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Costa Rica
Updated September 2006
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HIV/AIDS in Costa Rica
Population, 20134,700,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20129,800
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20124,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.3
AIDS deaths, 2012<500
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
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, 189K]
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.
Policy Reports and Papers
Reducing HIV/AIDS Vulnerability in Central America : Costa Rica: HIV/AIDS Situation and Response to the Epidemic
Bortman M, Saenz LB, Pimenta I, et al, World Bank, December 2006. [PDF, 750K] Also in Spanish.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Agua Buena Asociación de Derechos Humanos
Una organización que apoya los derechos de gente con VIH/SIDA en América Central.