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Goal leaders

Dr. John Nkengasong

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy (DOS)

Dr. Atul Gawande

Assistant Administrator

Bureau for Global Health (USAID)

To achieve

In countries supported by The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief’s (PEPFAR), the U.S. Department of State and USAID aim to achieve and sustain control of the HIV epidemic and end HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

  • By September 30, 2025, State and USAID will help supported countries attain the 2025 Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS ( UNAIDS ) 95-95-95 targets* and 86 percent population viral load suppression (PopVLS).
  • By September 30, 2025, PEPFAR will 1) ensure that the four** PEPFAR-supported countries that have already achieved 86 percent PopVLS sustain that progress, and 2)support eleven*** additional countries to achieve 86 percent PopVLS to reach the 2025 UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets.

*The UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets are defined as 95 percent of people living with HIV knowing their status, 95 percent of those who know their status receiving treatment, and 95 percent of those on treatment being virally suppressed.

**Countries at 86 percent PopVLS include Botswana, Eswatini, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe.

***Countries that are targeting 86 percent PopVLS by September 30, 2025 include Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Vietnam, and Zambia.

Joint goal with Department of State

Progress Updates