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AIDS in Asia pp 337-350 | Cite as

Estimating Rates of HIV/AIDS in India

  • Shruti H. Mehta
  • Robert C. Bollinger

Abstract

India has the world’s 2nd largest population and is the 7th largest country geographically, sharing land borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan. In recent years India has seen significant advancements in its economy and the health and well-being of its people; however poverty remains widespread and India’s gross national product (GNP) is still one of the lowest in the world. Seventy five percent of the Indian population currently resides in rural areas.

Keywords

Prevalence Estimate Estimate Rate Gross National Product Sentinel Site Sentinel Surveillance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shruti H. Mehta
    • 1
  • Robert C. Bollinger
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of EpidemiologyJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Division of Infectious DiseasesJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of International HealthJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthBaltimoreUSA

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