University of California, San Francisco Logo

University of California, San Francisco | About UCSF | Search UCSF | UCSF Medical Center

Home > Countries & Regions > Middle East & North Africa > Egypt
Egypt
Updated April 2007
HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
Health and Development Profiles
Guidelines and Best Practices
Provider Education and Training
Clinician Support Tools
Patient and Community Education
International Organizations
Journal Articles
Comprehensive Indicator Report
Quick Links
List of all countries
Indicator Database
Focus on Care and Treatment
Guidelines
HIV/AIDS in Egypt
Population, 201384,700,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20126,500
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20121,400
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2012<0.1
AIDS deaths, 2012<500
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
Egypt map
View detailed map
View full indicator report

These pages will be updated regularly. To suggest a document for inclusion on this page, please send an email to hivinsite@ucsf.edu.

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.
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, 643K]
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, 140K]
Health and Development Profiles
CIA World Factbook
Extensive data over a range of fields, including geography, population, government, the economy, the military, and communications.
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
National Guidelines for the Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, Family Health International, December 2006. Includes training materials and wall charts.
National Guidelines for Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing
Family Health International, Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, August 2004. In English and Arabic.
National Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Services
Family Health International, Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, August 2004. In English and Arabic.
Operating Procedures for the Central Laboratory Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Services
Family Health International, Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, August 2004. In English and Arabic.
Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Services at the Central Laboratory
Family Health International, Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, August 2004. In English and Arabic.
Provider Education and Training
HIV and AIDS Terminology Guide and Glossary
English with Arabic translations. UNICEF, UNAIDS. [PDF, 1.3MB]
HIV Counseling and Testing in Egypt - A Reference Guide for Counselors
Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, Family Health International, December 2006. [PDF, 3.2MB]
Basic Blood Bank Practices - Training Curriculum and Training of Trainers Manual (in Arabic)
Family Health International, December 2005.
Clinician Support Tools
National HIV/AIDS Clinical Care: A Reference Guide for Physicians
Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, Family Health International, December 2006.
Patient and Community Education
What Do You Know about HIV/AIDS?
FHI/Egypt, n.d. [PDF, 2.3MB] One in a series of Arabic-language booklets about home-based care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Other booklets include: Caring for Yourself When Living with HIV/AIDS, Caring for You and Your Child When Living with HIV/AIDS, and Nutritional Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS.
International Organizations
USAID Global Health Response Plan
A description of USAID's strategies and activities aimed at lowering HIV prevalence in selected countries.
Journal Articles
Steep declines in population-level AIDS mortality following the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reniers G, Araya T, Davey G, et al: AIDS 2009. Feb 20;23(4):511-8. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.