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
Ghana Makes Progress In HIV/AIDS Fight-GAC
Spy Ghana - 4/16/2014 12:15:40 AM
The Technical Manager of the Ghana AIDS ... national HIV prevalence rate has stabilized at 1.5 per cent in 2010 and declined further in 2011 and 2012 to 1.3 percent. He said the 2012 sentinel surveillance report showed a reduction in national adult HIV ...
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.
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 ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The Body - 5/25/2011 11:53:52 PM
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS ... HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
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.
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
Geneva --There is new evidence that adult HIV infection rates have decreased in certain countries ... Faso prevalence among young pregnant women declined from around 4% in 2001 to just under 2% in 2003. These latest findings were published in AIDS Epidemic ...
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 ...
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 ...
Zambia: HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate Still Remains High - UNAIDS
AllAfrica - 11/22/2005 11:53:56 PM
Briefing the press yesterday on the World AIDS Day campaign, Dr Sozi said the HIV prevalence rate ... Dr Sozi said in some countries like Kenya, Zimbabwe and the urban parts of Haiti and Burkina Faso, adult HIV infection rates had decreased over the ...
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 ...
The puzzle of Africa's HIV and AIDS rates.
Slate - 5/14/2007 11:52:58 PM
In 10 countries in sub-Saharan ... The Invisible Cure: AIDS in Africa. As Epstein recounts, Uganda had one of the world's most intense AIDS epidemics, peaking in 1991 at an adult prevalence rate of 15 percent, though this has since dropped by more than ...
HIV prevalence rate drops, says NCASC
ekantipur.com - 11/27/2011 11:55:11 PM
To meet Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Nepal has to bring down the prevalence rate to 0.30 ... major achievement of the HIV/Aids intervention programme in the country. The NCASC says the decline in Nepal is part of the worldwide fall in Aids-related ...
HIV and AIDS Prevalence Rate Could Go Higher
Spy Ghana - 12/2/2013 8:56:40 PM
Mr Malex Alebikiya, Executive Director of the Association of Church-based Development (ACDEP), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has stated that the country’s HIV and AIDS prevalence could ... to mark this year’s World AIDS Day.
South Africa has world's highest HIV prevalence: survey
neurope.eu - 4/2/2014 7:48:56 AM
4 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2012, the highest prevalence ... that the country is on its way towards universal access to treatment. South Africa is currently implementing the largest antiretroviral treatment program in the world.