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
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.
Central African Republic Doctors Say War Boosting HIV Prevalence
Yahoo Finance - 3/16/2015 8:58:48 PM
More from Bloomberg.com: India's Sensex Rebounds as Fed Rate-Increase ... advocates that the prevalence of HIV/AIDS may rise from 3.8 percent among adults aged 19 to 45, according to a 2013 estimate by the United Nations. The country plunged into chaos ...
Zimbabwe: Govt, Private Sector Join Hands to Fight TB, HIV
AllAfrica - 3/27/2015 9:32:53 AM
"This marks a step towards achieving zero new infections, zero deaths and zero discrimination for HIV, Aids and TB," said Dr Parirenyatwa. "Despite the observed successes, the country still ... The HIV prevalence rate in Zimbabwe declined to 15 percent ...
Rwanda's First Lady Warns HIV May Wipe Out Next Generation, Reports KT Press
EIN News Desk World News Report - 3/27/2015 7:09:43 AM
Rwanda's First Lady Jeannette Kagame has warned that the next generation risks being wiped out by HIV/AIDS epidemic unless the world sustains ... to reduce HIV prevalence to 3% with 6000 new infections every year since 2010. The country intends to decrease ...
Diabetes Treatment Most Expensive In US, Finds New Study; 600M People To Be Afflicted Globally By 2035
International Business Times - 3/17/2015 8:18:51 AM
Over 8 percent of the world’s adult population was suffering from diabetes in 2013, with the most populous countries -- India and China -- nearing prevalence rates of close to 10 percent, according to the study. The disease is also widespread in the U.S ...
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 ...
Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040
Medical Xpress - 3/13/2015 7:40:38 AM
Falling rates of tobacco usage in high-income countries have increased the ... Union Medical College in Beijing, China, "The prevalence of tobacco use among adult men in China is one of the highest in the world and is increasing; 1·4 million deaths ...
P8-B loss yearly: 'Tuberculosis a daily massacre' – Recto
Rappler - 3/23/2015 9:51:57 AM
"First, there is the challenge of high TB prevalence rate. 438,000 of our people have it, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) data. Globally, we’re 9th in the WHO watch-list of 22 high-burdened countries which constitute 80% of all TB ...
What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever
Vox - 3/20/2015 12:25:49 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set a target of 2020 of getting the country's smoking rate ... "a world where over the next 25 years the sales of tobacco are phased out (although not prohibited), and in which fewer than 5 percent of adults ...
Plain Packaging Makes Cigarettes Less Sexy
Medscape News - 3/23/2015 8:14:43 PM
"Australia has learned and applied this lesson well and that is why it has one of the lowest smoking prevalence rates in the world." "Until recently ... and create appeal with young people and adults." In countries that fail to introduce similar ...
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.
The unseen world of childhood TB
WWLP 22News - 3/24/2015 7:16:16 PM
In 2013, 550,000 children were estimated to be infected worldwide, according to the World Health Organization ... Uganda is one of the 22 high-burden TB countries globally and weakened immunity due to high rates of HIV in the population further exacerbates ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
The survey, conducted by the country’s National AIDS Commission (NAC) and the Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) indicates the prevalence rate ... by World Health Organization (WHO). Malawi Government ...
DEVELOPMENT: 50 Countries, 700 Million People, One Poverty Trap
Inter Press Service - 7/14/2005 11:58:58 PM
UNITED NATIONS, Jul 15 2005 (IPS) - A new U.N. report calls for urgent action to combat the dual crises of poverty and AIDS in Least Developed Countries ... HIV/AIDS rates in the world. Sixteen out of the 50 LDCs have an HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate ...