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Updated July 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Angola
Population, 201321,600,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012250,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012130,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 201230,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20122.3
AIDS deaths, 201213,000
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. In Portuguese. [PDF, 278K]
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, 942K]
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.
IRIN Country Profile
Contact information for national HIV/AIDS organizations, selected indicators, antiretroviral treatment statistics, and an epidemiological fact sheet from the United Nation's Integrated Regional Information Networks.
USAID HIV/AIDS Country Profile
A description of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in selected countries, the national response, and USAID programs and support. [PDF, 167K]
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, 265K]
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
Sexual Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviour among Urban Youth in Angola
Population Services International, UNICEF, USAID, 2003. [Word, 351K]
Policy Reports and Papers
Caritas AIDS Prevention Education Project: Final Report
Santamaria L, Passassi D. Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Angola, June 2007. [PDF, 1.43MB]
Integrating Gender and HIV/AIDS: Report of an ACORD Project Using Stepping Stones in Angola, Tanzania and Uganda
Agency for Research and Cooperation in Development (ACORD), HIV/AIDS Support and Advocacy Programme (HASAP), July 2006. [PDF, 947K]
National Strategy Plan on HIV/AIDS: 2003-2008
National AIDS Control Programme, Angola Ministry of Health, 2003 [PDF, 194K]
The Economic Impact of AIDS in Angola
Lori Bollinger and John Stover. The Futures Group International, September 1999. [PDF, 756K]
Journal Articles
Highly divergent subtypes and new recombinant forms prevail in the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Angola: new insights into the origins of the AIDS pandemic
Bartolo I, Rocha C, Bartolomeu J, et al. Infect Genet Evol. 2009 Jul;9(4):672-82.
Evaluation of a prevention intervention to reduce HIV risk among Angolan soldiers
Bing EG, Cheng KG, Ortiz DJ, Ovalle-Bahamon E, Francisco E, Weiss RE, et al. AIDS Behav 2008;12:384-95. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Mental health in HIV-positive pregnant women: results from Angola
Bernatsky S, Souza R, de Jong K. AIDS Care. 2007 May;19(5):674-6.
Gender and relationship differences in condom use among 15-24 year-olds in Angola
Prata N, Vahidnia F, Fraser A. Alan Guttmacher Institute, December 2005.
National Organizations
Ministry of Health
International Organizations
Population Services International
PSI's HIV prevention programs in Angola support targeted education campaigns for high-risk groups, peer education for youth, social marketing of condoms for the general public, and the development of youth centers. The site contains a brief overview of PSI's current projects and plans for future activities.