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Republic of the Marshall Islands

Summary

Population (July 2011 est.): 67,182

Economic Indicators (2008 est.):
GDP (PPP): US$133.5 million
GDP per capita (PPP): US$2,500

HIV cases as of Dec 2004: 8
Cumulative HIV/AIDS cases: 10
Cumulative incidence rate per 100,000: 18.1
Women with HIV: 3
Cumulative AIDS deaths as of Dec 2005: 2

Various sources, including UNAIDS.

Details

Constitutional government in free association with the US.

Sources used to compile this entry: Secretariat of the Pacific Community; World Bank World Development Indicators Database.

Prepared by: susan chong

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Published Resources

Reports

  • Marshall Islands Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Act 1988, 1988. (Also available at http://annualreview.law.harvard.edu/population/aids/MARSHALLISLANDS.htm) [ Details... ]
  • Ministerial Statement: Second Asia-Pacific Ministerial Meeting on HIV/AIDS 11 July 2004, Bangkok Thailand, 11 July 2004, 4 pp. (Also available at http://www.ias.se/bangkok/admin/images/upload/573.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • The Pacific Regional Strategy and Key Actions on HIV/AIDS 2004-2008, (Second Draft), SPC - Secretariat of the Pacific Community, 11th May 2004, 28 pp. [ Details... ]
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan 2006-2009 (Final Draft), Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Project (PRHP), 20 May 2006, 43 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Custom Analysis Extract of: UNGASS - National Composite Policy Index (NCPI) 2007, UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, January 2008, 20 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • ADB - Asian Development Bank, Poverty Implications of HIV/AIDS in the Pacific, ADB, 2006, 30 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • ADB - Asian Development Bank, Socioeconomic Implications of HIV/AIDS in the Pacific, ADB, 2006, 47 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting, HIV/AIDS and Development in Asia and the Pacific: A Lengthening Shadow, Commonwealth of Australia, Melbourne, 9-10 October 2001, 4 pp. (Also available at http://www.ahrn.net/library_upload/uploadfile/ICAAPMinisterialStatement.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting, Ministerial Statement - Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting: 9-10 October 2001, Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting, Melbourne, 2001, 4 pp. (Also available at http://www.ahrn.net/library_upload/uploadfile/ICAAPMinisterialStatement.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • AusAID - Australian Agency for International Development, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific - A Development Perspective, AusAID, Canberra, September 2003, 18 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Baden, Sally, Women, HIV/AIDS and Development: Towards Gender Appropriate Prevention Strategies in South-East Asia and the South Pacific, BRIDGE (development - gender), Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, October 1992, 59 pp. (Also available at http://www.bridge.ids.ac.uk/reports/re5c.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Baxter, H., Technical Assistance for Socioeconomic Implications of HIV/AIDS in the Pacific, Asian Development Bank, ADB - Asian Development Bank, April 2005, 14 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Baxter, H., M. Suga, and L. Lahm, Report and Recommendation of the President to the Board of Directors on a Proposed Asian Development Fund Grant to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community for the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Capacity Development in the Pacific Project, Asian Development Bank, ADB - Asian Development Bank, October 2005, 60 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • HIV & STI Section in the Public Health Programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Pacific Regional HIV Strategy Implementation Plan (PRSIP), n/d, n/a pp. (Also available at http://www.spc.int/hiv/images/stories/prsip%20v6.0.xls) [ Details... ]
  • HIV/AIDS & STI Section, PHP, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, The Pacific Regional Strategy on HIV/AIDS 2004-2008 (Final Working Draft), (Final Working Draft), SPC - Secretariat of the Pacific Community, 5th July 2004, 32 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Jenkins, Carol, HIV/AIDS in the Pacific, Asian Development Bank, ADB - Asian Development Bank, October 2005, 70 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Langidrik, Justina R., UNGASS 2008 Country Progress Report: Republic of the Marshall Islands, Reporting period: January 2006-December 2007
    Submission date: January 16 2008, 16 January 2008, 50 pp. (Also available at http://data.unaids.org/pub/Report/2008 marshall_islands_2008_country_progress_report_en.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Naidu, Amraiya, Statement by H. E. Mr Amraiya Naidu, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations and Chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum Group, to the Plenary on Item 42 - Follow-Up to the Outcome of the 26th Special Session: Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS: Report of the Secretary-General 8 November 2002, United Nations, New York, Pacific Islands Forum Group, United Nations, November 2002, 3 pp. (Also available at http://www.un.int/nauru/pifstatement12.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Project, Review of National AIDS Coordination Mechanisms in Pacific Island Countries, Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Project (PRHP), April 2006, 50 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Project (PRHP), Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Project: Project Monitoring and Evaluation Report, Pacific Regional HIV/AIDS Project (PRHP), November 2003 - June 2005, 95 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • PPAPD - Pacific Parliamentary Assembly on Population and Development, The Suva Declaration on HIV/AIDS by Pacific Parliamentarians, PPAPD, 2004, 4 pp. (Also available at http://pacific.unfpa.org/news/Adopted%20Suva%20Declaration_FINAL%2010%20nov.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Relang, Jackeo A., Statement by H.E. Ambassador Jackeo A. Relang, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, to the United Nations at the Twenty-Sixth United Nations Special Session on HIV/AIDS, United Nations, 27 June 2001. (Also available at http://www.un.org/ga/aids/statements/docs/marshallE.html) [ Details... ]
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Pacific Islands Regional Millennium Development Goals Report 2004, United Nations Development Program, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia, November 2004, 147 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community, The Pacific Regional Strategy on HIV/AIDS (2004-2008), Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia, 2005, 40 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Pacific Regional Strategy Implementation Plan, October 2005, 110 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Who's Where? A Directory of Pacific HIV and STI Organisations, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, 2009, 60 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • South Pacific Commission, Regional Strategy for the Prevention and Control of STD/AIDS in Pacific Island Countries and Territories 1997-2000, South Pacific Commission, Noumea, 1997, 44 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNDP Pacific Centre and UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Enabling Effective Responses to HIV in Pacific Island Countries: Options for Human Rights-Based Legislative Reform, UNDP Pacific Centre; UNAIDS, Suva, 2009, 134 pp. (Also available at http://content.undp.org/go/cms-service/download/asset/?asset_id=2200328) [ Details... ]
  • UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund - Office for the Pacific, ICPD +10: Progress in the Pacific, UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund - Office for the Pacific, Fiji, 2004, 63 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNICEF, Pacific: Children and HIV/AIDS: A Call to Action, UNICEF, 2006, 30 pp. [ PDF File | 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... ]