India

A snapshot of PrEP scale-up, registration and resources for India.

  • 1,500-2,000
    Estimated Cumulative Number of People Initiating PrEP

    Aggregates numbers reported from demonstration projects, PEPFAR dashboard and program/country reports where available. This is presented as a range due to difficulty in tracking precise numbers and possible double reporting.

  • 950
    PEPFAR PrEP Target in COP 2022

    Targets are set by PEPFAR country teams on an annual basis. Targets do not indicate funding is available for PrEP.

Data Updated: April 11, 2022

Drug Registration Status

  • Gilead's Truvada (TDF/FTC) registration
    Approved
  • Generic versions of TDF/FTC for prevention
    Approved
  • Viiv’s Apretude (CAB for PrEP) Registration
    Not approved
  • IPM’s Dapivirine Ring Registration
    Not approved

Types of Delivery Projects

  • Demonstration projects, which road-test the use of new options in real-world settings—not in a trial site. They have a formal evaluation component that is designed to address specific elements of introduction such as infrastructure needs and ways individuals can integrate it into daily activities.

Funding

  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Resources for India

  • India HIV/AIDS Alliance – an India based non-profit working to increase awareness and access to PrEP in transgender and hijra communities in six states across India.
  • A Framework for Scaling Up PrEP can help implementers, government and advocates begin planning for and implementing PrEP programs.
  • APCOM is a coalition governments, United Nations agencies, non-profit organisations and community based organisations from Asia and the Pacific, working together to address HIV issues that affect the lives of men who have sex with men and transgender people. Click here to access PrEPMAP, their new guide to accessing PrEP in the region.
  • Click here for the latest information from the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.