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Indicator NameChildren orphaned by HIV/AIDS
Long definitionNumber of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS is the estimated number of children who have lost their mother or both parents to AIDS before age 15 since the epidemic began. Some of the orphaned children included in this cumulative total are no longer alive; others are no longer under age 15.
SourceUNAIDS estimates.
TopicHealth: Risk factors
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