HIV/AIDS

Country profiles on HIV/AIDS

Fiji


Fiji is a low HIV prevalence country. A cumulative 546 HIV cases were reported from January 1989 to December 2011. However, there is a notably high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia (for example, 26.8% among pregnant women in 2008). Surveys have also demonstrated that there is relatively little knowledge about HIV, accompanied by low rates of condom use and high risk sexual practices among youth.

Core HIV and AIDS epidemic and response data

Indicator 2001 2007 2011 2012 2013
No. PLHIV
Total <500 <1 000 <1 000 <1 000 530
Adults <500 <1 000 <1 000 <1 000 530
Women (15+) <100 <100 <500 <500 224
Children < 15 years ...
Space
No. new infection
AIDS related deaths <100 <100 <100 <100 16
Space
HIV prevalence (%)
Adult <0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Key Populations
PWID
FSW 0 0
MSW 2.8 2.8
MSM 0.5
Space
No. people on ART
Total 28 74 134 160
Children
ART coverage (%) 32
Space
No. receiving ARV for PMTCT 7 8 15 14
PMTCT coverage (%) 64 (a)

(a) Self reported.

Source:

WHO/UNAIDS estimates 2014, and GARPR reporting 2012-2014.

Legend: PLHIV people living with HIV; PWID - people who inject drugs; FSW female sex workers; MSM men who have sex with men; ARV antiretroviral drugs; ART antiretroviral therapy; PMTCT prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Last update:
3 December 2014