• Malaysia is ranked seventh highest in adult prevalence of HIV in Asia, with approximately 87,000 people living with HIV and 7,800 new HIV cases in 2018.
  • The HIV epidemic is concentrated, with national prevalence being highest among people who inject drugs (13.5%), MSM (21.6%), sex workers (6.3%), and transgender people (10.9%).
  • In 2018, an estimated 43.3% of men who have sex with men in Kuala Lumpur are infected with HIV.
  • The total domestic HIV/AIDS spending from domestic public and international sources amounted to about 221 M Malaysian Ringgit, with domestic spending accounting for more than 99% of pooled resources.
  • Of this, only 10% of this AIDS spending goes to key populations prevention programming.


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