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
Malawi gets The Global Fund grant to fight HIV/AIDS
cp-africa.com - 11/30/2015 6:47:37 AM
Malawi President Peter Mutharika said the country had received a grant of $332 million ... schemes have been established since 2000. There is a high adult prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS, with an estimated 930,000 adults (or 11.9% of the population) living ...
HIV prevalence in Ethiopia drops by 90 percent-Official
en.starafrica.com - 11/27/2015 4:02:22 PM
The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Ethiopia decreased by 90 percent, the country’s Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and ... the office said at a press conference organized here on Friday in connection with World AIDS Day to be commemorated on 1st December.
HIV prevalence higher among women and girls in Africa
Daily Monitor - 11/30/2015 5:14:33 AM
According to the United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (Unaids), as of 2014, the country’s HIV prevalence rate has stagnated at 7.3 for more ... 93 per cent of people living with HIV (PLHIV) were adults aged 15 years and above. Of these, women constituted ...
New Zealand obesity campaigner quits saying country has made 'no progress'
The Guardian - 11/27/2015 2:47:47 AM
New Zealand is the third fattest nation of the OECD countries, according to official statistics. One in every three New Zealand adults, and one in every ten New Zealand children are obese. Toomath started FOE in 2001 as she was beginning to treat teenagers ...
AIDS mortality rate rising rapidly in Pakistan
The News International - 11/30/2015 2:22:45 AM
There has been an 11 per cent increase in mortality rates from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Pakistan, whereas, worldwide, deaths from HIV/AIDS declined ... HIV prevalence among general adult population ...
Top 10 Countries By HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Jagran Josh - 10/14/2011 11:57:15 PM
1 Switzerland 26.50 2012 est. 2 Lesotho 23.10 2012 est. 3 Botswana 23.00 2012 est. 4 South Africa 17.90 2012 est. 5 Zimbabwe 14.70 2012 est. 6 Namibia 13.30 2012 est. 7 Zambia 12.70 2012 est. 8 Mozambique 11.10 2012 est. 9 Malawi 10.80 2012 est.
Gallup: Global Unemployment 32 Percent
News Max - 11/19/2015 8:48:02 AM
Considering that almost half of the world lives on less than $2 a day, that unemployment figure can't be right.” “The ILO recommends a broad framework of labor force statistics to national statistics offices worldwide. Most countries collect these data ...
World AIDS Day: As funds trickle down
The Nation - 11/28/2015 11:32:09 PM
When reading the major statistics all together the situation is stark: Nine percent of all people living with HIV globally are in Nigeria, 14 percent of the global ... country cannot afford to relapse on the successes recorded in the fight against HIV/AIDS ...
Millions of women severely undernourished in low- and middle-income countries
Science Codex - 11/24/2015 4:24:24 AM
"What was also striking was that there was no decline in the prevalence of severe adult undernutrition in the past two decades in the majority of countries." This was the first broad global study of ... greater infection rates, poor pregnancy outcomes ...
Nepal making progress in fight against HIV’
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2015 8:24:51 PM
Of them, 1,968 are children (0-14 years), 28,869 are adults (15-49 years) and 8,412 are persons above the age of 50. According to a recent statistics released by the NCASC under the Ministry of Health and Population in the run-up to the World AIDS Day ...
Global Joblessness: The Real Number
Call UP - 11/19/2015 7:00:40 AM
The ILO recommends a broad framework of labor force statistics to national statistics offices worldwide ... by country. In the U.S., for example, 29% of those with good jobs have great jobs, and in China, 5% do. Out of 5 billion adults on this planet ...
Yet another World AIDs Day tomorrow
The Nation - 11/30/2015 1:32:39 AM
LAHORE - Huge gap between the number of identified and actual HIV positive patients continue to pose serious challenge when the country is observing yet another World AIDs ... The overall prevalence of HIV infection in adults aged 15 to 49 is 0.
Fighting AIDS: Global Fund okays $16m for Pakistan
The Express Tribune - 11/22/2015 1:49:18 AM
The Global Fund has approved a concept note for Asian countries ... HIV/Aids and the government is clueless about their whereabouts,” he said. For this purpose, he said, teams of Aids Control Programme will visit key areas where the prevalence rate ...
A growing number of African youth dying of AIDS according to a report released by
The Maravi Post - 11/30/2015 12:35:23 AM
The statistics further ... in low and middle income countries. In Malawi and the rest of the World, organizations, faith-based groups, researchers and individuals are working tirelessly in helping those affected by HIV/Aids pandemic, through various ...
Gallup poll reports global unemployment rate is 32%
Economic Collapse News - 11/18/2015 11:58:19 PM
The survey institution adds: “The ILO recommends a broad framework of labor force statistics to national statistics offices worldwide. Most countries collect these ... out of approximately five billion adults have a good job. “So who are the other ...