Characterising the progress in HIV/AIDS research in the Middle East and North Africa.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Sexually transmitted infections, Volume 89 Suppl 3, p.iii5-9 (2013)


2013, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Africa, Northern, Analysis of Variance, Anti-HIV Agents, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Female, Health Planning Guidelines, Health Services Accessibility, HIV Seropositivity, Humans, July 2014, Male, Middle East, Models, Theoretical, Prevalence, Research, Risk Factors, Sentinel Surveillance, Sexual Behavior, Sexual Partners, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division


The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is perceived to have limited HIV data. The objective of this study was to quantitatively characterise the progress in HIV research in this region since the discovery of the epidemic.