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Bahamas
Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Bahamas
Population, 2013300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20127,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20123,500
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20123.3
AIDS deaths, 2012<500
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.
UNGASS 2008 Country Progress Report
Reports progress made in implementing the UN Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. The report includes summary indicator data through the end of 2007. [PDF, 482K]
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, 584K]
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.
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
Effects through 24 months of an HIV/AIDS prevention intervention program based on protection motivation theory among preadolescents in the Bahamas
Gong J, Stanton B, Lunn S, et al. Pediatrics. 2009 May;123(5):e917-28.
A multidisciplinary approach to scaling up HIV/AIDS treatment and care: the experience of the Bahamas
Fitzgerald J, Dahl-Regis M , Gomez P, Del Riego A. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2005;17(1):66-72.
National Organizations
Governmental
Ministry of Health
Government of the Bahamas
International Organizations
Caribbean HIV/AIDS Training Network Bahamas
Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP)
Established in 2001, the partnership aims to scale up the response to HIV/AIDS in the region.