Officially registered HIV cases New HIV cases Officially registered HIV/TB cases Officially AIDS cases Estimated Hepatitis C cases Officially registered cases of sexually transmitted diseases
7,948 (1 January 2018) 796 (2017) 1,836 (1 January 2018) 929 (1 January 2018) 74 (2016), 1.2 for 100,000 people Syphilis – 495 or 8.1 per 100,000 people
Gonorrhea – 462 or 7.6 per 100,000 people (2016)

The national HIV policy is based on the multisectoral approach and is regulated by the laws of the Kyrgyz Republic and the National HIV Program for 2017-2021.

The National HIV Program was approved by the Kyrgyz Government Decree N 852 dated 30 December 2017. The Decree defines the goal, the tasks and the main areas of the national policy in preventing the spread of the chronic disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus. It also approves the roadmap of the HIV response transition to the national funding.

In accordance with the Kyrgyz Government Decree N 266, dated 11 May 2017, activities of the Country Coordinating Mechanism for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria were integrated in the activities of the Coordinating Council for Public Health at the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to enhance coordination and improve the activities of the ministries, departments, local authorities, civil society associations, and mass media in the context of HIV response.

National legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic is consistent with the international law and ensures the conditions necessary to implement the HIV prevention programmes. National and alternative reports of the country on the implementation of the international human rights and gender equality conventions include analysis of compliance with the national legislation and documenting human rights violations against members of the key populations. The reports contain the cases of violations of the Kyrgyz laws by some officers of the law enforcement agencies, including illegal detention, threats, degrading treatment and violence. Such practices, along with the new legislative initiatives relating to SW and MSM, hinder implementation of the programmes to combat HIV in the key populations.

In December 2017, Kyrgyzstan submitted an application for 2018-2020 grant continuation to the Global Fund. The application includes a significant budget deficit, which will not allow providing the cascade of services for the key populations and expansion of the testing programmes aimed at the early HIV detection.

Another request was submitted to the Global Fund for the matching funding to provide intensive support in implementing the integrated programs to reduce the legal barriers in access to health services. The matching funds request is based on a comprehensive approach to strengthen and expand the country grant and to ensure the reduction in the existing legal barriers.



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