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Nicaragua
Updated September 2006
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HIV/AIDS in Nicaragua
Population, 20136,000,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20129,600
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20122,900
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.3
AIDS deaths, 2012<200
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, 315K]
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, 906K]
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, 93K]
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, 248K]
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
HIV/AIDS Policy in Nicaragua: A Civil Society Perspective.
Open Society Institute. January 2008. [PDF, 335K]
Reducing HIV/AIDS Vulnerability in Central America : Nicaragua: HIV/AIDS Situation and Response to the Epidemic
Bortman M, Saenz LB, Pimenta I, et al, World Bank, December 2006. [PDF, 830K] Also in Spanish.
Surveys and Assessments
Facts About Adolescents From the Demographic and Health Survey: Statistical Tables for Program Planning--Nicaragua 1998
Population Council, 2002. [PDF, 424K]
International Organizations
USAID Global Health Response Plan
A description of USAID's strategies and activities aimed at lowering HIV prevalence in selected countries.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Atención al VIH SIDA
Ministerio de salud, Gobierno de Reconciliación y Unidad Nacional, Nicaragua.
OPS/OMS - Representación en Nicaragua
Un proyecto de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud y la Organización Mundial de la Salud. Contiene información y documentos técnicos sobre la epidemia en Nicaragua.