Testing and prevention

TP4Age restrictions on testing & treatment

TP4 Adoption Status

(out of 194 countries)
  • Adopted (21%)
    41 countries
  • Not adopted (58%)
    112 countries
  • Data not available (21%)
    41 countries
58%21%21%

TP4 Adoption Status and HIV Infections 5 Year Percent Change More info

# of countriesHIV Infections 5 Year Percent ChangeAdoptedNot Adopted
QuestionCan adolescents access HIV testing and treatment without parental consent under national policy?
Possible valuesDefinition of values
AdoptedNational law/policy does not require adolescents (≥12 years) to obtain parental/guardian consent in order to access HIV testing and/or treatment
Not adoptedNational law/policy requires adolescents to obtain parental/guardian consent in order to access HIV testing and/or treatment
Policy recommendationJoint United Nations statement on ending discrimination in health care settings, 2017; UNAIDS, Prevention Gap Report, 2016; UN, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, 2016; WHO, HIV and Adolescents: Guidance for HIV Testing and Counselling and Care for Adolescents Living with HIV, 2013; Global Commission on HIV and the Law, Risks, Rights & Health, 2012.

TP4Age restrictions on testing & treatment

Adoption status by region

Compare regional TP4 adoption status for the most current data

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Global21%58%21%03060Region% of countriesAdoptedNot AdoptedData notavailable

TP4Age restrictions on testing & treatment

Global adoption status over time

View TP4 global adoption status or status by region over the past four years.

2017201820192020050100Current adoption status each year% of countriesGlobalAdoptedNot AdoptedData notavailable

TP4Age restrictions on testing & treatment

Adoption status by country

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