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Updated July 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Mozambique
Population, 201324,300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 20121,600,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2012810,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012180,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 201211.1
AIDS deaths, 201277,000
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
PEPFAR Country Profile
A summary of the activities of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in selected countries.
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, 593K]
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, 1.1 MB]
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.
Demographic and Health Surveys, 2009. Available in Portuguese.
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, 385K]
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.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Guia Para a Prevenção e Profilaxia e Pós Exposição Ocupacional ao HIV
Mozambique Ministry of Health, April 2007. [PDF, 477K]
Surveys and Assessments
Mozambique Standard AIS Survey 2009
Ministry of Health, National Statistical Institute (INE), Measure DHS, ongoing.
Mozambique Standard DHS Survey 2003
National Statistical Institute (INE), Measure DHS, 2003. [PDF] In Portugese.
Policy Reports and Papers
Relatório Sobre a Revisào dos Dados de Vigilancia Epidemiológica do HIV
Ministry of Health, Republic of Mozambique, February 2008. [PDF, 825K] In Portuguese.
Report Card on HIV Prevention for Girls and Young Women
United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, 2007. [PDF, 325K]
Improving Female Recruitment, Participation, and Retention Among Peer Educators in the Geração BIZ Program in Mozambique
Republic of Mozambique Ministry of Health, Pathfinder International/Mozambique. April 2006. [PDF, 1.3MB]
Integrating TB and HIV Care in Mozambique: Lessons from an HIV Clinic in Beira
Mark Micek, Health Alliance International, September 2005. [PDF, 1.45MB]
DREAM: An Integrated Faith-Based Initiative to Treat HIV/AIDS in Mozambique--Case Study
MC Marazzi, G Guidotti, G Liotta, L Palombi. WHO, May 2005.
An Audit of HIV/AIDS Policies in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe
Nompumelelo Zungu-Dirwayi, Olive Shisana, Eric Udjo, Thabang Mosala, John Seager. Human Sciences Research Council, 2004.
Journal Articles
HIV-1 genetic diversity and transmitted resistance in health care settings in Maputo, Mozambigue
Bartolo I, Casanovas J, Bastos R, et al. J Acquir Immune Def Syndr. 2009;51:323-31. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Evaluating adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy with use of pill counts and viral load measurement in the drug resources enhancement against AIDS and malnutrition program in Mozambique
San Lio MM, Carbini R, Germano P, et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 May15;46(10):1609-16. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Randomized control trial of peer-delivered, modified directly observed therapy for HAART in Mozambique
Pearson CR, Micek MA, Simoni JM, Hoff PD, Matediana E, Martin DP et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Oct 1;46(2):238-44. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
Mozambique HIV Drug Resistance (HIVDR) Country Plan 2007/9
Ministry of Health, World Health Organization (WHO), July 2008. [PDF, 956K]
Mozambique Progress Report: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission
High Level Global Partners Forum PMTCT, 26-27 World Health Organization (WHO), November 2007. [PDF, 462K]
Online Books and Chapters
Mozambique: The Challenge of HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care
Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance, Economic Commission for Africa, 2004. [PDF, 274K]
Program Management Materials
Mozambique Positive Prevention Toolkit
UCSF Center for HIV Information, Twinning Center, January 2010.
Education and HIV/AIDS: A Sourcebook of HIV/AIDS Prevention Programmes
World Bank, 2003. [PDF, 3.0MB]
International Organizations
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/ Doctors Without Borders
MSF administers HIV/AIDS treatment and counseling services. Site features related press releases.
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
A global partnership of nationally-based organizations working to support community action on AIDS in developing countries.