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Updated September 2006
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HIV/AIDS in Uruguay
Population, 20133,400,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201213,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20122,700
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.7
AIDS deaths, 2012nd
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, 331K]
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, 612K]
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
Recomendaciones de uso de Antirretrovirales en pacientes infectados por el VIH
M. Mansilla, A. Braselli. Clínica de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Facultad de Medicina, Uruguay, April 1999.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Un sitio de apoyo a la formación de enfermedades infecciosas, para profesionales de la salud. Incluye casos y tratamientos de VIH.
Ministry of Public Health
Spanish-language site features a brief history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Uruguay, epidemiological information from 2002 for Latin American countries, and the government's 1992 prevention program.