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Updated July 2009
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Surveys and Assessments
Policy Reports and Papers
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Provider Education and Training
Clinician Support Tools
Patient and Community Education
National Organizations
International Organizations
News Sources and Periodicals
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HIV/AIDS in Haiti
Population, 201310,400,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012150,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201278,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 201212,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20122.1
AIDS deaths, 20127,500
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
PEPFAR Country Profile
A summary of the activities of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in selected countries.
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. In French. [PDF, 358K]
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, 870K]
Global Fund Country Programs
Discussion of the national epidemic and description of HIV/AIDS projects supported by the Global Fund, including funding details, planned activities, and expected results.
CDC Global AIDS Program Country Profile
An overview of the HIV/AIDS situation in selected countries, description of the Global AIDS Program response, contacts, and links.
Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS in 2006 from MEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Macro International, Inc. 2007. [PDF, 436K]. Also available in French.
WHO HIV/AIDS Treatment Scale-Up Summary Country Profile
A summary of current antiretroviral therapy coverage and resource requirements for scaling up treatment in countries receiving support under the WHO's "3 by 5" treatment initiative. 2005. [PDF, 108K]
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.
Surveys and Assessments
Concurrent Sexual Partnerships and HIV Infection: Evidence from National Population-Based Surveys
Mishra V and Bignami-Van Assche S. Demographic and Health Surveys, UNAIDS, March 2009. [PDF, 576K]
Policy Reports and Papers
A Case Study from Haiti: Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing, An Entry Point for Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Services
WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, IPPF, July 2008. [PDF, 563K]
HIV/AIDS in Haiti: Key Findings of the Mortality, Morbidity, and Utilization of Services Survey EMMUS-IV 2005-2006
Macro International Inc. April 2008.
Antiretroviral Drugs for All? Obstacles to Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment - Lessons from Ethiopia, Haiti, India, Nepal and Zambia
The Panos Global AIDS Programme, May 2006. [PDF, 403K]
Access to Antiretroviral Treatment and Care: The Experience of the HIV Equity Initiative, Cange, Haiti--Case Study
Joia Mukherjee, Margaly Colas, Paul Farmer, Fernet Léandre, Wesler Lambert, Maxi Raymonville, Serena Koenig, David Walton, Margaly Colas, Patrice Névil, Nirlande Louissant, Cynthia Orélus. WHO, September 2003. [PDF, 185K] Also in French. [PDF, 148K]
Politique Operationnelle en Matiere de Prevention de la Transmission Mere-Enfant du VIH/SIDA
Ministry of Health, Haiti, June 2003. [Word, 124K]
Journal Articles
Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-Poor Settings: Decreasing Barriers to Access and Promoting Adherence
Mukherjee JS, Ivers L, Leandre F, Farmer P, Behforouz H. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Dec 1;43 Suppl 1:S123-6. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Impact of DOTS expansion on tuberculosis related outcomes and costs in Haiti
Jacquet V, Morose W, Schwartzman K, Oxlade O, Barr G, Grimard F, Menzies D. BMC Public Health. 2006 Aug 15;6:209.
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis at an HIV testing center in Haiti
Joseph P, Severe P, Ferdinand S, Goh KS, Sola C, Haas DW, Johnson WD, Rastogi N, Pape JW, Fitzgerald DW. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis at an HIV testing center in Haiti. AIDS. 2006 Feb 14;20(3):415-8.
Antiretroviral therapy in a thousand patients with AIDS in Haiti
Severe P, Leger P, Charles M, Noel F, Bonhomme G, Bois G, George E, Kenel-Pierre S, Wright PF, Gulick R, Johnson WD Jr, Pape JW, Fitzgerald DW. N Engl J Med. 2005 Dec 1;353(22):2325-34.
An information system and medical record to support HIV treatment in rural Haiti
Fraser HS, Jazayeri D, Nevil P, Karacaoglu Y, Farmer PE, Lyon E, Fawzi MK, Leandre F, Choi SS, Mukherjee JS. BMJ. 2004 Nov 13;329(7475):1142-6.
Community-based approaches to HIV treatment in resource-poor settings
Farmer P, Leandre F, Mukherjee JS, Claude M, Nevil P, Smith-Fawzi MC, Koenig SP, Castro A, Becerra MC, Sachs J, Attaran A, Kim JY.Lancet. 2001 Aug 4;358(9279):404-9.
Provider Education and Training
Clinician Support Tools
Communicating with the Patient During Urgent Care in Haitian Creole: A First-Response Medical Communication Tool
Harvard Medical School, December 1999. [PDF, 379K]
Patient and Community Education
Accompagnateur Curriculum
Partners in Health, 2007.
National Organizations
Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population
Ministry of Health, Republic of Haiti. (French)
The Haitian Study Group on Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (GHESKIO)
Organization conducts studies on HIV/AIDS epidemiology and transmission in Hati. Promotes the integration of the private, public, international, and humanitarian sectors. Also in French.
International Organizations
Partners In Health / Zanmi Lasante
International non-profit with long term HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs in rural Haiti.
Provides training and technical assistance to businesses, unions, and nongovernmental organizations on establishing workplace HIV/AIDS prevention programs and policies. A project of the Academy for Educational Development and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Haiti Innovation
Choice, Partnership, Community. A blog about HIV in Haiti run by former Peace Corps volunteers.
News Sources and Periodicals
Metropole Haiti
General news website in Haiti (French).