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Updated August 2009
HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
Health and Development Profiles
Surveys and Assessments
Policy Reports and Papers
Journal Articles
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
Provider Education and Training
National Organizations
International Organizations
Other Information Sources
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HIV/AIDS in Congo
Population, 20134,400,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201274,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201236,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 201213,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20122.8
AIDS deaths, 20125,200
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 French. [PDF, 296K]
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, 988K]
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.
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
Congo Demographic and Health Survey 2005
Ministére du Plan, de l'Aménagement du Territoire, de l'Intégration Économique et du NEPAD Centre National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (CNSEE), ORC Macro, July 2006. [PDF, 2.5MB] In 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.
National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework 2009-2013
Conseil National de Lutte Contre le SIDA, Republic of Congo, 2009. [PDF, 1.11MB] See also the budget estimate. In French.
Journal Articles
Compliance to antiretroviral treatment in children in Brazzaville, Congo
Samba Louaka C, Mabiala Babela JR, Mouko A, et al. Arch Pediatr. 2009 May;16(5):486-8.
Universal access: the benefits and challenges in bringing integrated HIV care to isolated and conflict affected populations in the Republic of Congo
O'Brien DP, Mills C, Hamel C, et al. Confl Health. 2009 Jan 7;3:1.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
The National Response to HIV/AIDS in Congo: Management and Coordination
Edmond Malalou, Executive Secretariat, National Council for the Fight against AIDS, Republic of Congo, n.d. [Powerpoint, 318K] In French.
HIV/AIDS: The Male Condom
Executive Secretariat, National Council for the Fight against AIDS, Republic of Congo, n.d. [Powerpoint, 702K] In French.
Managing the Risk of HIV/AIDS
Frank Fortune, Chief Technical Advisor, National Council for the Fight against AIDS, Republic of Congo, n.d. [Powerpoint, 259K] In French.
Provider Education and Training
Education for AIDS Prevention: A Facilitator's Guide
Ministry of Education, Republic of Congo, UNICEF, 2007. [PDF, 323K] See also the guides for institutions for the intellectually impaired and hearing impaired. In French.
National Organizations
Presidency of the Republic of Congo
Conseil National de Lutte Contre le SIDA
National AIDS Council of the Republic of Congo
International Organizations
World Bank in Republic of Congo
Contains an overview, project information, and data of the financial and technical assistance provided by the World Bank.
A French organization created for the international fight against the AIDS epidemic.
Other Information Sources
Congo Page
A web portal with news and information from the Republic of Congo.