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 fares well in HIV/Aids prevention but more efforts needed
IPP Media - 12/12/2013 5:28:33 AM
The UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova had every reason torejoice for the progress made in combating HIV/Aids during the World AIDS Day on December 1 this year. “It is true that the world has a reason to celebrate the achievement attained on the fight ...
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Aidsmap - 11/25/2013 2:56:55 AM
The Global Burden of Disease study 2010: general findings Countries most affected Which countries are winning the fight against HIV-related illness? Reference The overall annual death rate from AIDS has fallen by 21% since 2006, the most recent study in ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
Along with these reductions, AIDS experts say the number of people getting antiretroviral ... Combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases was another one of those goals. The report found more than 81 countries have increased their own ...
HUGE: HIV Infections, AIDS Deaths Dropping Worldwide
ryot.org - 9/24/2013 6:00:48 PM
A UN report claims that the number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has drastically fallen ... to make sure that millions of people — especially in the developing world — can access lifesaving HIV treatment at an affordable price.”
Namibia leads in HIV battle
newera.com.na - 12/9/2013 6:58:01 AM
WINDHOEK- Namibia is one of the leading countries in Africa and the world when it comes to ... country to move towards “zero new HIV infections, zero stigma and discrimination and zero AIDS related deaths”. Of the US$750 000 (N$7.5 million ...
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 10:38:11 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related deaths ... As countries scaled up treatment coverage and as evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 9:23:02 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
What ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ got wrong about the AIDS crisis
Washington Post - 12/10/2013 11:10:21 PM
'Tis the season for Oscar bait, and this year, "Dallas Buyers Club" looks set to get at least a few nominations. The movie stars Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof, a Dallas man who contracts HIV in 1985, when the diagnosis was a death sentence.
World AIDS Day: South Africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight
The Grio - 12/1/2012 2:20:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the early 90s when South Africa’s Themba Lethu clinic could only treat HIV/AIDS patients for opportunistic ... are readily available on World AIDS Day 2012 in sub-Saharan Africa where deaths from AIDS-related causes have ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News and World Report - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
That translates to 500,000 fewer people dying worldwide from AIDS in 2011 ... there remain 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS around the globe, as well as 2.5 million new infections and 1.7 million deaths annually.
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 ...
The ‘Broken Promises’ by Rich Countries on HIV/AIDS (Video)
Care2 (blog) - 11/20/2011 11:56:20 PM
In 2005, the leaders of the world’s richest countries ... would flow annually to developing countries due to saved lives and reduced infections. For the first time in the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS, the opportunity to curb the spread of ...
Kaseba calls for kids’ part to curb AIDS deaths
Times of Zambia - 12/12/2013 6:32:59 AM
FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba has called for effective involvement of children in an effort to reduce AIDS-related deaths. Dr Kaseba said while Africa was celebrating the 30 per cent global reduction in AIDS-related deaths, it was important to note that ...
World AIDS Day: Getting to zero
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 12/11/2013 4:06:50 PM
Fatumata, whose name has been changed, is a 14-year-old girl who lived in Eastern Africa all of her life before coming to Minnesota in 2010. She grew up in a refugee camp with her younger brother and sister and her parents. She had to take ...
To Win Fight Against AIDS, We Must First Defeat TB
thephilanews.com - 12/10/2013 4:50:58 PM
This week, tremendous and unprecedented progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS is ... for donor countries to increase their pledges over the next three years to bring treatment and hope for HIV, TB and malaria to some of the world’s most ...