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El Salvador
Updated September 2006
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HIV/AIDS in El Salvador
Population, 20136,300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201225,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20129,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.6
AIDS deaths, 2012<1,000
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, 791K]
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, 96K]
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, 308K]
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
Diagnóstico de Situación y Respuesta al VIH y Sida en El Salvador: Alances y Desafíos
Programa de USAID para Fortalecer la Respuesta al VIH en Centroamérica. In Spanish. 2008. [PDF, 707K]
La Lucha Contra el Sida en El Salvador
El Salvador Ministry of Public Health and Social Assisance. In Spanish. May 2007. [PDF, 6.4MB]
Reducing HIV/AIDS Vulnerability in Central America : El Salvador: HIV/AIDS Situation and Response to the Epidemic
Bortman M, Saenz LB, Pimenta I, et al, World Bank, December 2006. [PDF, 1MB] Also in Spanish.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Organization provides medicines, treatment, and prevention education to strengthen regional medical infrastructure. Site details AIDS Treatment Access Program in select countries.
USAID Global Health Response Plan
A description of USAID's strategies and activities aimed at lowering HIV prevalence in selected countries.