India

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

  • 600-800
    Estimated Number of Current PrEP Users

    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.

Data Updated: July 26, 2019

Drug Registration Status

  • Gilead's Truvada (TDF/FTC) registration
    Not submitted
  • Generic versions of TDF/FTC for prevention
    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.

Research, Demonstration and Implementation Projects

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.