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Updated November 2006
HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
Health and Development Profiles
Guidelines and Best Practices
Surveys and Assessments
Policy Reports and Papers
Journal Articles
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Comprehensive Indicator Report
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Indicator Database
Focus on Care and Treatment
HIV/AIDS in Mexico
Population, 2013117,600,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012170,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201238,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.2
AIDS deaths, 2012nd
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, 451K]
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
Guía de Manejo Antirretroviral de las Personas con VIH: Cuarta Edición 2008
Centro Nacional para la Prevención y Control del VIH/SIDA, Secretaría de Salud, México, 2008. [Zip File, 639K]
Guía sobre la Prevención de VIH para personal que vive en centros penitenciarios
Centro Nacional para la Prevención y Control del VIH/SIDA, Secretaría de Salud, México, 2008. [Zip File]
Surveys and Assessments
25 años de SIDA en México. Logros, Desaciertos y Retos, 2008
Centro Nacional para la Prevención y el Control del VIH/SIDA, 2008. [Zip File, a.3MB]
Policy Reports and Papers
Targeting Criteria in National ARV Programs: Mexico, Senegal, and Uganda
Catherine Chanfreau, Sara Bennett, Abt Associates. Presented at the XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2004. [PowerPoint, 832K]
Programming for HIV Prevention in Mexican Schools
Horizons/Population Council, December 2003. [PDF, 81K]
Análisis de los Costos de Atencion del VIH/SIDA en México
Partners for Health Reform (PHR) Plus, October 2003. [PDF, 363K]
Journal Articles
Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection among female sex workers in 2 Mexico-U.S. border cities
Patterson TL, Semple SJ, Staines H, Lozada R, Orozovich P, Bucardo J, Philbin MM, Pu M, Fraga M, Amaro H, Torre AD, Martinez G, Magis-Rodríguez C, Strathdee SA. J Infect Dis. 2008 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Albergues de México
Una institución que brinda apoyo emocional, espiritual y médico a personas que conviven con el VIH/Sida y Cáncer, con sus familiares y amigos.
Amigos Contra el SIDA en Internet
Documentos y estadísticas sobre el SIDA. En epañol y inglés.
El Centro de Atención Profesional a Personas con SIDA. Una organización no gubernamental con la finalidad de apoyar a quienes viven con VIH/SIDA, así como a sus familiares, amigos y/o parejas.
Letra S
Sitio con temas sobre el VIH/SIDA, la sexualidad y la salud.
National Institute of Public Health (INSP)
Created by the Ministry of Health. The institute works to improve public health through research, programs and teaching. It also provides consultation tools for national and international investigators.