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Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China

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Summary

Population (July 2011 est.): 7,122,508

Economic Indicators (2010 est.):
GDP (PPP): US$325.8 billion
GDP per capita: US$45,900

HIV estimates 2005:
Number of people living with HIV: 2,825
Adult (15-49) Prevalency Rate: <0.1%
Females with HIV: 552

Various sources, including UNAIDS.

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Published Resources

Reports

  • HIV Prevention and Care in Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) - Principles of Strategy, HIV Prevention in Hong Kong Strategy Series, AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, September 2001, 9 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Setting the Agenda of Promoting Acceptance of People Living With HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong - A Strategy Paper, Committee on Promoting Acceptance of People Living with HIV/AIDS, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, Janurary 2001, 12 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • HIV Prevention and Care in Sex Workers and Clients - Principles of Strategy, HIV Prevention in Hong Kong Strategy Series, AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, June 2001, 14 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Care & Welfare of People Living with HIV/AIDS - Strategy Paper, HIV Prevention in Hong Kong Strategy Series, AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, July 2001, 28 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • HIV Prevention in Drug Users - Principles of Strategy, HIV Prevention in Hong Kong Strategy Series, AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, June 2001, 9 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • HIV Prevention in Cross Border Travellers - Principles of Strategy, HIV Prevention in Hong Kong Strategy Series, AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, March 2001, 19 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care for Women - Principles of Strategy, HIV Prevention in Hong Kong Strategy Series, AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, May 2002, 15 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Recommended Principles on the Application of the HIV Antibody Rapid Test in Hong Kong, Scientific Committee on AIDS of the Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 2003, 3 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • ACA Secretariat, LegCo Adjournment Debate on AIDS - ten years on, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, September 2004, 16 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Aceijas, Carmen; Stimson, Gerry V; Hickman, Matthew; Rhodes, Tim; on behalf of the United Nations Reference Group on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among IDU in Developing and Transitional Countries, Global Overview of Injecting Drug Use and HIV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users, AIDS. 18 (17): 2295-2303, November 19, 2004., Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour (CRDHB), Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK, 2004, 8 pp. (Also available at http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids pdfhandler.00002030-200411190-00010.pdf;jsessionid= GftJKJb8n8v62ZFc6CRKT8QrD1ZmfpMXl42yvzTtLgMpQn2h8CZ1!-1734750035!-949856144!8091!-1) [ Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, Strategies for AIDS Prevention, Care and Control in Hong Kong, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, 1994, 85 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, Strategies for AIDS Prevention, Care & Control in Hong Kong: An Executive Summary, Chinese and English dual translation, 1994, 25 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, AIDS Strategies for Hong Kong 1999-2001, The Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, 1999, 21 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, The Government's Involvement in Promoting Public Awareness on AIDS in Hong Kong - a position paper, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, February 2001, 15 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, An Overview of the HIV/AIDS Situation and the Programmes on its Prevention, Care and Control in Hong Kong, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, May 1997, 11 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, Internal Assessment Report - A Review of the HIV/AIDS Situation and the Programmes on its Prevention, Care and Control in Hong Kong, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, April 1998, 247 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, Moving Ahead Together - Expanding Hong Kong's Response to AIDS, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, 1998, 50 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • AIDS Concern, Guidelines for Administering Rapid Test, AIDS Concern, n/d, 5 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • AIDS Concern, Guideline for Handling Tested HIV Positive Cases from the Voluntary Counselling Testing Service, AIDS Concern, n/d, 5 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • AIDS Prevention and Care Committee, Advisory Council on AIDS, HIV Prevention and Care in Youth - Principles of Strategy, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, Kowloon, December 2000, 15 pp. [ Details... ]
  • Chan, Walter, AIDS and the Law: The Hong Kong Experience, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, 1197, 5 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • CHP - Centre for Health Protection, Recommended Clinical Guidelines on the Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission, January 2007, 18 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Committee on Education & Publicity on AIDS, Hong Kong, Recommended Strategy for HIV Prevention in MSM in Hong Kong, Committee on Education & Publicity on AIDS, September 1998, 3 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g66.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Committee on Promoting Acceptance of People Living with HIV/AIDS (CPA) of the Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Recommended Ethical Principles Regarding the Use of Assisted Reproduction in HIV Infected Individuals, Committee on Promoting Acceptance of People Living with HIV/AIDS, Advisory Council on AIDS Hong Kong, Hong Kong, April 2004, 12 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Committee on Promoting Acceptance of People Living with HIV/AIDS (CPA) of the Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Recommended Ethical Principles on Partner Counselling and Referral for HIV Infected Individuals in Hong Kong, November 2004, 10 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Community Forum on AIDS and Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Quality Assurance Guidelines on HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing Services in Community Settings, July 2009, 29 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g211.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Department of Health and Education Department, Hong Kong, Guidelines on the Prevention of Blood-Borne Diseases in Schools, Department of Health and Education Department, Hong Kong, 1994, 58 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g27.