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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Kidney Failure: A Chronic Threat On The Rise
Leadership - 1/25/2015 1:05:24 AM
Medical experts have revealed that more people die every day from kidney related diseases than malaria and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The World ... reliable statistics about the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the majority of African countries ...
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 ...
China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV/AIDs cases in 2014: report
7 News Yahoo - 1/16/2015 4:15:02 AM
The United Nations' anti-AIDS body does not carry 2013 statistics for China on its website, but said in a 2012 report that HIV/AIDs prevalence remains "low" in the country compared to global averages. It added that 39,000 cases were diagnosed in 2011.
126 million additional funding announced to fight HIV in Zimbabwe
United Nations Development Program - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
The AIDS epidemic is particularly acute in Zimbabwe, with a prevalence rate ... the country. The project is now estimated to save more than 58,000 lives per year in avoided HIV mortality. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ...
A peep into Zambia’s mortality trends
Times of Zambia - 1/24/2015 3:32:45 PM
Today, fewer people are dying from measles and diarrheal diseases in Zambia, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... gap in death rates for adults between the ages of 20 to 44 is widening and HIV/AIDS, interpersonal ...
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 ...
Agent of Change: A Q&A with GLAAD’s Sarah Kate Ellis
Metro Weekly - 1/20/2015 11:58:34 PM
The story explored the prevalence of gay people in every walk of life, all while framing homosexuality as a disease. “It is a pathetic little second-rate substitute ... in this country, closing a culture gap and really creating a world where the LGBT ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 11:34:28 AM
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the worst-affected region by some way, although adult prevalence ... HIV/AIDS, is the mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. Efforts to tackle this infection path appear to be working, as the transmission rate ...