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Seated on the right, this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, Ishani Pathmanathan, M.D., was photographed here, as she was in the process of conducting an interview with the nurse in charge at Karibib Health Center on the TB/HIV program. The city of Karibib is located in the Erongo Region of western Namibia.
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”Namibia has one of the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates .The 2013 Demographics and Health Survey reported a national population prevalence of 14%. Zambezi Region has the highest overall prevalence in the country at 23.7% and a disproportionate distribution of prevalence between women (30.9%) and men (15.9%) aged 15-49. There are an estimated 215,000 people living with HIV in Namibia, and 131,103 of those individuals are receiving antiretroviral therapy. Programs are guided by a five-year National Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS. In line with this framework, CDC-Namibia supports a comprehensive portfolio of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, strategic information, and systems strengthening programs to the national public health sector.”

For more on CDC’s role in Namibia, see the link below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:2015
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Links:CDC – Global Health: Namibia
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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Investigative Techniques
Epidemiologic Methods
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics
Epidemiologic Studies
Seroepidemiologic Studies
HIV Seroprevalence
Biological Sciences
Biological Phenomena, Cell Phenomena, and Immunity
Immunity
HIV Seronegativity
Environment and Public Health
Public Health
Epidemiologic Methods
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics
Epidemiologic Studies
Seroepidemiologic Studies
HIV Seroprevalence
Chemicals and Drugs
Chemical Actions and Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
Anti-Infective Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Anti-HIV Agents
Immunologic and Biological Factors
Biological Products
Vaccines
Bacterial Vaccines
Tuberculosis Vaccines
BCG Vaccine
Immunologic Factors
Antibodies
Antibodies, Viral
Deltaretrovirus Antibodies
HIV Antibodies
Antigens
Antigens, Viral
HIV Antigens
Diseases
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Bacterial Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Mycobacterium Infections
Tuberculosis
Immunologic Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
HIV Infections
HIV Enteropathy
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Wasting Syndrome
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Nutrition Disorders
Wasting Syndrome
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Virus Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Lentivirus Infections
HIV Infections
HIV Enteropathy
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
HIV Infections
HIV Enteropathy
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Geographic Locations
Geographic Locations
Africa
Africa South of the Sahara
Africa, Southern
Namibia
Health Care
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Quality of Health Care
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics
Epidemiologic Studies
Seroepidemiologic Studies
HIV Seroprevalence
Organisms
Bacteria
Gram-Positive Bacteria
Actinobacteria
Actinomycetales
Mycobacteriaceae
Mycobacterium
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Gram-Positive Rods
Gram-Positive Asporogenous Rods
Gram-Positive Asporogenous Rods, Regular
Mycobacteriaceae
Mycobacterium
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Viruses
RNA Viruses
Retroviridae
Lentivirus
Lentiviruses, Primate
HIV
HIV-1
HIV-2
Vertebrate Viruses
RNA Viruses
Retroviridae
Lentivirus
Lentiviruses, Primate
HIV
HIV-1
HIV-2
Persons
Persons
Patients
Survivors
HIV Long-Term Survivors
Survivors
HIV Long-Term Survivors
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