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Updated August 2009
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Surveys and Assessments
Policy Reports and Papers
Journal Articles
Program Management Materials
Provider Education and Training
Clinician Support Tools
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HIV/AIDS in Ukraine
Population, 201345,500,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012230,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201295,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.9
AIDS deaths, 201218,000
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, 1.8MB]
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, 1.1 MB]
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.
USAID HIV/AIDS Country Profile
A description of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in selected countries, the national response, and USAID programs and support. [PDF, 149K]
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, 318K]
Health and Development Profiles
CIA World Factbook
Extensive data over a range of fields, including geography, population, government, the economy, the military, and communications.
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
National Clinical Protocol of HAART in Adults and Adolescents
Ministry of Health Ukraine, American International Health Alliance (AIHA), 2004. [PDF, 453K] In Russian.
National Clinical Protocol of HAART in Children
Ministry of Health Ukraine, American International Health Alliance (AIHA), 2004. [PDF, 241K] In Russian.
National Clinical Protocol on Treatment of Opportunistic Infections for People Living with HIV/AIDS
Ministry of Health Ukraine, American International Health Alliance (AIHA), 2004. [PDF, 338K] In Russian.
Surveys and Assessments
Ukraine Demographic and Health Survey 2007
Ukrainian Center for Social Reforms, Ministry of Health Ukraine, Macro International Inc., September 2008. [PDF, 5.4MB] See also HIV fact sheet.
Policy Reports and Papers
Problems of the Sex Business in the Context of Public Health
Yuri Sarankov, AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW), Ukraine, 2009. [PDF, 1.37MB] In Russian.
UNAIDS Second Independent Evaluation 2002-2008: Country Visit to Ukraine
Nel Druce, Nadia Gittins and Liliya Skotarenko, UNAIDS, 2009. [PDF, 243K]
Vulnerability Assessment of People Living With HIV (PLHIV) in Ukraine
Kiev International Institute of Sociology, Eastern Europe and the CIS project, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), April 2008. [PDF, 1.07MB]
Substitution Maintenance Therapy in Ukraine: Can the Community Respond Effectively to the Challenges of HIV/AIDS?
American International Health Alliance (AIHA), 2008. [PDF, 3.70MB]
Stigmatization and Discrimination of HIV-Positive People by Providers of General Medical Services in Ukraine
Constella Futures, USAID Bureau of Global Health, November 2007. [PDF, 150K]
The HIV/AIDS Epidemic among Women and Children in Ukraine: Situational Analysis and Recommendations for the Government
V. Lyubarevich, L. Amjadeen, Y. Danko. Institute of Sociology at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS (TPAA), July 2006. [PDF, 2.19MB]
Socioeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Ukraine
International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine, May 2006. [PDF, 2.3MB]
Strengthening Ukraine's Response to HIV/AIDS. Eliminating Gaps Between Legislation and Implementation
Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS, April 2005. [PDF, 143K] Also in Ukrainian.
Fighting AIDS: HIV/STI Prevention and Care Activities in a Military and Peacekeeping Setting in Ukraine
UNAIDS, March 2004. [PDF, 329KB]
Journal Articles
HIV/AIDS epidemic in Eastern Europe: recent developments in the Russian Federation and Ukraine among women
Burruano L, Kruglov Y. Gend Med. 2009 Apr;6(1):277-89.
Progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection in Ukraine: results from a birth cohort study
Thorne C, Semenenko I, Pilipenko T, et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Apr 7;9:40.
Program Management Materials
Monitoring and Evaluation of Programs and Projects: Handbook
American International Health Alliance (AIHA), 2008. [PDF, 1.89MB] In Russian.
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.
Provider Education and Training
Interpersonal Communication and Counseling for Clients on Tuberculosis and HIV and AIDS
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, September 2009.
Clinician Support Tools
Treatment of TB/HIV: Recommendations on ART Therapy
American International Health Alliance (AIHA), April 2008. [PDF, 662K] In Russian.
Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV A Practical Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections
N. Nizova, S. Posokhova. American International Health Alliance (AIHA), February 2005. [PDF, 2.97MB]
National Organizations
Ministry of Health, Ukraine
AIDS Foundation East-West
Aims to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS in the Newly Independent States of the former Soviet Union. Site provides up-to-date HIV/AIDS information in Russian and English for an audience of health professionals, policy makers, officials, and non-governmental organizations.
All-Ukrainian Network of People Living With HIV
Works to provide support and care for people living with HIV and strengthen the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine. In Ukrainian and English.
Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC)
GBC's mission is to effect policy outcomes and undertake related initiatives that will enable Russia, Ukraine, and neighboring countries to be more effective in the global fight against AIDS. In English and Russian.
Ukrainian Harm Reduction Association
Site contains information about HIV/AIDS and STIs among drug users and strategies for harm reduction. In Ukrainian and English.
Ukrainian Network of Drug and AIDS Services in Prison
Works to prevent HIV/AIDS among drug users in prisons. Site in English and Russian.
International Organizations
The International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine
The Alliance works in Ukraine to reduce HIV infection in the population groups most vulnerable to HIV, develop community support for HIV-positive people and those close to them, and identify, share, and replicate best practices in the public response to the epidemic.
USAID Global Health Response Plan
A description of USAID's strategies and activities aimed at lowering HIV prevalence in selected countries.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Living with HIV in Eastern Europe and the CIS
Offers country reports and information for people living with HIV in the Eastern European region, specifically the countries of Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Georgia.