Guatemala Country Profile
Since 2003, the CDC Central American Regional Office has been working with Ministries of Health and the Council of Health Ministers of Central America to respond to the HIV epidemic in the region. CDC works closely with the Government of Guatemala and other key partners to: expand effective HIV testing and counseling strategies; link newly diagnosed individuals to treatment; intensify tuberculosis case finding and preventive treatment among people living with HIV; implement early treatment initiation and differentiated service delivery models; and strengthen laboratory, health information, and surveillance systems.
Per Capita GNI
Under 5 Mortality
28/1,000 Live Births
Estimated HIV Prevalence
(Ages 15-49): (2018)
Estimated AIDS Deaths
TB Treatment Success Rate
Estimated TB Incidence
Estimated Orphans Due to AIDS
TB patients with known HIV-status who are HIV-positive
Reported Number Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
For fifteen years, CDC has played a critical role in PEPFAR’s efforts to save millions of lives and transform the global HIV/AIDS response
Despite being preventable and treatable, tuberculosis (TB) is now the leading infectious disease killer in the world, taking the lives of 1.6 million people each year.