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Gabon
Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Gabon
Population, 20131,600,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201241,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201225,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 20123,600
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20124
AIDS deaths, 20122,300
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, 144K]
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, 857K]
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.
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.
Journal Articles
National coordination of the ambulatory treatment centers (ATC) in Gabon: a new process to conduct the scaling up of care for people living with HIV-AIDS
Ndong GP, Adam G, Mouala C, et al. Sante. 2008 Apr-Jun;18(2):97-102.
Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Gabon: the problem of children lost to follow-up
Essomo Megnier-Mbo M, Meye JF, Belembaogo E, et al. Arch Pediatr. 2008 Nov;15(11):1703-4.
Difficulties of the Patients to Undergo their ARV Treatment at the Libreville Outpatient Health Center, Gabon
Nziengui U, Zamba C, Rey JL. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2006 Mar;99(1):23-7.
Patient and Community Education
Les bases por comprendre le VIH/sida
AIDES, June 2009. [PDF, 1.07MB] In French.
National Organizations
Republic of Gabon
Official government site
International Organizations
Ensemble pour une Solidarité Thérapeutique Hospitalière En Réseau (ESTHER)
Network facilitates the exchange of expertise and experience in treating HIV/AIDS by promoting partnerships between French hospitals and healthcare facilities in developing countries.