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Bhutan
Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Bhutan
Population, 2013700,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20121,100
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012<500
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.2
AIDS deaths, 2012<100
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.
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, 445K]
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.
World Bank Country Brief
An overview of HIV in specific countries, including common risk factors, key challenges to HIV prevention, and both national and World Bank responses. August 2008. [PDF, 116K]
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
Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Guidelines
Bhutan Ministry of Health. 2008. [PDF, 757K]
Policy Reports and Papers
Rapid Situation Assessment of Drugs and HIV in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
UNODC South Asia. 2008. [PDF, 1.5MB]
AIDS In South Asia: Understanding and Responding to a Heterogeneous Epidemic
Moses S, Blanchard JF, Kang H, et al, World Bank, August 2006. [PDF, 1.4MB]
Journal Articles
Epidemic of HIV Coupled with Hepatitis C Virus among Injecting Drug Users of Himalayan West Bengal, Eastern India, Bordering Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh
Sarkar K, Bal B, Mukherjee R, Chakraborty S, Niyogi SK, Saha MK, Bhattacharya SK. Subst Use Misuse. 2006;41(3):341-52.
National Organizations
Governmental
Ministry of Health
Community education resources available for download. Bhutan.