Table 1

‚ÄÉModels used in HIV surveillance systems

ModelFunctionData required
Estimation and Projection PackageGenerates an HIV prevalence curve for generalised HIV epidemicsHIV prevalence estimates for the general population over >1 year
WorkbooksTo systematically collate estimates where incidence of HIV is in high risk groupsEstimates of the size of high risk groups and the prevalence of infection within the groups
Spectrum Projection PackageProjects the age specific demographic impact of HIV and AIDSEstimates of HIV incidence from the Estimation and Projection Package and workbooks
Asian Epidemic ModelPredicts the course of the HIV epidemic and the impact of interventionsDistributions of high risk behaviours and biological parameters determining transmission dynamics