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close this bookEpidemiological Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections: Ghana (UNAIDS, 2000, 12 p.)
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View the documentAnnex: HIV Surveillance data by site


Data presented in this Epidemiological Fact Sheet come from several different sources, including global, regional and country reports, published documents and articles, posters and presentations at international conferences, and estimates produced by UNAIDS, WHO and other United Nations Agencies. This section contains a list of the more relevant sources used for the preparation of the Fact Sheet. Where available, it also lists selected national Web sites where additional information on HIV/AIDS and STI are presented and regularly updated. However, UNAIDS and WHO do not warrant that the information in these sites is complete and correct and shall not be liable whatsoever for any damages incurred as a result of their use.

Asamoah-Odei, E. J., P. M. Antwi, A. Asamoah-Adu, et al., 1992, HIV Surveillance among Men Attending STD Clinic in Accra, Ghana, VII International Conference on AIDS in Africa, Yaounde, Cameroon, 12/8-11, Abstract T.P.026.

Asamoah-Odei, E., 1991, HIV Surveillance in Ghana, WHO/WAF/CDC Meeting on Sentinel HIV Surveillance, 14-15 December, Dakar, Senegal.

Diaw, I., I. Thior, T. Siby, et al., 1991, Prevalence du VIH et MST Majeures chez les Prostituees Nouvellement Inscrites, VI International Conference on AIDS in Africa, Dakar, Senegal, 12/16-19, Session W.O.128.

Ghana Ministry of Health, 1993, HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report 1986 - 1991 Ghana, Epidemiology Division, Ministry of Health, Ghana, report.

Ghana Ministry of Health, 1997, HIV Sentinel Surveillance: 1996, Disease Control Unit, Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana, April, unpublished report.

Ghana Ministry of Health, 1998, HIV Sentinel Surveillance Reporting Forms, National AIDS/STD Control Programme, Diseases Control Unit, Ministry of Health, Korle-Bu, Ghana, 9th December, unpublished tables.

Ministry of Health, 1995, HIV/STD Sentinel Surveillance: 1994, Disease Control Unit, Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana, March, unpublished report.

Ministry of Health, 1996, HIV Sentinel Surveillance: 1995, Disease Control Unit, Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana, April, unpublished report.

Mingle, J. A. A., A. Asamoah-Adu, V. Bekoe, 1998, Trends in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection in Sexually Active Ghanaian Women, 12th World AIDS Conference, Geneva, 6/28 - 7/3, Poster 23593.

Neequaye, A. R., J. A. A. Mingle, G. Ankra-Badu, et al., 1987, Human Immune Deficiency Virus Infections in Ghana, AIDS and Associated Cancers in Africa, Second International Symposium, Naples, pp. 85-93.