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Sri Lanka


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Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka


Population (July 2011 est.): 21,283,913

Economic Indicators (2010 est.):
GDP (PPP): US$106.5 billion
GDP per capita (PPP): US$5,000

HIV estimates:
Number of people living with HIV (2009): 2,800
Adult (15-49) Prevalence Rate (2009): <0.1%
Women age (15+) with HIV (2009): <1000
AIDS deaths (2009 high estimate): <200

Various sources, including UNAIDS.

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Published Resources


  • Narain, Jai P. (ed), AIDS in Asia: The Challenge Ahead, Sage, New Delhi, 2004, 395 pp. [ Details... ]

Conference Papers

  • Rao, JVR Prasada, 'Closing Remarks by Mr. JVR Prasada Rao', in 8th ICAAP 23 August 2007 Closing Remarks by Mr. JVR Prasada Rao UNAIDS Regional Support Team, Asia Pacific, 23 August 2007, p. 4. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Rao, JVR Prasada, 'Overview of Epidemic and Response in Asia and the Pacific', in Plenary Speech at VIII International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), Colombo 2007 by JVR Prasada Rao, UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2007, p. 9. [ PDF File | Details... ]



Sources used to compile this entry: UNAIDS; World Bank World Development Indicators Database.

Prepared by: susan chong