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Updated August 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Guinea
Population, 201311,800,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012120,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201263,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 201214,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20121.7
AIDS deaths, 20125,100
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, 706K]
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, 909K]
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.
USAID HIV/AIDS Country Profile
A description of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in selected countries, the national response, and USAID programs and support. [PDF, 100K]
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, 286K]
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
Concurrent Sexual Partnerships and HIV Infection: Evidence from National Population-Based Surveys
Mishra V and Bignami-Van Assche S. Demographic and Health Surveys, UNAIDS, March 2009. [PDF, 576K]
Enquete de surveillance comportementale et biologique du VIH/SIDA en Guinee (BSS Survey 2007)
Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA de la Guinée, Family Health International (FHI), February 2008. [PDF, 651K] In French.
Guinea Demographic and Health Survey 2005
Direction Nationale de la Statistique Ministère du Plan Conakry, Guinée, ORC Macro, April 2006. [PDF, 4.35MB] In French. See also the HIV fact sheet.
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.
Report from the National Workshop on Strengthening HIV Interventions in Sex Workers in Guinea
Unit for International Health, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (USI-CHUM), Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA, February 2008. [PDF, 498K] In French.
Review of the National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS 2003-2007
Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA, République de Guinée, January 2008. [PDF, 1.91MB] In French.
Les determinants de l'utilisation systematique du preservatif lors des rapports sexuels avec des partenaires regulieres chez les miniers en Guinee
Population Services International, December 2006. [PDF, 79K] In French.
National Strategy for Communication and Information
Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA, République de Guinée, 2006. [PDF, 576K] In French.
National Plan for Monitioring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS
Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA, République de Guinée, June 2004. [PDF, 713K] In French.
Provider Education and Training
Training Manual for HIV/AIDS Counseling: Participant Manual
Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA, République de Guinée, n.d. [PDF, 642K] In French.
National Organizations
The Republic of Guinea
Le Comité National de Lutte Contre le SIDA
National Committee Against AIDS
International Organizations
Family Health International in Guinea
Public health and development organization working to improve the lives of vulnerable populations.
Engender Health
Provides technical assistance, training, and information on reproductive health in areas lacking resources. Site features country fact sheet and related news releases.
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS) Nigeria
An award-winning media-based HIV/AIDS advocacy NGO for countries in West Africa. Site features AIDS bulletin, epidemiological analysis, numerous related reports, and an online discussion forum.