The 15 focus countries are among the world's most severely affected nations. Collectively, they are home to approximately half of the world's 39 million HIV-positive people and to almost 8 million children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. By 2008, In the 15 focus countries the Emergency Plan aims to provide support for:
Within prevention, treatment, and care interventions, Emergency Plan activities aim to rapidly scale up existing successful programs to immediately stem the tide and halt suffering attributable to HIV/AIDS.
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