HIV Statistics

Number of people living with HIV (all ages)
Deaths due to AIDS (all ages)
Number of orphans due to AIDS (0 – 17)
Estimated antiretroviral treatment coverage (adults ages 15+)
Estimated percentage of pregnant women living with HIV who receive antiretroviral medications for PMTCT

About the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s largest economy, with an estimated 2014 gross domestic product (GDP) of $64.14 billion. Despite being a middle income country, more than 40% of Dominicans live in poverty, with the wealthiest 10% of the population accounting for more than 40%of the country’s income.

Dominican Republic in the news

Advancing transgender health care

Sep 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Advancing transgender health care

Communities in Latin America and Caribbean speak up to combat stigma The project “has presented a vision about how to support transgender women in the future—about making policies and decisions about them.” April 2015—Estefania Hernandez [...]

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About Dominican Republic

Sep 14th, 2017|Comments Off on About Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic (DR) has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean over the past 25 years. Over the last two years, the share of Dominicans living in poverty [...]