New Zealand

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

  • 2,500-3,000
    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.

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.
  • National level — PrEP availability in government clinics.

Policy Framework

Funding

  • Auckland District Health Board
  • PHARMAC, New Zealand’s Pharmaceutical Management Agency

Resources for New Zealand

  • A Framework for Scaling Up PrEP can help implementers, government and advocates begin planning for and implementing PrEP programs.
  • Ending HIV – An informational website developed by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, providing at-risk New Zealanders with PrEP facts, news, and information on where to access PrEP locally.
  • Click here for the latest information from the New Zealand Ministry of Health.
  • Purchase-PrEP.com – A multi-national collaboration that provides access options by mail order to PrEP medicines to people in a number of countries.
  • 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.