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
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate: Threat to Nigeria’s economic aspiration
Businessday - 7/27/2014 12:09:14 AM
According to the latest report on Nigeria by McKinsey Global Institute, Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world ... National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey-Plus (NARHS Plus) estimated Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate at 3.4 per ...
HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade
BBC - 7/20/2014 1:21:58 AM
The rate ... the Aids epidemic may be slowing in the country. However, there was a rise in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men aged under 24 and over 45. HIV is the virus that causes Aids, a disease which destroys the immune system. The World ...
India scores by battling HIV/AIDS but falls short fighting TB and malaria
The Hindu - 7/22/2014 6:48:52 AM
The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular ... The mortality figure in 2000 was 1.6 million. Despite TB prevalence rates reducing since 2000, the number of people living ...
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.
How the global response to HIV/AIDS renders Indigenous peoples “invisible”
Crikey - 7/23/2014 1:42:52 PM
“If HIV were to enter these communities, the world ... high rates of HIV and AIDS. Ward last weekend delivered a warning to the International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS, held in the lead-up to AIDS2014, that HIV prevalence among Indigenous ...
HIV infections in children under five down by over three quarters
Mail & Guardian Online - 7/22/2014 2:24:01 AM
However, the study also found that the fight against South Africa’s HIV epidemic is far from over: the country has the highest number of Aids-related deaths in the world. The South ... had a high tuberculosis prevalence rate of 965 cases per 100 000 ...
Anti-Morocco tirade by Egypt TV host sparks outcry
Al Arabiya News - 7/18/2014 6:06:29 PM
Morocco ranks among the highest countries in HIV prevalence rate,” she claimed, adding that “Morocco’s economy is an economy of prostitution.” Contrary to her claim, the CIA’s World Factbook lists Morocco 162 in HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate ...
Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for women, world AIDS forum told
Raw Story - 7/26/2014 6:36:58 AM
A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS ... The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends voluntary circumcision as an option for men in 14 sub-Saharan countries struggling with high rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
WHO identifies China's HIV challenges
China Daily - 7/29/2014 8:42:16 AM
China faces multiple challenges in its fight against HIV/AIDS, including low testing coverage and high infection rates among ... the World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in China, detailed the state of HIV/AIDS in the country in an article ...
Concerns Cambodia's fight against HIV/AIDS undermined by funding cuts, government policy
ABC Online - 7/24/2014 4:59:07 AM
Experts fear Cambodia's well-earned reputation as a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS could be undermined by government policy targeting the country's high-risk ... That has helped to cut the rate of HIV infection in the adult population to 0.7 per ...
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 ...
Urban boom and its bang on HIV
Rappler - 7/24/2014 7:50:55 AM
Nailatikau can be seen wearing the red ribbon that symbolizes the HIV struggle every day, even when it is not World AIDS Day ... a low HIV prevalence country, but this is beside the point says the president. “The countries with a high rate of the ...
Cambodia's HIV efforts approaching a crossroads
ABC-Radio Australia - 7/25/2014 1:16:02 AM
Latest estimates say there are 36 million people worldwide ... rates of any low-income country. In addition, HIV education is being introduced into the secondary school curriculum to teach the next generation of its dangers. But with a low HIV prevalence ...