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Department of Health and Education Department, Hong Kong, Guidelines on the Prevention of Blood-Borne Diseases in Schools, Department of Health and Education Department, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2001, 44 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g103.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Recommended HIV/AIDS Strategies for Hong Kong 2002-2006, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, May 2002, 38 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Construction of the First Set of Core Indicators (2003) for Monitoring Hong Kong's AIDS Programmes, Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, November 2004, 30 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS, Recommended HIV/AIDS Strategies for Hong Kong 2007-2011, 2007, 37 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Hong Kong Department of Health, Guidelines on Consent for HIV Testing, Department of Health, January 1993, 1 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g12.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Lee, SS, KH Wong, Kenny Chan, KT Chan, K Lee, WL Mak, WK Chan, HY Wong and LS Cheng, HIV Surveillance Report - 2003 Update, Surveillance Team, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, November 2004, 83 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Lee, SS, KH Wong, Kenny Chan, KT Chan, WY Wan, K Lee, WK Chan, WY Ng, HY Wong and LS Cheng, HIV Surveillance Report - 2002 Update, Surveillance Team, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, November 2003, 81 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Regional Task Force on Drug Use and HIV Vulnerability, Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Drug Users: Case studies from Asia, UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS; UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; AHRN - Asian Harm Reduction Network, 2003, 87 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Reid, G. & the Asian Harm Reduction Network (AHRN), The Hidden Epidemic: A Situation Assessment of Drug Use in South East and East Asia in the Context of HIV Vulnerability, AHRN, February 1998. (Also available at http://www.chr.asn.au/resources/libraryservices/docdownload/hiddenepidemic list#309) [ Details... ]
  • Reid, G; and Costigan, G., Revisiting 'the Hidden Epidemic': a situation assessment of drug use in Asia in the context of HIV/AIDS, The Centre for Harm Reduction, The Burnet Institute, The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research & Public Health, Fairfield, January 2002. (Also available at http://www.chr.asn.au/resources/libraryservices/docdownload/revisiting/list) [ Details... ]
  • Scientific Committee of the Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, Recommended Clinical Guidelines on the Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission, April 2001, 10 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Scientific Committee on AIDS, Recommendations on Infection Control Practice for HIV Transmission in Health Care Settings, Co-sponsored by the Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS and the Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Scientific Committee on AIDS of the Advisory Council on AIDS, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, January 2005, 14 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Scientific Committee on AIDS and STI (SCAS), Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, The Use of BCG Vaccine in HIV Infected Patients, Centre for Health Protection, November 2009, 9 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g215.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Scientific Working Group on AIDS, Recommended Guidelines for Undertaking Unlinked Anonymous Screening for Public Health Surveillance of HIV Infection in Hong Kong, Department of Health (Hong Kong), Hong Kong, 1993, 2 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/english/publications/index.htm) [ Details... ]
  • Special Preventive Programme, Department of Health, Hong Kong, HIV Surveillance Report - 2001 Update, Surveillance Team, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, December 2002, 75 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • TREAT Asia, MSM and HIV/AIDS Risk in Asia: What Is Fueling the Epidemic Among MSM and How Can It Be Stopped?, TREAT Asia (amfAR - Foundation for AIDS Research), August 2006, 85 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, HIV and Men Who Have Sex With Men in Asia and the Pacific, UNAIDS Best Practice Collection, (UNAIDS/06.25E), UNAIDS, September 2006, 72 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme, Population Mobility in Asia: Implications for HIV/AIDS Action Programme, Population Movement Development and HIV/AIDS: Looking Towards the Future, UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme, April 2000, 126 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • WHO - World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region, WHO - World Health Organization, 2001, 100 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • WHO - World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region 2003, World Health Organization, 2004, 120 pp. (Also available at http://www.wpro.who.int/NR/rdonlyres/11ED3283-9821-43BE-9B73-B3444A3DADE6/0 HIV_AIDS_Asia_Pacific_Region2003.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • WHO/WPRO - World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Promoting Condoms in Clinics for Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Practical Guide for Programme Planners and Managers, WHO - World Health Organization, 2001, 37 pp. (Also available at http://www.wpro.who.int/NR/rdonlyres/6D45E1A0-79B5-4FFC-B94D-389A59BC9744/0 Promoting_condoms_in_clinics_STI.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Wong, KH, Raymond Ho, Darwin Mak, WK Chan, KM Mak and HY Wong, HIV Surveillance Report - 2006 Update, Surveillance Team, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, December 2007, 82 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Wong, KH, Raymond Ho, Krystal Lee, Darwin Mak, WK Chan and HY Wong, HIV Surveillance Report - 2005 Update, Surveillance Team, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, December 2006, 82 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Wong, KH, Raymond Ho, Krystal Lee, WK Chan and HY Wong, HIV Surveillance Report - 2004 Update, Surveillance Team, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, December 2005, 85 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • World Health Organization - Western Pacific Regional Office, Status and Trends of STI, HIV/AIDS At the End of the Millennium, World Health Organization - Western Pacific Regional Office, Manila, 1999, 111 pp. (Also available at http://www.wpro.who.int/NR/rdonlyres/72F8FAE0-9F6A-4F5A-86DE-7363CCCEFCA3/0 Status_and_Trends_of_STI_HIV_AIDS.pdf#search= %22pacific%20islands%20seafarers%20a%20study%20on%20hiv%2Faids%20and%20sti%20related%20behaviour%22) [ Details... ]
  • World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme, UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR (China), Health Sector Response to HIV/AIDS Among Men Who Have Sex with Men: Report of the Consultation 18-20 February 2009 Hong Kong SAR (China), (WP)HSI/2009/DCC/05
    RS/2009/GE/05(HOK), World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila, 2009, 42 pp. (Also available at http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/pdf/g210.pdf) [ Details... ]

Sources used to compile this entry: UNAIDS; World Bank World Development Indicators Database; Virtual AIDS Office of Hong Kong.

Prepared by: susan chong