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Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Eritrea
Population, 20135,800,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201218,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 20128,800
Children with HIV/AIDS, 20123,100
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.7
AIDS deaths, 20121,200
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. [PDF, 598K]
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.
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, 881K]
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
HIV Prevention Impact in Eritrea: Results from the 2003 Round of HIV Sentinel Surveillance
Family Health International, August 2004. [PDF, 552K]
Eritrea Demographic and Health Survey 2002
National Statistics and Evaluation Office, Eritrea, ORC Macro, May 2003. [PDF, 2.2MB]
Policy Reports and Papers
HIV/AIDS, Malaria, STD and Tuberculosis Control Project Report
World Bank, June 2009. [PDF, 6.86MB]
TB and HIV/AIDS Integration in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Eritrea
Jan van den Hombergh, Kitty Lambregts-van Weezenbeek, AIDS Campaign Team for Africa (ACT Africa), World Bank, 2008. [PDF, 1.2MB]
Multi-Country Study on Trusted Partners among Youth: Eritrea, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Kim Longfield, Megan Klein, John Berman. AIDSMark, Population Services International, 2003. [PDF, 113K]
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 in Eritrea
International public health and development organization working to improve the lives of vulnerable populations.
UN Eritrea
Information on UNCT assisted programmes, data, publications, and other information pertaining to development in Eritrea. See also UN Development programme in Eritrea.