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Ghana HIV Sentinel Survey 2005


General Info
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2005 - 12/2005
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Health facility
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to obtain current HIV prevalence figures in order to assess the impact and strategy of HIV/AIDS prevention and care initiatives. The survey investigated the HIV and syphilis prevalence and distribution among pregnant women visiting antenatal clinics and patients seeking treatment for newly diagnosed sexually transmitted infections.

The data was collected through blood samples obtained at clinics.

Suggested citation 
Ghana Health Service, National AIDS Control Program (NACP) (Ghana), National Public Health and Reference Laboratory (NHPRL) (Ghana), Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) (Ghana). Ghana HIV Sentinel Survey 2005.