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Title: HIV AIDS Statistics by CPA Oct 2003
Date: 20-Nov-2003
Category: CPA

Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association

FACT SHEET 1A
Some Statistics Relating to HIV/AIDS



AIDS DEATHS DURING 2001 IN CPA MEMBER COUNTRIES
(adults and children)

(Statistics taken from UNAIDS Report 2002 - statistics not available for all countries)

GLOBAL: 3,000,000

Australia <100 Kenya 190,000 Singapore 140
Bahamas 610 Malawi 80,000 South Africa 360,000
Bangladesh 650 Mauritius <100 Sri Lanka 250
Botswana 26,000 Malaysia 2,500 Swaziland 12,000
Cameroon 53,000 Malta <100 Tanzania 140,000
Canada <500 Namibia 13,000 Trinidad/Tobago 1,200
Ghana 28,000 New Zealand <100 Uganda 84,000
Great Britain 460 Nigeria 170,000 Zambia 120,000
Guyana 1,300 Pakistan 4,500 Zimbabwe 200,000
Jamaica 980 Sierra Leone 11,000    


REGIONAL HIV/AIDS STATISTICS AND FEATURES, END 2002
(Statistics taken from UNAIDS Up-Date on HIV/AIDS 2002)

Region

Adults and children living with HIV/AIDS

% of HIV-positive adults who are women

Main mode(s) of transmission (#) for adults living with HIV/AIDS

Sub-Saharan Africa

29.4 million

58%

Hetero

North Africa & Middle East

550 000

55%

Hetero, IDU

South & South-East Asia

6.0 million

36%

Hetero, IDU

East Asia & Pacific

1.2 million

24%

IDU, Hetero, MSM

Latin America

1.5 million

30%

MSM, IDU, Hetero

Caribbean

440 000

50%

Hetero, MSM

Eastern Europe & Central Asia

1.2 million

27%

IDU

Western Europe

570 000

25%

MSM, IDU

North America

980 000

20%

MSM, IDU, Hetero

Australia & New Zealand

15 000

7%

MSM

TOTAL

42 million

50%

 

(#) Hetero (heterosexual transmission), IDU (transmission through injecting drug use), MSM (sexual transmission among men who have sex with men).

More information available at www.unaids.org

 

Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association
www.commonwealthpharmacy.org


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