Key MCH and HIV outcomes for All sub-Saharan African Countries and for Ethiopia, South Africa, and Zimbabwea

IndicatorEthiopiaSouth AfricaZimbabweAll sub-Saharan Africab
Yearly change in unintended pregnancies, No.
Live births464,583374,10728,9141,911,731
Unsafe abortions184,97671,16311,512749,343
Yearly change in morbidity and mortality, No.
Women with HIV−1,227−22,866−994−44,450
Infants with HIV9885,56032916,068
Maternal deaths2,75088316712,062
Reallocated DMPA users per method, No.
Male condom26,965357,3134,761823,462
Additional maternal and neonatal health care costs per year, US$35,112,706118,779,3702,185,284249,429,105
  • Abbreviations: DMPA, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate; HR, hazard ratio; IUD, intrauterine device; MCH, maternal child health.

    Note: We are updating the P4O model as new data become available. Thus, results produced may be different from results displayed in this table.

  • a Assumptions: HR for HIV with DMPA=1.4; 75% of injectable users discontinue; 25% reallocate to other methods according to country-specific method mix after excluding permanent methods (sterilization); other parameters set to default.

  • b Included sub-Saharan African countries: Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Sudan, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, eSwatini, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

  • c Other methods include emergency contraception, Lactational Amenorrhea Method, Standard Days Method, and other modern methods.