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 and AIDS Prevalence Rate Could Go Higher
Spy Ghana - 12/2/2013 8:56:40 PM
He noted that poverty levels and high fertility rate in the Northern ... Co-ordinator of HIV and AIDS for the Ghana Health Service said government had introduced several interventions towards fighting the disease in the country, noting that the region ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
India Times - 11/30/2013 9:56:19 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 prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 10:23:09 AM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS ... progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr Naresh ...
Nigeria: Kaduna Tops HIV/Aids Prevalence in North-West
AllAfrica - 12/5/2013 5:22:32 AM
However, the Kaduna State government remains resolute and committed to achieving zero new HIV infection in no distant time and requires all stakeholders to intensify efforts for the actualization of this dream," Fatima said. The Executive Secretary of ...
DR Congo: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate declines
Afriquejet - 12/2/2013 8:25:03 AM
according to the country's anti-AIDS body PNMLS. In a document, entitled “HIV/AIDS Profile in DRC”, published Sunday on World AIDS Day, PNMLS indicated that the prevalence rate since 2011 among pregnant women in the DRC stands at 3.5 per cent ...
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.
Nigeria: Niger State Records Reduction in HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate
AllAfrica - 12/2/2013 11:09:42 AM
Minna — Niger State Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services Dr. Ibrahim Babaminin Sule said at the weekend that the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the state ... ranks second among countries battling the virus in the world and that women and children ...
Bayelsa worried over high HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate
nationalmirroronline.net - 11/28/2013 3:22:00 AM
Omubo attributed limited availability of health facilities providing PMTCT and low utilization were some of the factors responsible for the high prevalence rate. “The goal of the ministry is to improve on maternal health and child services through ...
HIV prevalence among adults in TN continues to decline
The Hindu - 11/30/2013 7:04:31 PM
The adult prevalence of HIV in Tamil Nadu continues to maintain its steady decline trend. A State, which in the past had among the highest rates in the ... long-pending HIV/AIDS Bill be passed in its original form. Daisy David of World Vision India ...
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 ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
The highest ratio between PWID 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 ...
World AIDS Day 2013 – HIV and AIDS in India
health.india.com - 11/30/2013 4:02:34 AM
December 1 is World ... about HIV/AIDS in India: 2.4 million people are HIV positive in India India has 2.4 million HIV positive people. It’s estimated that out of these 61% are male, 39% are female and 3.5% are children. As of 2009, the adult prevalence ...
HIV Infections Fall in South Sudan But Testing, Treatment Still Low
Voice of America - 12/2/2013 8:42:21 PM
“We have 16,000 new infections yearly so we have to really do something," UNAIDS Country Coordinator Medhin Tsehaiu said, noting that South Sudan is surrounded by countries with much higher HIV/AIDS infection rates than it has: prevalence in ...
In Côte d’Ivoire, ensuring adolescents living with HIV have the care and support they need
UNICEF - 12/3/2013 11:54:27 PM
An AIDS-free generation once seemed like a far-off dream. But, now, the world has what it takes to make ... you’re HIV positive, they don’t want to get close to you,” he says. “People here don’t know what HIV is, and, when they find out you ...