Bomet County has mounted an exceptional response with support of its partners and the National Government in combating communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS. We have been able to consistently record decreasing HIV prevalence rates in Bomet County culminating in the current lowest of 1.9% (Kenya HIV estimates 2018) compared to the National target of 4.8%. A review of the most recent data underscores the department’s continued commitment to the reduction of the disease burden.

This latest statistic is a sharp decline from the county’s HIV prevalence of 2.7% (Kenya HIV estimates 2015) when the National target was pegged at 5.9%.