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)


  • Antiretroviral coverage has increased globally and regionally (Table 2) (Table 3) (Table 4) (Table 5) but particularly in sub-Saharan Africa[UNAIDS 2013]
  • IDUs, MSM, and transgendered populations have limited access to ART in many parts of the developing world
  • Stavudine use is decreasing in line with WHO guidelines but remains significant[Habiyembere 2013]

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