|Epidemiological Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Malta (UNAIDS, 2000, 12 p.)|
HIV testing and case reporting: HIV testing is mandatory for blood donors, STD patients, and IDU s in treatment centres. Data on diagnosed HIV cases are reported in a national HIV data file. By end 1999 a total of 163 HIV cases were reported (6 in 1999). No HIV infection has ever been reported among IDU. HIV prevalence: Prevalence data comes mostly from ongoing testing programmes, although few data have been provided.