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
World leaders unite towards ending the AIDS epidemic among adolescents
UNAIDS - 9/29/2014 3:06:52 PM
AIDS-related illnesses are the second leading cause of death among adolescents ... prevent the spread of HIV among adolescents, and to invest more in the most effective interventions. Government representatives from around the world, including Botswana ...
S. Sudan alarmed by rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rates
worldbulletin.net - 9/20/2014 5:59:11 AM
"The young populations are the backbone and future generation for this country. Statistics tell us that ... "Engaging voices of the youth in the HIV and AIDS response in South Sudan." According to the World Health Organization's 2013 report on HIV/AIDS ...
Message for the World Day Against AIDS
Catholic News Agency - 9/28/2014 7:51:23 AM
HIV/AIDS continues to sow death in all the countries of the world. 4. The best cure is prevention to avoid infection by HIV/AIDS, which we should remember is transmitted through the triple route of blood, transmission from mother to child, and sexual contact.
AHF Milestone: 350,000 People in 36 Countries Now Receiving AIDS Care and Treatment
Rock Hill Herald - 9/26/2014 12:01:19 AM
“At present, only 12.9 million of the 34 million living with HIV/AIDS worldwide are on treatment. While 20X20 may seem like an ambitious goal, for both AHF and the world, it is one we ... was considered a death sentence. AHF advocated tirelessly for ...
PHL reaches 20,000 mark in HIV cases
Sun Star - 9/30/2014 8:53:27 AM
there are now 20,424 HIV cases recorded in the country since 1984. Since 1984, HIV cases reported to the DOH included 1,857 AIDS cases and 1,052 deaths. There were 509 new HIV cases found in August 2014, based on the monthly report of the DOH – National ...
Op-ed: Fighting AIDS One Click at a Time
Advocate - 9/30/2014 7:56:11 AM
HIV ... the world don’t get the attention or resources they need to turn the tide in the same direction as we have with the many long-term survivors with HIV. Nobody on this planet should die of AIDS anymore, yet still we face millions of deaths every ...
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 ...
Why the United Nations is adopting Canadian scientist’s HIV strategy
Global News - 9/29/2014 12:07:54 PM
Countries around the world will be following these targets ... first implemented in 1996 to stop HIV from progressing into AIDS, to extend life expectancy and to reduce HIV-related deaths. Under Montaner’s vision, B.C. became the “testing ground ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...