Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
ghananewsagency.org - 12/3/2013 10:50:01 PM
Accra , Dec.3, GNA - Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday lauded the gains made in the country in the reduction of HIV and /AIDS prevalence. The rate dropped from 3.6 per cent in 2003 to 1.3 per cent in 2013.
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
Times of India - 11/30/2013 9:56:19 PM
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has a higher HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate than the country average and ranks fifth in the country in number of cases. Gujarat has an adult prevalence rate of 0.33% against the all-India 0.27%. According to statistics made ...
HIV prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 10:23:09 AM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS ... progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr Naresh ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence in Cambodia drops to 0.7 pct in 2013: official
GlobalPost - 12/1/2013 5:41:36 AM
PHNOM PENH, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infections ... of Public Health said, the country saw about 1,330 new HIV infections last year, down 12 percent year-on-year. Addressing the World AIDS Day, Deputy Prime Minister ...
World AIDS Day - the condom and the killer virus
Lifesite - 12/4/2013 5:48:11 PM
Every government Department and every Municipal office has free condoms everywhere – by the box ... which are contributing to the breakdown of the most fundamental building blocks of society – our families! And after reading this, I asked myself ...
DR Congo: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate declines
Afriquejet - 12/2/2013 8:25:03 AM
according to the country's anti-AIDS body PNMLS. In a document, entitled “HIV/AIDS Profile in DRC”, published Sunday on World AIDS Day, PNMLS indicated that the prevalence rate since 2011 among pregnant women in the DRC stands at 3.5 per cent ...
Nigeria: Niger State Records Reduction in HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate
AllAfrica - 12/2/2013 11:09:42 AM
Minna — Niger State Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services Dr. Ibrahim Babaminin Sule said at the weekend that the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the state ... ranks second among countries battling the virus in the world and that women and children ...
Bayelsa worried over high HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate
nationalmirroronline.net - 11/28/2013 3:22:00 AM
Bayelsa State government yesterday expressed worry that the state has the third highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge in the country, saying that it is rationed nine to one. It enumerated some factors responsible for the prevalence rate as intense ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
Last week, I wrote about my attendance at the PEPFAR annual meeting in South Africa, the country that has more people living with HIV (over 5 ... which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates in the world.
HIV prevalence among adults in TN continues to decline
The Hindu - 11/30/2013 5:45:46 PM
The adult prevalence of HIV in Tamil Nadu continues to maintain its steady decline trend. A State, which in the past had among the highest rates in the ... long-pending HIV/AIDS Bill be passed in its original form. Daisy David of World Vision India ...
Ghana Reduces Spread of HIV/Aids
AllAfrica - 12/4/2013 4:29:27 PM
THE DIRECTOR General of Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr. Angela El-Adas has stated that Ghana has reduced the number of new HIV infections among children by 76% - due to increased coverage of anti-retroviral prophylaxis for pregnant women living with HIV.
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
thebody.com - 5/25/2011 11:53:52 PM
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Last week, I wrote about my attendance at the PEPFAR annual meeting in South Africa, the country that has more people living with ... distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
Last year 0.778% of the ... and overall adult prevalence rates was recorded in Pakistan, where more than a quarter of intravenous drug users have HIV, compared to just 0.1% of the wider population. Among men who have sex with men, African countries again ...
Kenya joins world in marking AIDS Day
GlobalPost - 12/1/2013 8:43:33 PM
MOMBASA, Kenya, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Kenya joined the rest of the international community on Sunday in marking the World AIDS Day ... fight against HIV," she said. Kenyatta reminded Kenyans that HIV prevalence rate in the country remained high ...
HIV Infections Fall in South Sudan But Testing, Treatment Still Low
Voice of America - 12/2/2013 8:42:21 PM
U.N. data show the HIV/AIDS infection rate in South Sudan has dropped from 3.1 percent in 2001 to 2.7 percent last year, but success in fighting the disease could be undone by low levels of testing and treatment, officials said on World AIDS Day.