As the number of new HIV infections continue to increase, the virus remains one of the biggest health challenges facing Kenya.

A review of new HIV data paints a picture of a condition that will continue to be a big threat for many in the country. The data also showcases the impact of some of the initiatives that the country has been implementing to respond to the pandemic.

HIV in Kenya

The pace of HIV infections has slowed in Kenya but the number of new infections remains high.

Women exposure to HIV

HIV prevalence among the richest women in Kenya is almost double that of the poorest women.

Men exposure to HIV

Uncircumcised men are more than four times as likely to have HIV as circumcised men.

Facing the challenges

A significant number of Kenyans still have misconceptions about HIV transmission and prevention.

Early sex doubles HIV risk

Internews Data Portal Early sex doubles HIV risk