HIV/AIDS

Country profiles on HIV/AIDS

Mongolia


Mongolia currently remains a low HIV prevalence country. In 2014 the estimated adult prevalence was less than 0.1%. HIV prevalence is highest among men who have sex with men at 12% in 2014. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), meanwhile, are becoming a significant public health challenge in this country. Female sex workers showed the highest syphilis rate of 29.7% in 2012, but no HIV was detected in the 2014 seroprevalence survey.









Source:

All data from the databases below unless otherwise stated
AIDSInfo. Geneva: UNAIDS http://aidsinfo.unaids.org
Global AIDS response progress reporting [online database]. Geneva: https//aidsreportingtool.unaids.org/
Tuberculosis data [online database]. Geneva. World Health Organisation, 2015: http://www.who.int/tb/country/data/download/en/

Legend:
ARV = antiretroviral
ART = antiretroviral therapy
FSW = female sex workers
MSM = men who have sex with men
PMTCT = prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
PLHIV = people living with HIV
PWID = people who inject drugs
VL = viral load