Don't Get Stuck With HIV

Protect yourself from HIV during healthcare and cosmetic services

Swaziland: cases and investigations

Unexpected infections in children, 2006-07: A random sample national survey in 2006-07 tested 1,665 mother-child pairs with children aged 2-12 years. Fifty of the children were HIV-positive; 11 (22%) of their mothers tested HIV-negative. Source: Okinyi M, Brewer DD, Potterat JJ (2009) Horizontally acquired HIV infection in Kenyan and Swazi children. Int J STD AIDS 20: 852-857. Summary data available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19948900 (accessed 8 July 2011).

Unexpected infections in adults, 2006-07: A random sample national survey of adults aged 15-49 years found that 5.2% of women who said they were virgins were HIV-positive vs. 31.1% of all women. Among men, 2.1% who said they were virgins were HIV-positive compared to 19.7% of all men. Source: Central Statistical Office (CSO) [Swaziland], and Macro International Inc. 2008. Swaziland Demographic and Health Survey 2006-07. Mbabane, Swaziland: Central Statistical Office and Macro International Inc. Available at: http://measuredhs.com/pubs/pdf/FR202/FR202.pdf (accessed 19 January 2012).

One response to “Swaziland: cases and investigations

  1. Pingback: Why Swaziland’s Mass Male Circumcision Program Will Fail | Don't Get Stuck With HIV

Leave a Reply (Please feel free to do so anonymously)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: