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Sri Lanka
Updated July 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Sri Lanka
Population, 201320,500,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20123,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012<1,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2012<0.1
AIDS deaths, 2012<200
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
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, 133]
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.
Policy Reports and Papers
AIDS In South Asia: Understanding and Responding to a Heterogeneous Epidemic
Moses S, Blanchard JF, Kang H, et al, World Bank, August 2006. [PDF, 1.4]
Patient and Community Education
Sakhi Saheli: Promoting Gender Equality and Empowering Young Women Training Manual
Population Council, Horizons, Committee of Resource Organizations For Literacy, Instituto Promundo. 2008.
Prevention is Better Than no Cure: Health Education Animation
A web-based animation made for an Indian audience, focusing on culturally-appropriate review of HIV biology and prevention. School of Education at Stanford University. February 2008. More products are available at