Who we are and What we do

Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and ending the HIV epidemic by making Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) a reality for all people living with HIV. U=U means that a person living with HIV who is on treatment and has an undetectable viral load cannot sexually transmit HIV.

 

PAC launched U=U in 2016 by mobilizing global scientists and health leaders to confirm the science of U=U and ignited a worldwide movement of partners to share the message and advocate for universal access. Together, we are changing the narrative for people living with HIV and accelerating an end to the epidemic.

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Who we are and What we do

Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and ending the HIV epidemic by making Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) a reality for all people living with HIV. U=U means that a person living with HIV who is on treatment and has an undetectable viral load cannot sexually transmit HIV.

 

PAC launched U=U in 2016 by mobilizing global scientists and health leaders to confirm the science of U=U and ignited a worldwide movement of partners to share the message and advocate for universal access. Together, we are changing the narrative for people living with HIV and accelerating an end to the epidemic.

Donate

Who we are and What we do

Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and ending the HIV epidemic by making Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) a reality for all people living with HIV. U=U means that a person living with HIV who is on treatment and has an undetectable viral load cannot sexually transmit HIV.

 

PAC launched U=U in 2016 by mobilizing global scientists and health leaders to confirm the science of U=U and ignited a worldwide movement of partners to share the message and advocate for universal access. Together, we are changing the narrative for people living with HIV and accelerating an end to the epidemic.

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From A Grassroots Movement To A Global Mandate

PAC pioneered U=U as a grassroots campaign in 2016, and has since transformed the movement into a global mandate. U=U has been endorsed and required by the world’s leading scientific and health institutions including:

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From A Grassroots Movement To A Global Mandate

PAC pioneered U=U as a grassroots campaign in 2016, and has since transformed the movement into a global mandate. U=U has been endorsed and required by the world’s leading scientific and health institutions including:

Flagship Document

our work

our work

Prevention Access Campaign’s collaborative advocacy, education, communications and movement building work has resulted in historic global changes to the official risk assessments of HIV sexual transmission. We are changing the narrative about living and loving with HIV and paving the pathway to end the epidemic.

resources

resources

PAC is the leading resource for up-to-date information on U=U. Please explore our searchable database that provides downloadable tools, articles, materials, U=U campaigns, graphics, and videos.

our work

our work

Prevention Access Campaign’s collaborative advocacy, education, communications and movement building work has resulted in historic global changes to the official risk assessments of HIV sexual transmission. We are changing the narrative about living and loving with HIV and paving the pathway to end the epidemic.

resources

resources

PAC is the leading resource for up-to-date information on U=U. Please explore our searchable database that provides downloadable tools, articles, materials, U=U campaigns, graphics, and videos.

STRATEGIC PILLARS

PAC’s collaborative advocacy, education, communications and movement building work has resulted in historic global changes to the offical risk assessments of HIV transmission. We are changing the narrative about living and loving with HIV and paving the pathway to end the epidemic.

communicate

PAC is the leading source for developing and delivering up-to-date, credible, and relevant information on U=U implementation and scale-up.

educate

PAC offers training and technical support to civil society organizations, health ministries, private industry, and other stakeholders.

advocate

PAC plays a vital role in influencing policies and programs of key global, regional, and national partners to increase access and remove barriers to HIV treatment, care, and services using innovative approaches.

build

PAC leads, builds, and strengthens the global, community-led U=U campaign. Today, U=U is a thriving and growing community-led movement of HIV advocates, activists, researchers, and over 1,100 community partners from 105 countries.

strategic pillars

Global Health & Community Voices

Fauci

U=U is an overwhelming win-win. It’s a double-barrel shot of controlling HIV and AIDS. We will have in society a productive group that has started draining society in the sense of healthcare cost. They will be actually put into society, and at the same time, those individuals having an undetectable viral load, it is one of the most powerful ways to prevent the transmission of infection and keep other people from winding up living with HIV.

-Dr. Anthony Fauci,
M.D., former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Doug Guatemala

U=U is important, because we can give people hope. When they come to the clinic, they aren’t afraid as much because they know if they take treatment, they can live like anyone else because they know if they tale treatment, they can live like anyone else.

-Doug, Guatemala

Jasmin B

U=U to me means another chance at life. It’s freeing and it’s awareness. Being undetectable has given me a newfound appreciation and meaning to care about my health.

-Jasmine B, USA

Laura Ferguson

U=U is absolutely a win-win. There is no loss for that, right? If we can make it universally accessible, if we can take away the barriers that certain populations face to accessing those services, then it’s wonderful. It means that people living with HIV have a much improved quality of life, much less stress when it comes to thoughts of having sex with people, and people who aren’t infected by being in a relationship with somebody, knowing that it’s not an issue anymore. We have got to put the structures in place now. To me, the HIV response now has to move outside the clinic. There is a whole economic aspect to it as well, not just for a single country but globally…

-Laura Ferguson,
Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine

Kagan

The U=U message is important to me because it is a scientific fact, and this fact should be shouted through the crowds. And also l believe that spreading this message to every society, every person in the world will give us strength to fight the epidemic.

