Laos

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

  • 400-600
    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.

  • 798
    PEPFAR PrEP Target in COP 2019

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

Data Updated: July 26, 2019

Drug Registration Status

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

Types of Projects

  • Large-scale implementation initiative — funded/implementer involvement and investment in some or all steps related to comprehensive introduction that may or may not use government clinics as the primary service delivery point – e.g., Kenya’s Jilinde program.

Research, Demonstration and Implementation Projects

Funding

  • PEPFAR

Resources for Laos

  • 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 Laos Ministry of Health.
  • 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.