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Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Sudan
Population, 201334,200,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2012nd
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 - Northern Region
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 2008, Sudan submitted a report for both the Southern and Northen regions. Access the Southern Sudan Report. [PDF, 791K]
UNAIDS/WHO Epidemiological Fact Sheet
Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDSand other sexually transmitted infections, and discussion of knowledge and behaviors related to HIV transmission. 2008. [PDF, 978K]
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.
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, 433K]
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.
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.
Surveys and Assessments
A Survey on HIV/AIDS in Sudan
Maureen Engelbrecht, Prisma, July 2007. [PDF, 384K]
Policy Reports and Papers
Tackling the HIV Challenge in Sudan: The Way Forward
Elbushra Herieka, Zahir Babiker, Abdul-Karim Elgoni, Hamad Hadi. Sudan HIV/AIDS Working Group (SHAWG), November 2008. [PDF, 419K]
HIV/AIDS Policies And Programming in DDR And SSR Activities in Southern Sudan: A Post-Conflict Analysis
Anyieth M. D'Awol, AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative (ASCI), September 2008. [PDF, 1.6MB]
Condemned, Invisible and Isolated: Stigma and Support for People Living with HIV in Khartoum
Sudan National Aids Programme (SNAP), Christian AID, June 2008. [PDF, 925K]
Report Card on HIV Prevention for Girls and Young Women
United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, 2007. [PDF, 250K]
Combating HIV/AIDS in Eastern Sudan: The Case for Preventative Action
Sarah Lake, Graham Wood. Ockenden International, February 2005. [PDF, 521K]
Sudan National Plan and Sectoral Plans on HIV/AIDS 2004-2009
Sudan National AIDS Council, Republic of Sudan, 2005. [PDF, 1.5MB]
National Policy on HIV/AIDS
Office of the Minister of Health, Republic of Sudan, 2004. [PDF, 270K]
Journal Articles
HIV and AIDS related knowledge, sources of information, and reported need for further education among dental students in Sudan: a cross sectional study
Nasir EF, Astrøm AN, David J, Ali RW. BMC Public Health. 2008 Aug 14;8:286.
Knowledge and attitude toward HIV voluntary counseling and testing services among pregnant women attending an antenatal clinic in Sudan
Mahmoud MM, Nasr AM, Gassmelseed DE, et al. J Med Virol. 2007 May;79(5):469-73.
National Organizations
Republic of Sudan
Ministry of the Cabinet Affairs
Federal Ministry of Health
Republic of Sudan
Sudan HIV/AIDS Working Group
Network of healthcare professionals focusing on improving the quality of HIV care and transferring knowledge of HIV.
International Organizations
Eastern African National Network of AIDS Service Organisations (EANNASO)
Regional umbrella network of HIV and AIDS service organisations covering 14 countries in Eastern Africa focused on strengthening network capacities and improving national responses to HIV/AIDS.
United Nations Development Programme in Sudan
Promotes prevention against HIV and establishes testing services to reduce HIV/AIDS transmission and mortality in Sudan.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
AIDS Portal
Global initiative that facilitates knowledge sharing and networking among HIV/AIDS organizations.