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It is currently conducting research into the uptake and impact of Pr EP, specifically with young women and girls in high-incidence areas.39 The Kenyan government has only actively promoted the use of condoms since 2001, but distribution has substantially increased year on year.
In 2014, 53% of women had tested for HIV in the past 12 months and received their results, compared to 45% of men.31 To address this, there has been a concerted effort to increase testing rates among Kenyan men, with community-based testing programmes proving particularly successful.32 Like HTC coverage among the general population, testing rates among pregnant women have risen substantially.
The 2014 Kenyan Demographic Health Survey (KDHS) found that only 54% of young women could correctly identify ways of preventing sexual transmission of HIV and rejecting misconceptions about HIV transmission, compared to 64% of young men.27 More than half (53%) of the 1.6 million people living with HIV in Kenya are unaware of their HIV status.
There are an estimated 260,000 couples in HIV sero-discordant couples (when one partner is HIV negative and one is positive).
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Kenya has the joint fourth-largest HIV epidemic in the world (alongside Mozambique and Uganda) in terms of the number of people living with HIV, which was 1.6 million people in 2016.For example, the 2015 Nairobi study (mentioned above) found 86.9% reported using a condom with their last client and almost two-thirds (62.6%) always using a condom with clients.