Epidemiology of HIV Infection in the Developing World

  • Authors: Sunil Solomon, MBBS, PhD, MPH; Suniti Solomon, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Heterosexual transmission and sex work drives the HIV epidemic in South and Southeast Asia (Table 3)
  • Interplay between sex and injection drug use is becoming more significant in the Asian epidemic, including those in China, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, and Pakistan[Medhi 2012; Gu 2014; Reilly 2012]

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