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Mayor Atoine Amie Assouh
Narcisse Chimi

Chapter Chairperson
Country Programme Director
In 2009, the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate for adults (15-49) was 5.3%. AIDS has become one of the primary causes of mortality in Cameroon. Approximately 610, 000 people are living with HIV/AIDS and there are some 300, 000 orphans in the country; aged between 1-17 years old.Cameroon's response to HIV/AIDS and its consequences was established as early as 1986 with the creation of the National Committee against AIDS and the National Programme to fight AIDS. The Strategic Plan to take action on AIDS was launched in September 2000 by the then Prime Minister, Head of Government.Read more


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Valuable Links
Cameroon - National Composite Policy Index (NCPI) report (August 2008)
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Strategic Plan 2011-15
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HIV/ AIDS treatment (Dec 2005):
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Epidemiological country profile:
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Country Cooperation Strategy (2010-2015):
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Health Financing as of 2005:
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Health Profile:
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Contact Details
Mr. Narcisse Chimi
Country Programme Director
Face Immeuble CEPER,
Rue CEPER Elig Essono  
S/C PNUD, BP 836 

Tel.: (+237) 22 23 10 42
Fax: (+237) 22 23 10 52

[email protected]

Skype: amicaall.cameroun

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  AMICAALL Cameroon activities are being implemented with support from partners such as:UNDP  through its Grassroot Poverty Reduction Programme, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UN APP, VSO, GTZ, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.


Key facts Cameroon & HIV/ AIDS

Latest statistics
Total population (2008): 19,711 Million
Number of people living with HIV: 610, 000
Adults aged 15 to 49 prevalence rate: 5.3%
Adults aged 15 and up living with HIV: 550, 000
Women aged 15 and up living with HIV: 320, 000  
Children aged 0 to 14 living with HIV: 54, 000  
Deaths due to AIDS: 37, 000  
Orphans due to AIDS aged 0 to 17: 330, 000
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years): 51.7
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $): 2,196.90




(The latest statistics are from UNAIDS, 2009)

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