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.
Davao among PH cities with high HIV prevalence rates
Mindanews - 4/13/2015 11:00:06 AM
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), if you exceed five percent in two years’ time, then HIV in these areas will really be uncontrollable. So we should not let the prevalence rate ... country director of the United Nations Programme on ...
World CNS Therapeutics Industry
Market Watch - 4/20/2015 3:02:20 PM
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates ... II-29Developing Countries Struggle with Low Treatment Rates II-29Refractory Childhood Epilepsy ...
HIV in 6 PH cities may reach 'uncontrollable' rates – DOH
Rappler - 4/10/2015 2:56:53 AM
The DOH identified the 6 cities and their corresponding prevalence rate among males who have sex with males (MSM) as the following: "According to [the World Health Organization ... The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said the ...
HIV/AIDS: Stemming the Rising Tide
Philstar - 4/19/2015 4:29:25 PM
It is at a critical juncture with its growing numbers of HIV/AIDS cases. World Health Organization studies indicate that, once prevalence rates exceed 5% ... problems as separate from the rest of the country as a whole. Just as the poor find their voices ...
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.
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 ...
Falsified medicines taint global supply
Medical Xpress - 4/20/2015 1:57:55 PM
Produced by diverse universities and institutions across the country and world ... such as medications to treat HIV/AIDS, serious cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to a 2000 World Health Organization report, almost one-third of identified ...
Obesity poses big threat to world
China Daily Europe - 4/14/2015 12:21:49 AM
If the current trend continues, almost half of the world's adult ... countries, where rapid industrialization and urbanization are boosting incomes and therefore calorie intake. In India and China, the prevalence of obesity in cities is 3-4 times the rate ...
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
which had previously recorded a decline in the rate of HIV/AIDS infection. Figures released by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research during the 2012 World AIDS Day showed that Nigeria was among the 12 countries worldwide that recorded a 20 per cent ...
Zambia’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate drops
Spy Ghana - 3/30/2015 8:27:53 PM
Zambia has recorded a decrease in its HIV/AIDS prevalence ... testing in the country and awareness programs. The survey also revealed that infant mortality declined from 70 to 45 deaths per 1,000 live births while under five mortality rate declined from ...
West African Governments Will Support Health Services for Vulnerable Populations at Highest Risk of HIV
en.starafrica.com - 4/14/2015 6:41:13 AM
HIV prevalence among reproductive-age adults in West Africa has declined significantly over the past 15 years with rates below 4 percent in all 15 ECOWAS countries ... HIV strategies in order to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
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 ...
Lusaka ranks highest in HIV prevalence rate
Lusaka Times - 6/26/2013 5:38:42 PM
She bemoaned that only 15 per cent of Zambians access counselling despite the country recording a high HIV prevalence rate. Mrs Chomba stressed that there is need to encourage all sexually active youths and adults to ... same function World Health ...
Final Skate and Donate for Guelph’s Bracelet of Hope set for Saturday
Guelph Mercury - 4/14/2015 10:08:48 AM
The country has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the world, with an estimated 23.3 per cent of the population of roughly two million living with the infection. Bracelet of Hope is now raising funds to build an HIV/AIDS clinic in the country ...