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)


  • Most new HIV infections among children occur in Sub-Saharan Africa[UNAIDS 2013]
  • Number of children newly infected with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa fell by 24% between 2009 and 2011[UNAIDS 2012b]

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