-Kagan, Turkey

Kate Thomson

The power of U=U should not be underestimated. It’s far more than a public health intervention. It’s about tackling deep-rooted HIV-related misconceptions, stigma, and discrimination. And it’s about championing bodily autonomy and the leadership of people living with HIV in prevention efforts.

-Kate Thomson,
Head of Community, Rights, and Gender Department, The Global Fund

Nguyen Thi Lien Huong

U=U is an evidence-based message that needs to be further disseminated so that everyone understands the benefits of ARV treatment and U=U. It reduces stigma and discrimination related to HIV. It is also a solution to achieve the goal of “Ending AIDS by 2030.”

-Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Thi Lien Huong,
Deputy Minister of Health of Vietnam

Approximately 10 million out of 38.4 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) are not accessing the treatment and care needed to achieve viral suppression and become undetectable.

Approximately 10 million out of 38.4 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) are not accessing the treatment and care needed to achieve viral suppression and become undetectable.

Approximately 10 million out of 38.4 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) are not accessing the treatment and care needed to achieve viral suppression and become undetectable.

According to data available in 2021

39

Million

people globally are living with HIV.

1.5

Million

out of this total are children.

53%

of people

living with HIV are women and girls.

Aids is

the #1 cause
of death

among women and young people in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the 2nd leading cause of death among young people worldwide.

Over

100

Countries have committed to scaling up U=U efforts.

According to the 95-95-95 targets:

86%

of people

living with HIV (PLHIV) knew their HIV status.

76%

of people

diagnosed with HIV were accessing treatment.

71%

of people

receiving treatment achieved viral suppression.

View Sources

“AIDS remains the second leading cause of death among adolescents worldwide”:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8863353/ or https://www.eltonjohnaidsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/EJAF-Rocket-Fund-YP-Brochure_Final.pdf

Source for 2022 data on the number of people living with HIV worldwide, number of children and percentage for women and girls living: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet

95-95-95 targets: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet

10-10-10 targets: https://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/2025-AIDS-Targets_en.pdf

According to data available in 2021

39

Million

people globally are living with HIV.

1.5

Million

out of this total are children.

53%

of people

living with HIV are women and girls.

According to the 95-95-95 targets:

86%

of people

living with HIV (PLHIV) knew their HIV status.

76%

of people

diagnosed with HIV were accessing treatment.

71%

of people

receiving treatment achieved viral suppression.

View Sources
“AIDS remains the second leading cause of death among adolescents worldwide”:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8863353/ or https://www.eltonjohnaidsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/EJAF-Rocket-Fund-YP-Brochure_Final.pdf

Source for 2022 data on the number of people living with HIV worldwide, number of children and percentage for women and girls living: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet

The data on the right side, where it is written: According to 95-95-95 targets: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet

10-10-10 targets: https://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/2025-AIDS-Targets_en.pdf

According to data available in 2021

39

Million

people globally are living with HIV.

1.5

Million

out of this total are children.

53%

of people

living with HIV are women and girls.

According to the 95-95-95 targets:

86%

of people

living with HIV (PLHIV) knew their HIV status.

76%

of people

diagnosed with HIV were accessing treatment.

71%

of people

receiving treatment achieved viral suppression.

View Sources
“AIDS remains the second leading cause of death among adolescents worldwide”:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8863353/ or https://www.eltonjohnaidsfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/EJAF-Rocket-Fund-YP-Brochure_Final.pdf

Source for 2022 data on the number of people living with HIV worldwide, number of children and percentage for women and girls living: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet

The data on the right side, where it is written: According to 95-95-95 targets: https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/fact-sheet

10-10-10 targets: https://www.unaids.org/sites/default/files/2025-AIDS-Targets_en.pdf

PAC’s Instagram

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🇨🇲 Congratulations to Yaoundé Cameroon Ministry of Health  @iapacorg and many global and community partners for the I egale I (I=I) #UequalsU celebration march and event!

Access to I=I information, treatment and care is essential to reduce stigma, improve quality of life and end the epidemic! Let’s all say Merci Merci Merci I égale I Yaoundé! 🌍
Prevention Access Campaign is thrilled to announce @micheal.igh new role as interim Co-Executive Director, sharing leadership with Founding Executive Director @brichman.

Innovation in leadership and collaboration is essential as we challenge outdated beliefs and power structures in global health. Please join us in welcoming Micheal and congratulating the dynamic duo on this exciting evolution in the U=U movement! #UequalsU #WinWinAgenda #SayZero
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