Country profiles on HIV/AIDS


Mongolia currently remains a low HIV prevalence country. In 2015 the estimated 414 people were living with HIV. HIV prevalence is highest among men who have sex with men at 12% (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.


All data from the databases below unless otherwise stated
AIDSInfo. Geneva: UNAIDS
Global AIDS response progress reporting [online database]. Geneva: https//
Tuberculosis data [online database]. Geneva. World Health Organisation, 2015:

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