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: Threat to Nigeria’s economic aspiration
Businessday - 7/27/2014 12:09:14 AM
According to the latest report on Nigeria by McKinsey Global Institute, Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world ... National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey-Plus (NARHS Plus) estimated Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate at 3.4 per ...
India scores by battling HIV/AIDS but falls short fighting TB and malaria
The Hindu - 7/22/2014 6:48:52 AM
The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular ... The mortality figure in 2000 was 1.6 million. Despite TB prevalence rates reducing since 2000, the number of people living ...
HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade
BBC - 7/20/2014 1:21:58 AM
The rate ... the Aids epidemic may be slowing in the country. However, there was a rise in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men aged under 24 and over 45. HIV is the virus that causes Aids, a disease which destroys the immune system. The World ...
More Help Sought, as Cambodia Joins Major AIDS Conference in Washington
Voice of America - 7/21/2014 12:47:58 PM
Cambodia has pulled its HIV/AIDS prevalence rate down to 0.8 percent and provided treatment to more than 46,000 patients so far. WASHINGTON DC - More than 20,000 health officials and activists from around the world ... and many other countries in finding ...
Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, world AIDS forum told
Raw Story - 7/26/2014 6:36:58 AM
A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS ... The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends voluntary circumcision as an option for men in 14 sub-Saharan countries struggling with high rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
How the global response to HIV/AIDS renders Indigenous peoples “invisible”
Crikey - 7/23/2014 1:42:52 PM
“If HIV were to enter these communities, the world ... high rates of HIV and AIDS. Ward last weekend delivered a warning to the International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS, held in the lead-up to AIDS2014, that HIV prevalence among Indigenous ...
WHO warns global gay HIV rates remain at epidemic levels
Lifesite - 7/14/2014 11:54:50 PM
"Rates of HIV infection among men who have sex with men remain high almost everywhere and new prevention options are urgently needed." In the lead-up to the International AIDS Conference ... but in no country of the world is HIV prevalence lower in MSM ...
South Africa: Aids Still Extracting a Deadly Price, but SA Is Making Progress
AllAfrica - 7/23/2014 7:37:47 AM
South Africa has more Aids-related deaths than any country in the world, but deaths of young children ... and Swaziland - showed higher prevalence rates of the disease. Swaziland recorded an HIV prevalence rate of nearly 17 000 cases per 100 000 people ...
Concerns Cambodia's fight against HIV/AIDS undermined by funding cuts, government policy
ABC Online - 7/24/2014 3:11:45 AM
Experts fear Cambodia's well-earned reputation as a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS could be undermined by government policy targeting the country's high-risk ... That has helped to cut the rate of HIV infection in the adult population to 0.7 per ...
Urban boom and its bang on HIV
Rappler - 7/24/2014 7:50:55 AM
Nailatikau can be seen wearing the red ribbon that symbolizes the HIV struggle every day, even when it is not World AIDS Day ... a low HIV prevalence country, but this is beside the point says the president. “The countries with a high rate of the ...
Nation Makes Progress Against HIV, Lags in Fighting TB, Malaria
The New Indian Express - 7/24/2014 2:14:29 AM
On the other hand, though the rates of new tuberculosis (TB) and malaria infections are on the decline, the prevalence is higher than the global average. India is one of three countries ... the world, prevalence of TB in people without HIV/AIDS infection ...
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
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.
HIV infections in children under five down by over three quarters
Mail & Guardian Online - 7/22/2014 2:24:01 AM
However, the study also found that the fight against South Africa’s HIV epidemic is far from over: the country has the highest number of Aids-related deaths in the world. The South ... had a high tuberculosis prevalence rate of 965 cases per 100 000 ...
Cambodia's HIV efforts approaching a crossroads
ABC-Radio Australia - 7/25/2014 1:16:02 AM
Latest estimates say there are 36 million people worldwide ... rates of any low-income country. In addition, HIV education is being introduced into the secondary school curriculum to teach the next generation of its dangers. But with a low HIV prevalence ...