Where We Are Today

In 2019, 690,000 people died of AIDS-related illnesses.

Since 1990, DIFFA Chicago has granted over $5 million dollars to HIV/AIDS foundations in the Chicagoland area.

We support Getting to Zero – A Framework to Eliminate HIV in Illinois by 2030.

What does Getting to Zero mean? 

It refers to both HIV prevention and care goals:

Zero new HIV infections.

Zero people living with HIV who are not receiving treatment.

How do we get to Zero?

Expand HIV Viral suppression by 20 percentage points.

Increase PrEP usage by 20 percentage points.

Secure and improve access to Affordable Care Act benefits.

Where We Are (2019)

90-90-90 HIV treatment for all!

The first 90%

In 2019, of the estimated 38 million people living with HIV, four out of five people living with HIV (81%) knew their status.

The second 90%

Among people who knew their status, four out of five (82%) were accessing treatment.

The third 90%

And among people accessing treatment, more than four out of five (88%) were virally suppressed.

Treatment Targets

90-90-90 HIV treatment targets:

30 million people on treatment by 2020.

90% of people living with HIV know their status.

90% of people who know their status are on anti-retroviral therapy.

90% of people on antiretroviral therapy achieve viral suppression.