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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
This map shows the most and least free countries in the world
The Business Insider - 4/28/2016 6:55:50 AM
The world's most suppressed countries have been named after a watchdog ranked ... Its findings are presented in the map above, produced for The Independent by statistics agency Statista. The group uses standards enshrined in the 1948 Universal ...
10 Deadliest Diseases in the World
24/7 Wall ST - 4/27/2016 4:33:51 AM
Disease is responsible for by far the most deaths ... the world has declined by half since 1990 — except in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 40% of the population lives in extreme poverty, a more modest improvement from previous decades. HIV/AIDs ...
Oregon Has the 20th Most Prison Deaths in Country
golocalpdx.com - 4/28/2016 2:05:20 PM
The U.S. has the largest number of prisoners in the world. U.S. state and federal prisons held just over 1.5 million inmates at the end of 2014, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. For reference, that’s more than the entire state population of ...
Philippines' likely next president would pardon self for 1,700 deaths
United Press International - 4/28/2016 1:15:13 PM
Duterte, 71, who served as the mayor of Davao City, has run on an anti-crime platform that appeals to the country's upper and middle classes who fear rising criminality. He said he would establish a ruthless administration that would eradicate crime ...
World Malaria Day: LAPO offers free mosquito drugs to Lagos community
P.M. News Nigeria - 4/28/2016 11:09:22 PM
The organisation also distributed Long Lasting Insecticide-treated Nets to the residents as part of its activities to mark the 2016 World Malaria Day ... Omotayo noted that Malaria killed faster than HIV/AIDS, adding that they should not wait only for ...
OECD, International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS), and World Bank join forces to improve private pension statistics
The World Bank - 4/28/2016 2:05:20 PM
April 28, 2016, Washington D.C. - The OECD, IOPS, and World ... of statistics on private pensions as part of the OECD’s Global Pension Statistics database and annual Pensions Markets in Focus report. Initially the data included OECD member countries ...
Mozambique registers 51 prison deaths in first quarter
en.starafrica.com - 4/28/2016 7:56:05 PM
Mozambique’s National Prison Services, (SERNAP) says 51 prisoners died in the first quarter of this year in the country’s prisons, mostly from HIV/AIDS and ... there were 51 deaths in all the 81 penitentiaries in Mozambique. The single most important ...
Civilians Killed or Injured by Explosives Jumps More Than 50 Percent Over 5 Years, Report Finds
ABC News - 4/27/2016 1:20:35 AM
In Turkey, the number of civilian deaths caused by explosives increased by 7,682 percent last year alone, according to the study. The country is not only seeing ... like Syria and Iraq,” said Overton. When world leaders meet for the World Humanitarian ...
Bangladeshi bloggers: What world should know
WSBT 22 - 4/29/2016 12:20:57 AM
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country. CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk what they wanted the world to know. For their own safety ...
World Top 10 Steel Producers in March 2016
Shanghai Metals Market - 4/27/2016 6:35:33 AM
SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): According to latest statistics published by the World Steel Association, the world crude steel output by 66 countries reporting to the Association totaled 137.322 Million tonnes during March this year. The monthly output dropped ...
Factbox: Can malaria be eliminated by 2030?
Times of India - 4/26/2016 12:56:07 PM
Here are some facts on progress in eliminating the deadly disease: - 3.2 billion people - almost half the world's population - are at risk of malaria. In 2015, there were 214 million new cases reported in 95 countries, and more than 400,000 deaths.
PEN World Voices festival: what can novelists do to help the refugee crisis?
The Guardian - 4/27/2016 6:02:45 PM
Marlon James, Sunjeev Sahota, Laila Lalami and Maaza Mengiste discussed the subject of dislocation and how to ‘sit in the discomfort’ of refugees’ stories For the last five years the war in Syria has not only caused the deaths of 470,000 people ...
Would FIFA really take the World Cup away from Qatar over human rights abuses?
Global Post - 4/28/2016 8:03:15 PM
Exhibit A: the serious abuses suffered by construction workers in Qatar as they build venues for FIFA’s 2022 World Cup tournament. Many of those workers are migrant laborers, recruited from countries ... only some of those deaths are linked to the ...
World Occupational Health And Safety Day: Expert Bemoans Ghana’s Weak Laws
Modern Ghana - 4/28/2016 9:04:41 AM
As the worldmarks this day, Occupational Health and Safety Consultant , Richard Boadi Soadwahas bemoaned the high rate at which workers in the country ... world succumb to work-relatedaccidents or diseases every year; this corresponds to over 6000 deaths ...
Malaria Deaths Rising In Angola As Health Crisis Spreads
The Huffington Post - 4/26/2016 4:02:14 PM
Deaths from malaria in Angola this year look set to outstrip 2015 as a health crisis that includes one of the country's worst yellow fever outbreaks in decades spreads, the World Health Organisation said. Angola recorded 2,915 deaths from malaria in the ...