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
S. Sudan alarmed by rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rates
worldbulletin.net - 9/20/2014 5:59:11 AM
The South Sudan AIDS Commission (SSAC) has raised the alarm about rapidly rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rates, lamenting that ... at the launch of preparations for World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1. "The country is faced with a low generalized ...
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 ...
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.
Tanzania regions asked not to let up on AIDS
busiweek.com - 9/22/2014 12:27:32 AM
In 2007, the World Health Organization and UNAIDS endorsed male ... tries to foster VMMC in two regions is a stepping stone in fighting against HIV/Aids prevalence in the country. Ms Mayer said that by making smart investment based on science and ...
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
APART from being an indictment of the country ... living with HIV/AIDS worldwide at between 32 million and 38 million, as of September last year. Unfortunately, Nigeria, with about 3 million infected persons, has the highest prevalence rate of the ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 2/10/2014 11:58:31 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.The HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, was introduced in the upper house by Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/26/2011 5:04:39 PM
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
Countries ready to “Fast Track” response to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030
UNAIDS - 9/24/2014 11:55:21 PM
World ... countries with high HIV prevalence need choices to mitigate their vulnerability and risk of acquiring HIV. In sub-Saharan Africa, HIV prevalence among young women and girls is higher than among their male peers. “When I think about ending AIDS ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
Malawi continues recording success stories in response to HIV and AIDS with the latest being the drop in the national prevalence rate ... the country completed the transitioning to a better treatment regime as recommended by World Health Organization ...
High prevalence of risk behaviour means there's potential for worsening of HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs in Europe
Nam Aidsmap - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV. HIV & AIDS ... of any world region, largely due to high rates of new infections among people who inject drugs. A team of investigators wanted to determine HIV prevalence and ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
Ghana News Agency - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 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 ... celebration of the World AIDS Day, which ...
Uganda: Country Has Second Highest Adult HIV Prevalence in the Region
AllAfrica - 11/30/2009 11:58:23 PM
Kampala — UGANDA has the second- highest HIV prevalence rate among adults aged 15-48 years in the region ... The report released yesterday also gives grim revelations about Uganda as the country with the highest HIV prevalence among men who have sex ...
HIV Infection Rates Decreasing in Several Countries but Global Number of People Living With HIV Continues to Rise
The Body - 11/20/2005 11:56:18 PM
Kenya, Zimbabwe and some countries in the Caribbean region all show declines in HIV prevalence over the past few years with overall adult infection rates decreasing ... Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate: Threat to Nigeria’s economic aspiration
Businessday - 7/27/2014 1:42:18 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 ...