AIDS in West Africa: County by Country
The following country profiles have been extracted from
AIDS in Africa: Country by Country, a report prepared as
a resource for the delegates of African Development Forum 2000 devoted to the topic of
Together, the profiles
help to paint a picture of the current state of the HIV epidemic in Africa, its impact on the social
and economic fabric, and the response thus far of the African nations to the unprecedented
crisis caused by HIV/AIDS. For the selected indicators used, they are as complete a
compilation as possible, given the available data from the African countries and from UNAIDS
and WHO sources. Additional information on AIDS in Africa is available from the UNAIDS Web
site (http://www.unaids.org) and other sources, including the bibliographical references contained in
The country profiles are divided into four sections:
- The epidemiological situation of HIV/AIDS.
- The economic impact of HIV/AIDS.
- The management and implementation of the national response to HIV/AIDS.
- A short list of basic socioeconomic indicators, followed by a list of references.
AIDS in Africa: Country by Country is a product of Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 2000.