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Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Burundi
Population, 201310,900,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201289,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201243,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 201217,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20121.3
AIDS deaths, 20124,800
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 2006 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 2005. [PDF, 110K] Also available in French.
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, 933K]
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.
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, 255K]
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
Nutrition Care and Support of People Living with HIV in Countries in Francophone Africa: Progress, Experience, and Lessons Learned
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA-2), UNICEF, USAID, March 2009. [PDF, 674K] In French.
HIV/AIDS, Conflict and the Gendered Implications of Transition in Burundi
Hakan Seckinelgin, Joseph Bigirumwami, Jill Morris. AIDS, Security and Conflict Initiative, September 2008. [PDF, 1.84MB]
Rapid Analysis of HIV Epidemiological and Response Data on Vulnerable Populations in the Great Lakes Region of Africa
Great Lakes Initiative on AIDS (GLIA), Global HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Team (GAMET), Global HIV/AIDS Program, World Bank, January 2008. [PDF, 3.23MB]
Unravelling the Dynamics of HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Discrimination: The Role of Community-Based Research
Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development, June 2004. [PDF, 386K]
Journal Articles
Widespread rape does not directly appear to increase the overall HIV prevalence in conflict-affected countries: so now what?
Anema A, Joffres MR, Mills E, et al. Emerg Themes Epidemiol. 2008 Jul 29;5:11.
HIV type 1 diversity and antiretroviral drug resistance mutations in Burundi
Vidal N, Niyongabo T, Nduwimana J, et al. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2007 Jan;23(1):175-80.
National Organizations
Government of Burundi
Official government site
Conseil National de Lutte contre le SIDA
National AIDS Council
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.
Family Health International(FHI) in Burundi
Public health and development organization working to improve the lives of vulnerable populations.
UNICEF in Burundi
International organization works to assist children in conditions of poverty, violence and disease.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Promotes involvement of refugees and the local community in the AIDS response and to disseminate HIV awareness messages at public events.