 1st line antiretroviral therapy (ART) to all people living with HIV
1st National Strategic Plan
Revised Plan of Action on HIV/AIDS PMTCT
AZT to Health Clinics
Screenings - prison, drug rehab, TB,STI, sex worker.sentinel among ANC & Sex worker