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Updated February 2007
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HIV/AIDS in Peru
Population, 201330,500,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201276,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201223,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.4
AIDS deaths, 20124,100
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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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.
Journal Articles
High HIV and ulcerative sexually transmitted infection incidence estimates among men who have sex with men in Peru: awaiting for an effective preventive intervention
Sanchez J, Lama JR, Peinado J, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2009 May 1;51 Suppl 1:S47-51.
The National Response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Peru: Accomplishments and Gaps-A Review
Cáceres CF, Mendoza W. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 51:S60-S66, May 2009.
Scaling up HIV Treatment in Peru: Applying Lessons from DOTS-Plus
Sebastian JL, Munoz M, Palacios E, Espiritu B, Mestanza L, Chalco K, Llaro K, Guerra D, Shin S, Bayona J. J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic Ill). 2006 Dec;5(4):137-42. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
National Organizations
Asociación Civil Impacta Salud y Educación
Carries out research on health and behavior, particularly as they relate to sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Proyecto Arco Iris
Asociación de Prevención del VIH / SIDA.
Vía Libre
Una de las organizaciones pioneras en el Perú (fundada en 1990) que viene trabajando en la prevención de las ETS/VIH/SIDA.
Conferences and Events
Vivir 2006
Lima, Peru, March 12-16, 2006. This event will combine the 12th International Conference for People Living with HIV/AIDS and 7th International Conference of Home and Community Care for PLWHA.