Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
The government is endeavouring to provide antiretrovirals to survivors of sexual assault and those with needle stick injuries, as well as counselling and testing for HIV, STIs and pregnancy. Families affected by the epidemic are being helped with foster ...
HIV Rates Fall in Kenya
AIDSmeds - 3/4/2014 3:04:11 PM
Kenya has the forth-largest HIV epidemic in the world, with an estimated 1.6 million people living with the virus out of a population of 40 million. The KAIS was a cross-section household survey, conducted in 2007 and 2012, of people living in ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 2/10/2014 11:58:31 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.The HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, was introduced in the upper house by Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
Last year 0.778% of the ... and overall adult prevalence rates was recorded in Pakistan, where more than a quarter of intravenous drug users have HIV, compared to just 0.1% of the wider population. Among men who have sex with men, African countries again ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
thebody.com - 5/25/2011 11:53:52 PM
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS ... HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence ...
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
News.Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
World AIDS Day: From low prevalence to concentrated, HIV/AIDS epidemic spreads silently
tribune.com.pk - 12/1/2013 8:36:23 PM
Over the years, the country has gone from a low-prevalence high-risk country to one which is at the ‘concentrated phase’ of the HIV/AIDS epidemic (National AIDS Control Programme, 2013). According to UNAIDS and the World Health Organisation ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
ghananewsagency.org - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Accra , Dec.3, GNA - Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday lauded the gains made in the country in the reduction of HIV and /AIDS prevalence. The rate dropped ... celebration of the World AIDS Day, which ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
Malawi continues recording success stories in response to HIV and AIDS with the latest being the drop in the national prevalence rate ... the country completed the transitioning to a better treatment regime as recommended by World Health Organization ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
India Times - 11/30/2013 9:27:41 PM
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has a higher HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate than the country average and ranks fifth in the country in number of cases. Gujarat has an adult prevalence rate of 0.33% against the all-India 0.27%. According to statistics made ...
HIV and AIDS Prevalence Rate Could Go Higher
Spy Ghana - 12/2/2013 8:56:40 PM
Mr Malex Alebikiya, Executive Director of the Association of Church-based Development (ACDEP), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has stated that the country’s HIV and AIDS prevalence could ... to mark this year’s World AIDS Day.
HIV Infection Rates Decreasing in Several Countries but Global Number of People Living With HIV Continues to Rise
thebody.com - 11/20/2005 11:56:18 PM
Geneva --There is new evidence that adult HIV infection rates have decreased in certain countries ... Faso prevalence among young pregnant women declined from around 4% in 2001 to just under 2% in 2003. These latest findings were published in AIDS Epidemic ...