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Updated August 2009
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Journal Articles
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HIV/AIDS in Barbados
Population, 2013300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20121,500
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012<500
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.9
AIDS deaths, 2012<100
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
UNAIDS Country Profile
A brief summary of national socioeconomic conditions in the context of the HIV epidemic, and information (where available) on UNAIDS' country-level activities.
UNAIDS 2008 Country Progress Reports
Reports progress made in implementing the UN Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. The report includes summary indicator data through the end of 2008. [PDF, 1.2MB]
UNAIDS/WHO Epidemiological Fact Sheet
Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, and discussion of knowledge and behaviors related to HIV transmission. 2008. [PDF, 590K]
Health and Development Profiles
CIA World Factbook
Extensive data over a range of fields, including geography, population, government, the economy, the military, and communications.
Pan American Health Organization Country Health Profile
Contains indicators from PAHO's Core Health Data System, and a summary of the national health situation and trends. Also in Spanish.
Population Reference Bureau Country Profile
Key demographic, health, and development indicators, selected reports and articles, and links.
UNICEF Country Tables
Statistics in the areas of population, mortality, general and reproductive health, and education.
WHO Country Profile
Links to tables containing general health indicators, country profiles on specific diseases, and selected health-related documents. Also in Spanish and French.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Caribbean Guidelines for the Care and Treatment of Persons with HIV Infection
Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training Initiative, CAREC, July 2006.
Journal Articles
Follow-up of HIV-infected women diagnosed by antenatal screening in Barbados from 1996-2004
Kumar A, Kilaru KR, Kumari G, Forde S, Waterman I. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2008 Sep;22(9):715-21.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
HIV Surveillance in Barbados
Dr. Anton Best, HIV/AIDS Program, Ministry of Health Barbados, March 2009. [PPT, 2.2MB]
National Organizations
Ministry of Health HIV/ AIDS Information Portal
This site lists organizations addressing HIV in Barbados and provides prevention messages, news and events. Government of Barbados.
Barbados Family Planning Association
Organization provides sexual and reproductive health information, clinical services, education, training and conducts research.
International Organizations
CHART Network Barbados
Local training opportunities from the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training Network.
Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP)
Established in 2001, the partnership aims to scale up the response to HIV/AIDS in the region.