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
26 lakh TB patients in India; Nearly 42,000 died in 2013-14
Times of India - 7/31/2015 1:27:01 AM
"According to the World Health Organization, the estimated number of tuberculosis patients in the country is 26 lakh whereas the estimated mortality attributable to tuberculosis is 2.4 lakh," Naik said. "As of May 2015, a total of 8,69,576 HIV/AIDS patient ...
Ethiopia: Efforts to End Maternal and Child Mortality By 2030
AllAfrica - 7/22/2015 12:57:43 PM
The GFF has set in motion an unprecedented movement among countries, United Nations agencies and multilateral agencies including the World Bank Group, the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis ... child and maternal deaths. The Government of Japan ...
HIV-AIDS meeting a step towards ending pandemic by 2030
Canada - 7/17/2015 10:11:51 AM
TORONTO - More than 6,000 international experts on HIV-AIDS ... countries advocate early treatment, some like the U.K. follow a deferred treatment regimen, so disseminating the study results is important, he said. Gottfried Hirnschall, head of the World ...
Viral hepatitis 20,000 deaths preventable: Now is the time to act
opinion.bdnews24.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
Tuesday, July 28 th is World Hepatitis Day – and ... being tried and tested in several countries – and one can only hope that this will be the case in Bangladesh as well. Yet as we learnt from HIV/AIDS, providing access to drugs is not enough.
UNAIDS Checkmates HIV/AIDS
Modern Ghana - 7/21/2015 4:33:39 PM
There is apprehension in Nigeria over the number of people living with HIV/AIDS ... top gear in inspiring the world to accomplish its united hallucination of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. It unifies the ...
Aging with AIDS: New challenges for patients and the public at large
Concord Monitor - 7/22/2015 11:56:17 PM
This aging HIV/AIDS population is reflective of the shifting nature of the epidemic in the country as a whole ... New Hampshire was seeing dozens of deaths per year among people with HIV/AIDS. Toward the end of the decade, though, the mortality rate ...
World Hepatitis Day: To prevent liver cancer
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/28/2015 12:47:37 AM
Over 83% of cases of liver cancer occur in developing countries. In Nigeria, liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, accounting for over 11,000 deaths yearly and ... Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Hypertension).
Government And The Challenge Of Drug Abuse In The Country
Leadership - 7/20/2015 3:34:35 AM
The menace of illicit drug abuse is an age-long challenge in the country ... the link between HIV/AIDS and drug use has not received adequate attention. In a recent report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ...
IAS HIV-AIDS conference in Vancouver comes at critical point
CBC - 7/19/2015 6:01:56 PM
Nearly 35 years after HIV-AIDS first ... While many countries advocate early treatment, some like the U.K. follow a deferred treatment regimen, so disseminating the study results is important, he said. Gottfried Hirnschall, head of the World Health ...
Rebranding South Africa’s condom campaign
The Rakyat Post - 7/30/2015 5:24:25 AM
The logic behind the department’s plan is to promote safe sex and reduce the risk of HIV among the country’s 15 to 24 year olds. The campaign is also designed to ensure the government meets its target of halving HIV/AIDS, STI (sexually transmitted ...
20 million Nigerians infected with Hepatitis B, C
NATIONAL MIRROR - 7/28/2015 11:42:01 PM
Also, a public physician and member publicity committee, Nigeria Medical Association Rivers State Chapter, Dr. Paul John, disclosed that Nigeria is one of the countries in the world with the ... Remember that globally, HIV-AIDS currently kills close ...
Brazil Redoubles Efforts Against HIV and AIDS; Signs Letter of Intent with BC-CfE at the 2015 IAS Conference
Financial Content - 7/22/2015 3:49:31 PM
The Letter of Intent was signed at the 8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, the world's largest ... cent drop in AIDS-related deaths since 1994. The province's dedicated HIV/AIDS Ward, which opened ...
Sarah Leamon: Despite what Stephen Harper says, supervised injection sites make a difference
Georgia Straight - 7/29/2015 6:40:11 PM
Earlier this month, Vancouver played host to the eighth annual International HIV/AIDS Conference, bringing the world’s top experts ... there have been zero overdose deaths at Insite despite the fact that approximately 600 injections a day happen ...
The Post-2015 agenda
Stabroek News - 7/30/2015 9:06:20 AM
The General Assembly is the forum often used by countries which lack a high global presence to bring developmental and other issues to the attention of the rest of the world or to make ... stepped up action against HIV, AIDS, malaria and other diseases ...
Aiming High (1-3) New Development Goals could Spur Progress toward Better-quality Life around the World
Sudan Vision - 7/24/2015 7:36:13 PM
Most of the funding for vaccines in low-income countries was also made possible through aid, and deaths related to vaccine-preventable conditions have plummeted since 2000: worldwide measles deaths fell from 542,000 to 158,000 between 2000 and 2011.