Japan

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

  • 100-300
    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.

Data Updated: April 11, 2022

Drug Registration Status

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

Types of Projects

  • Demonstration projects

Resources for Japan

  • A Framework for Scaling Up PrEP can help implementers, government and advocates begin planning for and implementing PrEP programs.
  • Click here for the latest information from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare.
  • 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.
  • HIVKensa for testing and counseling.