HIV/AIDS Disease Surveillance

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease and infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) surveillance monitors and analyzes data on the number of people infected with HIV and/or AIDS and identifies and tracks trends in disease incidence. Data collected include, but are not limited to, demographic, geographic and disease/condition-specific information. Accurate identification and timely reporting are integral parts of successful disease control, enabling public health agencies to:

Successful HIV infection and disease and AIDS disease surveillance enhances control efforts, such as developing prevention/control strategies and allocating resources for case management and care services.