27 January 2011

HIV/AIDS in Cambodia

Cambodia is one of the countries in Asia most severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with an estimated adult (15-49 years) prevalence rate of approximately 0.8% (UNAIDS 2007). Currently, it is estimated that Cambodia has over 75,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, among those more than 4,400 are children (0-14 years). Around6,900 people are dying due to AIDS. (UNAIDS 2007) About one out of twelve children in Cambodia has lost one or both parents to AIDS. (UNICEF 2007). 

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