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Canada

Canada: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The number of people living with HIV is continuing to increase in Canada, from approximately 57,000 people living with HIV in 2005 to approximately 65,000 people living with HIV in 2008. Although some of this increase can be ...

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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...

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Zambia: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

HIV prevalence in Zambia is 14.3%. Vulnerable populations include female sex workers, MSM, prisoners, and STI and TB patients, though HIV prevalence among vulnerable groups has not been systematically monitored. However, HIV ...

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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...

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Nigeria: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Twenty-three years after the first case of HIV appeared in Nigeria, HIV still poses health and development challenges to the country. Nigeria is ranked second in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS (after South Africa),...

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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 ...

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India

India: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

India carries the largest HIV burden behind only South Africa and Nigeria; 2.27 million Indians are living with HIV/AIDS. The epidemic appears to be in decline from 0.34% prevalence in 2007 to 0.29% prevalence in 2008. The pr...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...