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 Vaccine in Sight
TPM - 9/16/2014 10:28:47 AM
Dr. Raymond Schinazi, a world leader in nucleoside chemistry ... talked about the impact of HIV/AIDS from a regional perspective. “We’ve got the highest death rate in the country ,” she said of her home state. She then closed the discussion by ...
Southern Africa: AIDS has left families headed by kids, grandparents
Catholic Philly - 9/16/2014 5:38:17 PM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) — With the highest levels of HIV prevalence globally, southern African countries have seen families ... October will consider problems facing the world’s families. “Many AIDS orphans were born HIV-positive, and we ...
Using New Media on College Campuses to Improve HIV/AIDS Education
blog.aids.gov - 9/16/2014 12:37:38 PM
Students across the country are settling into colleges ... As a college student and summer intern for AIDS.gov, I’m interested in how college campuses are using social media to promote awareness around HIV/AIDS. While most campuses host their own health ...
Republic of Korea leaders visit India to learn about the HIV epidemic and response
UNAIDS - 9/16/2014 10:07:19 AM
the country has made significant progress. New HIV infections have dropped by 19% since 2005, about a third (36%) of people living with HIV are receiving life-saving treatment and AIDS-related deaths have dropped by 38% since 2005. The mission came to ...
HIV/AIDS still increasing in Georgia
Athens Banner-Herald - 9/11/2014 12:47:44 AM
Georgia has the fifth-highest number of diagnosed HIV/AIDS people in the country, according to statistics compiled by the Georgia Department of Public Health. But unlike most states, a majority of Georgia’s HIV cases are among African Americans ...
New Expert HIV Clinic, AHF Pensacola Healthcare Center, Now Open
Business Wire - 9/16/2014 5:16:49 PM
AHF Pharmacy sites can fill any prescription, and 96 cents of every dollar earned through the pharmacies support HIV/AIDS care in 34 countries around the world where AHF serves over 344,000 people. “AHF has been proudly serving Pensacola with HIV/AIDS ...
How did Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, succeed at reducing child mortality?
unicef Blog - 9/16/2014 6:35:33 PM
I recently returned from Malawi, where I saw how the country, despite being one of the poorest in the world, has not only achieved its ... there is still a long way to go. Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, poverty and access to healthcare still present huge ...
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
Reuters - 7/16/2014 6:20:12 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35 percent since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, U.N. member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN Health - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint ... people treated in China jumped 50% last year. AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six ...
World continues 'enormous progress' against AIDS
USA Today - 9/23/2013 10:31:01 AM
The world has made "enormous progress" against AIDS, with global HIV infection rates and AIDS deaths continuing to fall ... of increasing sexual risk behaviors among young people in some countries. Stigma, discrimination and "punitive laws" also continue ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
On Wednesday, in the runup to World Aids Day on 1 December, UNAids said an estimated 35.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV last ... of Aids-related deaths had dropped from 2.3m in 2005 to 1.6m last year. Twenty-six countries have shown more ...
Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country? Solving an epidemiological mystery
New Republic - 5/11/2014 11:59:09 PM
(Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreaful Record on HIV/AIDS) The second thing they tell me is why. AIDS is the same virus no matter what country ... in the United States didn’t fall to the same lows as the rest of the developed world.
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, says United Nations
Daily News and Analysis - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35% since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, UN member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and evidence showed ...
HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries
Terra Daily - 7/19/2012 8:17:55 AM
Those parts of the world are seeing deaths and new infections rise "in a ... Overall, low- and middle- income countries invested $8.6 billion in responding to HIV/AIDS last year, an increase of 11 percent over 2010. International funding remained flat ...