Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990-2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019

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Jahagirdar D., Walters M. K. , Novotney A., Brewer E. D. , Frank T. D. , Carter A., ...More

LANCET HIV, vol.8, no.10, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s2352-3018(21)00152-1
  • Journal Name: LANCET HIV
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE


Background The sustainable development goals (SDGs) aim to end HIV/AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. Understanding the current state of the HIV epidemic and its change over time is essential to this effort. This study assesses the current sex-specific HIV burden in 204 countries and territories and measures progress in the control of the epidemic.