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Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Djibouti
Population, 2013900,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20127,700
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20123,700
Children with HIV/AIDS, 20121,200
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20121.2
AIDS deaths, 2012<1,000
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.
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, 828K]
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.
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, 189K]
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.
Integrated HIV and AIDS Programme 2008-2010
Red Crescent Society of Djibouti, Global Alliance on HIV, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2008. [PDF, 202K]
An Effective, Well-Coordinated Response to HIV in Djibouti
Sameh El-Saharty, Omar Ali. World Bank Global HIV/AIDS Program, July 2006. [PDF, 263K]
Journal Articles
Evaluation of compliance with antiretroviral treatment in a cohort of 200 patients in Djibouti, 2005
Ahmed AA, Katlama C, Ghosn J, et al. East Mediterr Health J. 2007 Nov-Dec;13(6):1286-97.
Short Communication. Antiretroviral Drug Resistance Among Drug-Naive HIV-1-Infected Individuals in Djibouti (Horn of Africa)
Maslin J, Rogier C, Caron M, Grandadam M, Koeck JL, Nicand E. Antivir Ther. 2005;10(7):855-9.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
Preventing HIV transmission: Djibouti
Unite for Children (UNICEF), n.d. [Flash video]
National Organizations
Republic of Djibouti
Official government site
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.
UNICEF in Djibouti
Works toward a national response to fight against HIV / AIDS within the framework of prevention among adolescents and young people.