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Japan
Updated March 2007
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HIV/AIDS in Japan
Population, 2013127,300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2012nd
AIDS deaths, 2012nd
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, 175K]
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, 614K]
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.
Policy Reports and Papers
Japan's Response to the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Japan Center for International Exchange, April 2004. [PDF, 498K] Report on the current state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Japan and responses of the Japanese government and nongovernmental entities, including NGOs, mass media, and corporations.
News Stories
New HIV/AIDS Cases in Japan Reach Record High in 2006, Government Report Says
Kaisernetwork.org, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. February 2007.
AIDS in Asia: Japan Only Now Confronting Rising HIV Rate
Suvendrini Kakuchi, San Francisco Chronicle, March 17, 2003.
National Organizations
Governmental
Ministry of Health, Japan
National Institute of Health, Japan
Nongovernmental
Japanese Foundation for AIDS Prevention
Web site providing community-based information on HIV prevention, testing, and treatment. In English and Japanese.