HIV & Aids

ELCA Strategy on HIV and AIDS

The ELCA has supported a number of church programs in Africa, and participated in local AIDS partnerships in the USA.

The AIDS deaths are down from 2.3 million in about 2005; to 1.6 million in in 2012 and down to 1.1 million world wide deaths in Dec 2015.

There are 36.7 million people living with HIV; with 17 million people accessing antiretroviral therapy in Dec 2015.