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United Kingdom: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Approximately 83,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in the United Kingdom, which is equivalent to 0.2% prevalence. About 27% of those living with HIV are unaware of their status. Around 50% of those diagnosed with HIV are he...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Sydney, Australia: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Sydney's HIV/AIDS epidemic is the largest and most concentrated in Australia. 2009 figures indicate a prevalence of 15,000 for the state of New South Wales. Incidence is declining in MSM and IDUs and increasing in women and a...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Kampala, Uganda: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Approximately 940,000 Ugandans are living with HIV/AIDS. HIV prevalence is 10% in urban areas and 6% in rural areas. The HIV prevalence in Kampala is 8.5%. In Kampala, as in all regions, women have a higher HIV prevalence tha...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

HIV prevalence in Dar es Salaam, the major economic city and port for Tanzania, is around 9%, compared to a national prevalence that has stabilized at around 6%. Urban HIV prevalence is almost twice as high as rural HIV prese...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Kenya

Kenya: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Estimates of HIV prevalence in Kenya among the population aged 15 to 49 ranges from 6.3% to 7.4%, with female prevalence ranging from 8% to 8.4% and male prevalence ranging from 4.3% to 5.4%. HIV prevalence among young women ...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Cameroon

Cameroon: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

In 2008, the HIV/AIDS prevalence in Cameroon was estimated at 5.1%, categorizing it as a generalized epidemic. The prevalence among women was higher (6.8%) than among men (4.1%) with prevalence highest in the age group betwee...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Panama: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Estimates of the number of PLWHA in Panama range from 16,000 to 26,000. HIV prevalence is estimated at 0.9%. For every three men infected, one woman is infected with HIV. The epidemic is concentrated in urban areas and among ...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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La Paz, Bolivia: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Bolivia has the lowest HIV incidence rate in South America. Approximately 4,600 Bolivians are currently living with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis; 18% of this population lives in the state of La Paz. However, UNAIDS estimates that ar...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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Belize: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Estimates for the number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Belize range from 2,200 to 5,300. The 365 new HIV cases in 2009 represent a 14.1% decrease compared with 2008 (425 cases). However, the 92 new AIDS cases in 2...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition
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More Than Just a Roof Over My Head: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS Around the World

What is the relationship between access to housing and HIV/AIDS? This in-depth report from the National AIDS Housing Coalition examines the issue in various parts of the world, and asserts that "adequate housing is a human right and a necessary found...

By Lauren Nussbaum, M.A. for National AIDS Housing Coalition