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Updated July 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Guyana
Population, 2013800,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20127,200
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20123,600
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20121.3
AIDS deaths, 2012<100
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
PEPFAR Country Profile
A summary of the activities of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in selected countries.
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, 333K]
CDC Global AIDS Program Country Profile
An overview of the HIV/AIDS situation in selected countries, description of the Global AIDS Program response, and contacts and links.
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, 187K]
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
Declaration of the Guyana National Faith-and-HIV Conference
Guyana Faith-and-HIV Conference, December 2008. [PDF, 112K]
Rapid Situation Analysis of the Education Sector's Response to HIV & AIDS in the Context of School Health and Nutrition in Guyana
World Bank, Ministry of Education of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, November 2007. [PDF, 660K]
Protecting Children Affected by AIDS in the Caribbean Recommendations for Legal Reform in Guyana
Jacqueline Sealy-Burke, World Bank Global HIV/AIDS Program, July 2006. [PDF, 76K]
Journal Articles
Sexually transmitted infection service use and risk factors for HIV infection among female sex workers in Georgetown, Guyana
Allen CF, Edwards M, Williamson LM, Kitson-Piggott W, Wagner HU, Camara B, Hospedales CJ. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Sep;43(1):96-101.
HIV Counseling, Testing, and Care of Tuberculosis Patients at Chest Clinics --- Guyana, 2005--2006
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MMRW 2006; 55(31):849-851.
National Organizations
Ministry of Health, Guyana
News Sources and Periodicals
Land of Six Peoples: AIDS
A collection of articles on HIV/AIDS in Guyana.