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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Rising cancer rates in low, middle income countries threaten economic stability
Science Daily - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
The number of cancer cases every year worldwide, currently estimated to be more ... (2015, October 1). Rising cancer rates in low, middle income countries threaten economic stability: Editorial says prevention efforts important part of health care planning.
Second Opinion: In the world of sport, women are still making the sandwiches
The Irish Times - 10/6/2015 9:33:03 AM
The amount of media coverage given to sport, in particular the GAA championships and Rugby World Cup, was over the top ... According to the Central Statistics Office, 98 per cent of those looking after home and family in Ireland are women.
Scotland: Global alcohol conference
7th Space - 10/7/2015 1:46:35 AM
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will today (Wednesday) confirm that the Scottish Government will continue to press the case to introduce minimum unit pricing and limit the sale of ‘deadly cheap’ alcohol.Ms Sturgeon will be addressing the Global Alcohol ...
Rising cancer rates in low and middle income countries threaten economic stability
Medical Xpress - 10/1/2015 3:29:45 PM
The number of cancer cases every year worldwide, currently estimated to be more than 14 million, is projected to reach almost 22 million by 2030, with the proportion of newly diagnosed cases in low- and middle-income countries rising from the current 59% ...
Interview: Botswana eyes closer cooperation with China in fight against HIV
Xinhua News Agency - 10/6/2015 9:00:15 PM
I see both China and those countries which it is supporting ... you can't handle it as just an HIV/AIDS issue, it's broader than that," she said. Botswana has one of the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world. According to the 4th Botswana AIDS Impact ...
New move by Islamic countries to improve women’s health – but more needs to be done
yourmiddleeast.com - 9/28/2015 7:08:03 PM
The prevalence of religious laws, namely Islamic legislation, has hindered women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health. Yemen, for example, has the highest rate of maternal ... in conservative countries, namely in the Arab world and Africa.
Big Blow To Ghana - Drops From 59 In 2004 To 119 In Global Competiveness Report
Peace FM Online - 10/6/2015 7:31:22 AM
Ghana’s desire to turn around the dwindling fortunes of the country has been dealt a further negative blow as the country slipped eight places in the latest Global ... HIV prevalence, % adult population placed 115; business impact of HIV/AIDS ranked ...
It’s World Teachers’ Day so remember to thank an educator!
Metro International - 10/6/2015 12:17:42 PM
Worldwide, there is a growing shortage of quality teachers combined with inadequate professional training. The UNESCO Institute for Statistics estimates that to achieve universal primary education by 2020, countries ... Even as an adult, you’re tempted ...
Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system at Islamic Economy Summit
The National - 10/5/2015 8:08:21 AM
The World Bank estimates that 2 billion people – about 48 per cent of the world’s adult population – are without bank accounts. The UAE has a banking penetration rate of ... at the prevalence of rural poverty in his home country.
Is this the world’s most liveable city?
BBC - 10/7/2015 12:49:19 AM
For a fifth-year running, Melbourne has topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2015 Global Liveability Ranking ... of Victoria has an unemployment rate of 6.2%, according to the most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force Commentary ...
World Press Trends 2015 Report released
WorldNewsPublishingFocus - 10/5/2015 11:50:15 AM
It may come as a surprise, and it's worth remembering: about 2.7 billion adults ... the World Publishing Expo in Hamburg, Germany. The report, a concise companion to WAN-IFRA's World Press Trends database, provides rapid access to the key statistics ...
Made-in-Canada HIV/AIDS treatment embraced by everyone but Canada
Global News - 9/30/2015 3:35:06 AM
By Anna Mehler Paperny Senior Producer, Investigative Data Desk Global News A made-in-Canada approach to tackling the HIV/AIDS epidemic has been endorsed ... s most vulnerable populations: The HIV prevalence rate among Aboriginal Canadians was 544 per ...
Global Portable and Transport Ventilator Market at $1.2 Billion Is Anticipated to Reach $2.5 Billion by 2016
sbwire.com - 10/6/2015 5:54:08 PM
Market Research Store releases a new market research report "Global Portable ... company and country reports. We feature large repository of latest industry reports, leading and niche company profiles, and market statistics released by reputed private ...
VP Masisi urges countries to learn from Botswana HIV experience
en.starafrica.com - 9/29/2015 10:52:57 AM
Botswana’s Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said that Botswana has useful HIV/AIDS experience to share with the rest of the world. Delivering a speech ... to key population – and reducing the prevalence rate among women of child bearing ages ...
Family matters: A global snapshot inspired by Pope Francis
Washington Times - 9/24/2015 10:26:04 PM
That global-poverty yardstick was set in 1990, when dollar figure was, well, $1. Bank authorities, who will meet in October in Lima, Peru, are expected to move the line to $1.90. According to the World Bank, the rankings of the top 10 countries with ...