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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Malawi gets The Global Fund grant to fight HIV/AIDS
cp-africa.com - 11/30/2015 6:47:37 AM
Malawi President Peter Mutharika said the country had received a grant of $332 million ... schemes have been established since 2000. There is a high adult prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS, with an estimated 930,000 adults (or 11.9% of the population) living ...
HIV prevalence in Ethiopia drops by 90 percent-Official
en.starafrica.com - 11/27/2015 4:02:22 PM
The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Ethiopia decreased by 90 percent, the country’s Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and ... the office said at a press conference organized here on Friday in connection with World AIDS Day to be commemorated on 1st December.
Africa: HIV Prevalence Higher Among Women and Girls in Africa
AllAfrica - 11/30/2015 12:02:35 PM
According to the United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (Unaids), as of 2014, the country's HIV prevalence rate has stagnated at 7.3 for more ... 93 per cent of people living with HIV (PLHIV) were adults aged 15 years and above. Of these, women constituted ...
TV: The World's Next Superhero?
The Huffington Post - 11/30/2015 8:56:28 AM
In this case, educating key constituencies in developing countries about ... As we mark World AIDS Day, the grim fact remains that Sub-Saharan Africa has cornered the market in superlative statistics about HIV/AIDS: the highest HIV infection rate in ...
New Zealand obesity campaigner quits saying country has made 'no progress'
The Guardian - 11/27/2015 2:47:47 AM
New Zealand is the third fattest nation of the OECD countries, according to official statistics. One in every three New Zealand adults, and one in every ten New Zealand children are obese. Toomath started FOE in 2001 as she was beginning to treat teenagers ...
Top 10 Countries By HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Jagran Josh - 10/14/2011 11:57:15 PM
1 Switzerland 26.50 2012 est. 2 Lesotho 23.10 2012 est. 3 Botswana 23.00 2012 est. 4 South Africa 17.90 2012 est. 5 Zimbabwe 14.70 2012 est. 6 Namibia 13.30 2012 est. 7 Zambia 12.70 2012 est. 8 Mozambique 11.10 2012 est. 9 Malawi 10.80 2012 est.
Gallup: Global Unemployment 32 Percent
News Max - 11/19/2015 8:48:02 AM
Considering that almost half of the world lives on less than $2 a day, that unemployment figure can't be right.” “The ILO recommends a broad framework of labor force statistics to national statistics offices worldwide. Most countries collect these data ...
Ending Global Poverty Begins With How We Think About The Poor
The Huffington Post - 11/30/2015 8:49:18 AM
I saw adults and even children running from one car to the next ... I realized that had become common sight in South Asia, despite donations given. According to statistics from the Atlas of Giving, charitable giving in the U.S. hit a record high of ...
Millions of women severely undernourished in low- and middle-income countries
Science Codex - 11/24/2015 4:24:24 AM
"What was also striking was that there was no decline in the prevalence of severe adult undernutrition in the past two decades in the majority of countries." This was the first broad global study of ... greater infection rates, poor pregnancy outcomes ...
AIDS mortality rate rising rapidly in Pakistan
The News International - 11/30/2015 2:22:45 AM
There has been an 11 per cent increase in mortality rates from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Pakistan, whereas, worldwide, deaths from HIV/AIDS declined ... HIV prevalence among general adult population ...
Assam, Tripura Register Rise in New HIV Cases
NDTV - 11/30/2015 2:47:13 PM
... an adult HIV prevalence of 0.07 per cent while Manipur has the highest estimated adult HIV Prevalence in the country at 1.22 per cent in 2011. Recent statistics reveal that the high prevalence states of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland have shown a ...
World AIDS Day: As funds trickle down
The Nation - 11/28/2015 11:32:09 PM
When reading the major statistics all together the situation is stark: Nine percent of all people living with HIV globally are in Nigeria, 14 percent of the global ... country cannot afford to relapse on the successes recorded in the fight against HIV/AIDS ...
Global Joblessness: The Real Number
Call UP - 11/19/2015 7:00:40 AM
The ILO recommends a broad framework of labor force statistics to national statistics offices worldwide ... by country. In the U.S., for example, 29% of those with good jobs have great jobs, and in China, 5% do. Out of 5 billion adults on this planet ...
Fighting AIDS: Global Fund okays $16m for Pakistan
The Express Tribune - 11/22/2015 1:49:18 AM
The Global Fund has approved a concept note for Asian countries ... HIV/Aids and the government is clueless about their whereabouts,” he said. For this purpose, he said, teams of Aids Control Programme will visit key areas where the prevalence rate ...
Gallup poll reports global unemployment rate is 32%
Economic Collapse News - 11/18/2015 11:58:19 PM
The survey institution adds: “The ILO recommends a broad framework of labor force statistics to national statistics offices worldwide. Most countries collect these ... out of approximately five billion adults have a good job. “So who are the other ...