AIDS epidemic update: December 2003

ISBN 92 9173 304 0

The annual AIDS epidemic update reports on the latest developments in the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. With maps and regional summaries, the 2003 edition provides the most recent estimates of the epidemic’s scope and human toll, explores new trends in the epidemic’s evolution, and features a special section examining stigma and discrimination.

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1. Global summary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, December 2003
2. Regional HIV/AIDS statistics and features, end of 2003
3. Global estimates for adults and children end 2002
4. Adults and children estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS as of end 2003
5. Estimated number of adults and children newly infected with HIV during 2003
6. Estimated adult and child deaths from HIV/AIDS during 2003
7. Children (<15 years) estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS as of end 2003
8. Estimated deaths in children (<15 years) from HIV/AIDS during 2003
9. Estimated number of children (<15 years) newly infected with HIV during 2003
10. About 14 000 new HIV infections a day in 2003
11. End-2003 global HIV/AIDS estimates Children (<15 years)

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