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Argentina
Updated September 2006
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HIV/AIDS in Argentina
Population, 201341,300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201298,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201232,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.4
AIDS deaths, 20123,700
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. In Spanish. [PDF, 351K]
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, 968K]
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.
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
Recomendaciones en Tratamiento Antirretroviral y Profilaxis de las Infecciones Oportunistas y Otras Enfermedades Relacionadas en Pacientes con VIH, 2008
Sociedad Argentina de Infectologia, 2008. [PDF, 1.6MB]
Recomendaciones para la Prevencion de la Transmision Perinatal del VIH
Unidad Coordinadora Ejecutora De VIH/SIDA/ETS, Ministerio de Salud, November 2001. [PDF, 152K]
National Organizations
Governmental
La Dirección de SIDA y ETS
National program to fight against HIV and STIs, Ministry of Health of Argentina.
Nongovernmental
Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP)
Trains scientists to address the global HIV/AIDS and related tuberculosis epidemic through research. A program of the Fogarty International Center and National Institutes of Health.
FUNCEI - Fundación del Centro de Estudios Infectológicos
FUNCEI promotes the systematization of health education among infectious disease specialists. Spanish-language site features links to a model curriculum, regional journals, and other publications.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Adolescentes Contra el SIDA
Información sobre VIH/SIDA para jóvenes.
Asociación por los Derechos de los Usuarios de Salud: Información sobre VIH/SIDA
Una asociación civil sin fines de lucro que trabaja para proteger los derechos de los usuarios y consumidores de servicios de salud.
Fundación Descida
Una entidad de bien público sin fines de lucro que lucha contra VIH/SIDA en cinco áreas: Asistencia Médico-Psicológica, Docencia, Extensión Comunitaria, Departamento de la Mujer y Jurídica.
La Fundación Huespéd
Una organización no gubernamental sin fines de lucro. Su objetivo general es la lucha contra las enfermedades infecciosas, pero desde su creación en 1988 sus esfuerzos se ha dedicado en especial a la lucha contra el SIDA.
LUSIDA
Información sobre los aspectos legales y medicales del VIH.
Pastoral del SIDA
Pastoral Ecuménica y Solidaria con las Personas que Viven con VIH-SIDA.
Programa Municipal de Lucha Contra el SIDA
El programa trabaja para prevenir el VIH/SIDA en la comunidad y proveer apoyo asistencial para los afectados y sus familias.
Un Rincon de Esperanza
Un Proyecto de FUNDAMIND (Fundación Asistencial Materno-Infantil de Ayuda a Niños Carenciados y Discapacitados)