Troubling statistics and trends here at home
of Canadians living with HIV are unaware of their status.
Canada endorsed the UNAIDS 90-90-90 Targets for 2020 in 2015. 1
90% of people living with HIV know their status
90% of those who know their status are on HIV treatment
90% of those on treatment achieved viral suppression
New HIV Diagnoses in Canada²
51% of new diagnoses in Canada are in gay men.
27% of new diagnoses in Canada are in youth under 29.
20% of new diagnoses occur within Canada’s Indigenous communities
16% of new diagnoses in Canada are in injection drug users.
CANFAR is committed to funding high-calibre Canadian research that accurately represents and reflects the needs of people living with, or vulnerable to, contracting HIV.
1 Public Health Agency of Canada. (Jul. 2018). Summary: Estimates of HIV incidence, prevalence and Canada's progress on meeting the 90-90-90 HIV targets, 2016. Government of Canada, Ottawa: ON. Retrieved from: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/summary-estimates-hiv-incidence-prevalence-canadas-progress-90-90-90.html
2 Public Health Agency of Canada. (Dec. 2016). Government of Canada announces progress and new investments to eliminate HIV/AIDS as a public health threat. Government of Canada, Ottawa: ON. Retrieved from: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/news/2016/12/government-canada-announces-progress-new-investments-eliminate-aids-public-health-threat.html