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
The Most Obese Countries In The World
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 4:16:53 PM
Obesity has been steadily increasing in countries all over the world — and as of 2014, more than half a billion adults worldwide ... gallery The prevalence of obesity is highest in the Americas, with 61% overweight in both sexes. Obesity rates are ...
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.
UAE Ranked 22nd Most Obese Nation in the World
Dubai Chronicle - 1/27/2015 3:33:21 AM
Obesity rates around the world have more than doubled for only 20 years, according to the latest report by the World health Organization. The study found that as of 2014, more than half a billion adults are ... The prevalence has jumped the most in Africa ...
Today’s children to face diabetes epidemic by 2035
Kuwait Times - 1/28/2015 6:19:48 PM
Type 2 diabetes rates ... of the world’s adult population), at a projected cost of USD627 billion globally. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), between 2013 - 2035, the countries with the highest growth in diabetes prevalence ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 1/15/2015 11:57:20 PM
China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.The figure was a 14 percent increase on the number of new cases diagnosed in 2013 ...
Warning over 'staggering rise' in diabetes rate
Zawya - 1/30/2015 7:54:39 AM
The diabetes prevalence rates ... In some countries, type 2 diabetes now accounts for almost half of new cases in children and adolescents. Type 2 diabetes rates are also increasing throughout the world's adult population and experts warn that it is ...
Focusing to Achieve a World Without AIDS
jama.jamanetwork.com - 1/28/2015 4:36:36 AM
For example, although national adult HIV prevalence in Kenya is 5.6%, in hyperendemic areas near Lake Victoria, those rates can exceed 15%. Under such circumstances, blanket, uniform distribution of resources throughout a country without attention to ...
Uganda: How Countries Can Best Manage Global Fund Aid
AllAfrica - 1/26/2015 5:43:24 AM
In the 30 years since HIV/Aids was first identified ... This way, each country is assured that it has funds allocated to it. The priority is now based on the economic status of a country, the prevalence rates of a disease and others.
Public health challenges in the Middle East
Japan Times - 1/31/2015 9:33:41 AM
Some relatively new diseases are emerging, such as HIV/AIDS, and in some areas, old diseases like tuberculosis are re-emerging. Though HIV prevalence rates are low in Mideast countries, the spread of further infections could have significant social and ...
Reduction of infections is a milestone
observer.org.sz - 1/25/2015 12:58:15 AM
Minister of Health and Social Welfare Sibongile Ndlela Simelane announced early this week that the country managed to decrease the rate ... HIV/AIDS prevalence which is said to be the highest in the world stands at 26 percent. This covers youth and adults ...
Trends in Diabetes Incidence Among 7 Million Insured Adults, 2006–2011
Medscape News - 1/18/2015 11:53:47 PM
National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country ... Trends in death rates among U.S. adults with and without ...
Smoking Profits, with Reduced Risks
Investing Daily - 1/29/2015 11:55:03 PM
But while the prevalence rate may ... of American adults smoked. Today, only about 18% of us light up on a regular basis. But while the anti-tobacco crusaders have scored a win here in the U.S. – and in much of the rest of the developed world – there ...
American Entrepreneurship: Death by a Thousand Cuts
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 1/30/2015 9:20:33 AM
Joseph Schumpeter In the history of the world, no country has had a more ... In this article, he called the declining rate of American entrepreneurship the most important issue facing our country, “It is catastrophic to be dead wrong on the biggest ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...