|People living with HIV/AIDS, 2009||5,600,000|
|Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 2009||3,300,000|
|Children with HIV/AIDS, 2009||330,000|
|Adult HIV prevalence (%), 2009||17.8|
|AIDS deaths, 2009||310,000|
nd = No data
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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, 1.2MB]
|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.
|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 information, 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.
|UNICEF Country Tables|
Statistics in the areas of population, mortality, general and reproductive health, and
|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|
| Surveys and Assessments|
| Policy Reports and Papers|
|HIV Risk Exposure Among Young Children: A Study of 2-9 Year Olds Served by Public Health Facilities in the Free State, South
Olive Shisana, Shaheen Mehtar, Thabang Mosala, Nompumelelo Zungu-Dirwayi, Thomas Rehle, Pelisa Dana, Mark Colvin, Warren Parker, Cathy Connolly, Rory Dunbar, Faniswa Gxamza. Human
Sciences Research Council, 2005. [PDF, 401K]
| Journal Articles|
| Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions|
|Paediatric ARV Roll-Out in South Africa|
Horizons Program/Population Council, University of Cape Town, March 2005. [PDF, 169K]
Report on a Consultative Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa, January 21, 2005.
| Online Books and Chapters|
| Provider Education and Training|
| Clinician Support Tools|
| Program Management Materials|
| Patient and Community Education|
|I Am Pregnant. Should I Have an HIV Test?|
Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, South Africa, 2004. [PDF, 179K] One of a series
of patient brochures. Center for HIV Information staff have modified these files so that they can be edited for local use in Adobe Acrobat version 6.0 or later, or Adobe InDesign version 2.0 or
later. To obtain the InDesign brochure files please send a request to Editor@WomenChildrenHIV.org. See also:
| National Organizations|
Links to government departments and policy information.
|AIDS Foundation of South Africa|
Site provides general information about the epidemic in South Africa. The foundation supports many local community-based HIV/AIDS interventions.
Uses song, dance, poetry and plays, theatre-in-education, forum theatre, and arts workshops to educate South African youth about HIV/AIDS, life skills, and sexuality.
|Health Systems Trust|
Established in 1992 to support the postapartheid transformation of the South African health system.
|Kidzpositive Family Fund|
Based in Cape Town: seeks to generate funds for the grassroots support of mothers and children affected by HIV/AIDS.
An interdenominational organization that provides hospice care for terminally ill, destitute adults and children with AIDS.
|Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)|
Organization promotes public awareness on the availability, affordability and use of HIV treatments. Also plays a major
role in advocating for access to ARVs and highlighting inequities in access to treatment.
| Research Institutions|
|Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU)|
An AIDS research center based in South Africa involved in research, training, policy-formation and advocacy concerning HIV-positive people.
| International Organizations|
| AID for AIDS|
Organization provides access to medicines, treatment, and prevention education to strengthen regional medical
infrastructure. Site details AIDS Treatment Access Program in select countries.
| Engender Health|
Provides technical assistance, training, and information on reproductive health in areas
lacking resources. Site features country fact sheet and related news releases.
|Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders|
An international medical aid network that offers
HIV prevention and treatment services. With support from the South African government, MSF works to reduce mother-to-child transmission proto providing antiretroviral treatment to thousands of
HIV-infected individuals in the Western Cape.
|Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation|
Dedicated to battling the impact of HIV at the international level, particularly in developing nations, by integrating medical and prevention efforts.
| HIV/AIDS Web Sites|
HIV/AIDS information portal for southern Africa. A module of SA HealthInfo. Official site of South African HIV Vaccine Action Campaign
Compiled by the South African National Department of Health, HIV/AIDS and STD Directorate, and the South African Medical Research
Council. Can search for organizations by type, province, contact name, and/or activity.
Sponsored by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, this HIV/AIDS information portal includes sections on children, clinical resources,
legal and workplace issues, and living with AIDS.
| Conferences and Events|