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Central African Republic
Updated July 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Central African Republic
Population, 201312,200,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2012nd
AIDS deaths, 2012nd
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, 423K]
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, 996K]
Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS in 2006 from MEASUREDemographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Macro International, Inc. 2007. In French. [PDF, 414]
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, 425K]
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
Central African Republic Atlas of HIV and AIDS Indicators 2006
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Macro International Inc., June 2008. [PDF, 26.45MB] In English 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.
Cadre Stratégique Nationale de Lutte contre le SIDA 2006-2010
Comité National de Lutte contre le VIH/SIDA, Central African Republic, June 2006. [PDF, 511K] In French.
Journal Articles
Use of spirulina supplement for nutritional management of HIV-infected patients: study in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Yamani E, Kaba-Mebri J, Mouala C, et al. Med Trop (Mars). 2009 Feb;69(1):66-70. Article in French.
Evaluation of transmitted HIV drug resistance among recently-infected antenatal clinic attendees in four Central African countries.
Aghokeng AF, Vergne L, Mpoudi-Ngole E, et al. Antivir Ther. 2009;14(3):401-11.
Factors Associated with Adherence to Therapy among HIV-Infected Patients in Bangui
Mouala C, Kaba-Mebri J, Wata JB, Rey JL. Sante. 2006 Apr-Jun;16(2):119-30.
National Organizations
Government of Central African Republic
International Organizations
The Humanitarian and Development Partnership Team (HDPT) Central African Republic
Unites all organizations working to alleviate the humanitarian and development crisis in the Central African Republic.
HIV in Humitarian Emergencies
Provides AIDS information for emergency-affected populations.