PRB Topic Feed: HIV/ AIDS/ STIs/Topics/HivAidsStis.aspxMen Remain Primary Population With HIV in North AmericaIn the U.S. and Canada, men account for the vast majority of people living with HIV/AIDS and for an estimated 70 percent of new infections.10/15/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/MenRemainPrimaryPopulationWithHIVinNorthAmerica.aspxe5bc61f4-46ac-4780-b1d9-e5a6f1b9b397PopWire: New Estimates Show Lower HIV Prevalence in IndiaSome 2.5 million people in India have HIV, according to recent new 2006 estimates. This figure is less than half the earlier estimate of 5.7 million people with HIV, which would have been the largest caseload in the world. 07/17/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/PopWireJuly2007.aspx6f3b521b-0587-49fc-ac8d-21f9aba6ce0fHIV Rates and Prevention Tactics Vary Widely in South and Southeast AsiaThailand and Cambodia were at the center of the region's HIV epidemic, but both countries successfully slowed infection rates. India, however, has more people with HIV/AIDS than any other country except South Africa.10/15/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/HIVRatesandPreventionTacticsVaryWidelyinSouthandSoutheastAsia.aspx6f1d47d8-5049-45a2-8ae3-0649fa975f97Scaling Up HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care for Universal Access by 2010In June 2006, the United Nations General Assembly made a new commitment to scale up toward the goal of universal access for HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support by 2010.09/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/ScalingUpHIVPreventionTreatmentandCareforUniversalAccessby2010.aspx685fcf7d-a033-41f0-832e-44f067d1c686PopWire: UN's New World Population ProjectionsThe United Nations issued new world population projections this month that incorporate somewhat more optimistic assumptions about AIDS survival in developing countries, based on recent findings from government health surveys and on improved access to the most effective drugs. 03/21/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/PopwireMarch2007.aspx60d422a0-f701-4a69-a208-6caa396e48d5Eastern Europe and Central Asia Have Fastest Rising HIV RateThere were 5,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 1990, but by 2001 there were an estimated 1 million. Public health services are ill-equipped to deal with the epidemic. 09/15/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/EasternEuropeandCentralAsiaHaveFastestRisingHIVRate.aspx5cc3bfce-f045-4b82-a1c0-05040d35d529PRB Discuss Online: Integrating Family Planning and HIV ProgramsDuring a PRB Discuss Online, Rose Wilcher, Family Health International (FHI), and Susan Adamchak, FHI and Kansas State University, answered participants' questions about the advantages of and the barriers to improving family planning/HIV integration. 03/11/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/discussionmarch12010.aspx42735277-3f8f-4380-9d08-c48ce94b7329HIV in China Linked to Drug TradeChina has a low HIV prevalence rate, but the absolute number of infected people is staggering: at least 850,000. The country faces millions of additional infections unless it launches large-scale, effective prevention programs. 10/30/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/HIVinChinaLinkedtoDrugTrade.aspx19faba81-16e2-4306-b4ad-8188b3a84a7bNational Surveys Trigger Lower Estimates of Global HIV Prevalence, but Pandemic Still Devastates Lives, FamiliesIn 2007, 33.2 million people are estimated to be infected with HIV. This represents a significant decrease from the estimate made in 2006 of 39.5 million. 11/29/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/surveyestimates.aspx0523fe40-b6bb-4377-874d-879ddb4eef40HIV/AIDS Epidemics Expanding Rapidly in AsiaThe rapid spread of HIV/AIDS epidemics in Asia, illustrated by dramatic increases in new infections in China, Thailand, and Vietnam over the past year, poses particularly worrisome challenges for the international community.07/26/2004/Publications/Articles/2004/HIVAIDSEpidemicsExpandingRapidlyinAsia.aspxf76e9fcd-a271-4215-808a-30b8085545eb