Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Tanzania: No HIV By 2018 On TACAIDS Plan
AllAfrica - 4/24/2014 2:50:49 AM
THE Tanzania Commission for AIDS ... in the country from 2013 to 2018); it will also enable us to achieve the national and global vision of three zeros; Zero New HIV infection, Zero Stigma and Discrimination as well as Zero HIV related deaths," he said.
World Malaria Day 2014: Top Five Countries Most Affected by Malaria
International Business Times - 4/24/2014 11:00:34 PM
As 25 April marks World Malaria Day, IBTimesUK looks at the countries most affected by the mosquito ... about 100,000 more than the deaths from HIV/AIDS. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan, said that malaria still remains a major threat ...
9 factors that increase your risk for HIV
Health India - 4/24/2014 7:51:28 AM
HIV/ AIDS has killed more than 25 million people in the past 3 decades. But the current statistics are much more ... in various parts of developing countries, including India. According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) about 5 percent ...
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C exceed deaths caused by HIV/AIDS
News-Medical - 4/18/2014 12:41:56 AM
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe, according to an analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study. The analysis was conducted by Dr Benjamin Cowie and Ms Jennifer ...
Fighting AIDS in Africa
SOS Children - 4/24/2014 8:41:35 AM
We work in 36 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the world's highest HIV rate ... Despite a relatively low incidence of HIV/AIDS in Ghana, some statistics suggest that prevalence is on the rise. We provide special support to children living ...
Mauritius: UNAIDS Chief predicts Mauritius can achieve HIV/AIDS zero-death
panapress.com - 4/22/2014 4:22:05 PM
Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, has predicted that Mauritius could be one of the first countries to achieve total success in the HIV/AIDS zero-transmission, zero-discrimination and zero-death.
Charles F. Farthing, doctor at the cutting edge of HIV/AIDS care, dies at 60
Washington Post - 4/18/2014 11:29:10 PM
Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew ... of treatment programs in the 32 countries outside the United States where it provides services. At the time of his death, Farthing was based in Hong Kong and ...
AIDS/HIV Fast Facts
Ketk NBC News - 4/20/2014 5:57:31 PM
260,000 - New infections in children worldwide in 2012. 1.6 million - AIDS-related deaths worldwide in 2012. 70.8% of the world's people living with HIV/AIDS live in Sub-Saharan Africa; an estimated 1.6 million people were newly infected with HIV/AIDS.
HIV Discovered as the Cause of AIDS 30 Years Ago Today
Science World Report - 4/23/2014 7:34:10 PM
Since then, the treatment of HIV/AIDS has revolutionized ... and you can find information on other countries across the world on the WHO website. Over 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, according to CDC statistics from 2010, and 44% ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2013 8:58:35 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... is a compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of the ...
Nigerian faces death by stoning after rape conviction
United Press International - 4/24/2014 4:26:52 PM
KANO , Nigeria, April 24 (UPI) -- A Nigerian man was sentenced to death ... HIV. Shopkeeper Ubale Sa’idu Dotsa, 63, testified Wednesday he was instructed by the devil to commit the crime, and was unaware he was infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
AIDS deaths reduced as access to anti HIV drugs improves
DailyRx - 7/23/2012 2:15:16 AM
(dailyRx News) For decades, AIDS has been one of the world's deadliest epidemics ... AIDS Society's 2012 conference. AIDS deaths dropped from 1.8 million in 2010 to 1.7 million in 2011. "Manage HIV with a long-term treatments." The report is optimistically ...
The Tragic Effects of HIV & AIDS on Economies of Developing Countries
topsecretwriters.com - 11/12/2011 11:58:39 PM
Despite containing not more than 10% of the world’s population ... With less tax revenue, the governments of developing countries deeply affected by HIV and AIDS are pressured to increase spending in order to cope with the growing epidemic.
HIV/AIDS Afflicts Migrants Living in Wealthy Countries
Voice of America - 12/1/2012 4:07:45 PM
To mark this year's World AIDS Day, IOM is focusing on the plight ... IOM says there is a lack of awareness of migrants' vulnerability to HIV in high-income countries and this is reflected in the statistics. In Canada, for example, it says the estimated ...