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HIV/AIDS in the Middle EAST & North Africa

HIV/AIDS in the Middle EAST & North Africa

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Middle East and North Africa

  • In 2013, there were 230 000 [160 000 – 330 000] people living with HIV in the the Middle East and North Africa.
  • In 2013, there were an estimated 25 000 [14 000 – 41 000] new HIV infections in the region.

-New HIV infections rose by 7% between 2005 and 2013

  • In the Middle East and North Africa, 15 000 [10 000 – 21 000] people died of AIDS-related causes in 2013.

-Between 2005 and 2013 the number of AIDS-related deaths in the region rose by 66%.

  • Treatment coverage is 11% [8 – 16] of people living with HIV in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • There were 2300 [1500 – 3400] new HIV infections among children in the Middle East and North Africa in 2013.

Source: http://www.unaidsmena.org/Egypt/en/spage/page/649