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
HIV/AIDS, diarrheal disease, malaria deadlier than Ebola in Africa – survey
en.starafrica.com - 10/22/2014 10:57:41 AM
In Nigeria and South Africa, HIV/AIDS killed 480,000 in 2012, or 30% of the world total. Among Africa’s other ... treatment in 2012 than in 2009. Malaria deaths decreased in most African countries between 2010 and 2012 â€“ by 97% in both the ...
Why the World's Poorest People Aren't Getting Basic Pain Relief
Alter Net - 10/21/2014 6:58:28 PM
“Lack of access to essential medicines such as morphine or methadone for treatment violates the right to the highest attainable standard of health, which is one of the human rights conventions that all countries ... affected death from HIV/AIDS and ...
Ebola: The world of global infectious disease is getting smaller
FOX News - 10/8/2014 7:06:44 PM
Sixteen percent of all deaths worldwide are from infectious diseases – most of which are in developing countries and are a result of preventable and treatable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, diarrhea and tuberculosis. Despite these statistics ...
World powers stand by as Ebola death toll passes 4,000
World Socialist Web Site - 10/11/2014 5:05:39 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday that the death toll in the ongoing Ebola epidemic continues ... However, Ebola is similar to HIV/AIDS in that the virus feeds off the deep poverty that pervades the African continent and, if left ...
Why Nigeria Cannot Achieve Zero HIV/AIDS
Leadership - 10/20/2014 12:22:58 AM
Nigeria’s target of zero HIV/AIDS, Zero discrimination by 2015 is still way off the mark considering the hitches in its national response, which is mainly fund, writes WINIFRED OGBEBO Less than two months to the celebration of World AIDS Day, marked ...
CDC Chief: Ebola Worst Outbreak Since AIDS
Voice of America - 10/9/2014 6:01:07 PM
A top U.S. health official says Ebola is the biggest world health crisis since HIV/AIDS. Dr. Thomas Frieden spoke Thursday ... West African nations and has been detected in several other countries. Frieden, who leads the Centers for Disease Control and ...
The toll of a tragedy
The Economist online - 10/13/2014 2:57:25 PM
As of October 14th, 9,216 cases and 4,555 deaths had been reported worldwide, the vast majority of them in these same three countries. Many suspect these ... the figure is just under $300. The World Health Organisation estimates that Liberia needs just ...
How the Ebola outbreak spun out of control
The Boston Globe - 10/8/2014 11:10:06 PM
With Ebola infections increasing, and the death ... the country from West Africa. While the sense of alarm is growing, and the US and European nations are taking more precautions, the likelihood that the illness becomes a global pandemic like HIV/AIDS ...
World Bank chief: Africa's future may be at stake due to Ebola
ITV - 10/9/2014 1:47:35 AM
It comes after the World Health Organisation reported that the recorded number of deaths from Ebola has almost reached 4,000 ... US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the HIV/Aids epidemic was the "only thing like this" in his 30 years ...
Pharmaceutical companies, WHO help India in HIV/AIDS drug crisis
Reuters - 10/13/2014 7:07:57 PM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian companies and global health groups are stepping up efforts to provide a critical medicine for the country's free HIV/AIDS drugs ... India produces a large part of the world's HIV/AIDS medicines so the shortage has been awkward ...
Ebola death toll close to 3,900: WHO
Medical Xpress - 10/9/2014 3:27:48 AM
The death toll in the world's worst ... In its latest update on the epidemic, the World Health Organization said that a total of 8,033 people had been infected across five west African countries and the United States. Of those, 3,865 had died, it said.
HIV/AIDS stigma killing many, says research pioneer
The Hindu - 10/16/2014 3:33:49 AM
In 1986, when the world was just waking up to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Suniti Solomon, then a professor of microbiology at Madras Medical College, identified, for the first time in the country, six HIV-positive cases from 100 samples. Since then, there has ...
They May Sound Like a Good Idea, But Travel Bans for Ebola Won’t Work
Daily Beast - 10/18/2014 1:39:54 PM
“Twenty-two years ago, in a decision rooted in fear rather than fact, the United States instituted a travel ban on entry into the country for people living with HIV/AIDS,” said the ... its continued spread. The World Health Organization reported ...
An Ebola travel ban would be completely unprecedented - Here's why
CNN - 10/16/2014 11:57:53 PM
"I believe it is the right policy to ban air travel from countries that have been hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak." But health experts at the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization ... anyone infected with HIV/AIDS from entering ...
Step by step towards a Haiti free from cholera
UNICEF - 10/6/2014 11:55:26 PM
On 9 October, during the World Bank Group’s Annual Meetings ... sanitation and health in the areas of the country most vulnerable to waterborne diseases and most in need of water and sanitation improvements. Effective response measures have brought ...