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Somalia
Updated March 2007
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HIV/AIDS in Somalia
Population, 201310,400,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201231,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201213,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.5
AIDS deaths, 20122,500
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, 508K]
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, 916K]
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.
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, 283K]
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.
Journal Articles
HIV/AIDS and Female Genital Mutilation in the Somali's Nomads of Eastern Ethiopia: A Discussion Paper
Omar M, Mohamed K. World Hosp Health Serv. 2006;42(3):27-31.
Patient and Community Education
Interviewing & Counselling at the Grass Roots
Maeve Moynihan. Networklearning.org, April 2001. [PDF, 200K] A manual for small groups in crisis countries wishing to improve their interviewing and counselling skills. Also available in Somali [PDF, 206K] and French [PDF, 208K].
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.