Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
UN: AIDS Deaths Down, Treatment Up in Africa
Voice of America - 5/21/2013 4:26:51 PM
A new United Nations report says AIDS-related deaths in Africa are falling while the number of Africans getting treatment for the AIDS virus is on the rise. The report from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS says the number of people ...
After a decade, global AIDS program looks ahead
FOX News - 5/22/2013 1:09:25 AM
AIDS-related deaths were 1.7 million, down from 2.3 million in 2005. Jennifer Kates, director of global health and HIV policy at Kaiser, said most countries where the program operates have yet to reach the "tipping point," where new infections ...
HIV/AIDS: Bold new goal for 2020 set at UN AIDS summit
IRIN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
NEW YORK, 13 June 2011 (IRIN) - The United Nations High-Level Meeting on AIDS was nothing if not bold. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a global commitment to eliminate AIDS by 2020. “That is our goal – zero new infections, zero stigma and ...
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
One in ten South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths are falling as ramped-up treatment begins to have an impact, the country’s official statistics ... since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme.
Great strides are reported in eradicating AIDS/HIV in Africa
Catholic Online - 5/22/2013 6:56:00 PM
AIDS-related deaths, rates of infection drop noticeably, thanks to cooperation among African nations Once the fearsome scourge of the African continent, the rates of HIV/AIDS infection and AIDS-related deaths have dropped dramatically over the past several ...
UGANDA: AIDS leading cause of death in war-ravaged north - World Vision
IRIN - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
KAMPALA, 28 September 2004 (IRIN) - AIDS is killing three times more people in northern Uganda than the ongoing violence there, World Vision International said on Monday, adding that the 18-year conflict between the Ugandan army and rebels of the Lord's ...
Partners, not pledges, needed to fight HIV
CNN - 5/23/2013 11:16:41 AM
For example, USAID has promoted the work of the Indian sex worker collective VAMP, and its parent organization, SANGRAM, as “transformational,” highlighting the success of its “rights-based approach” in helping “marginalized groups to ...
How AIDS changed global health forever
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/22/2013 9:37:39 AM
First, one cannot underestimate the impact of activism and social mobilisation against the inequity of access to care, as exemplified by Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa ... AIDS to a global movement of citizens who have brought new life to the ...
The Increasing Problem of AIDS Orphans in Africa
The Epoch Times - 5/21/2013 7:04:20 PM
of which 14.8 million live in Sub-Saharan Africa. In some countries, a larger proportion of children have become orphans due to AIDS than to any other cause. “The staggering number of African children already orphaned due to disease is only the ...
WORLD AIDS DAY, 2012
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/21/2013 7:11:30 PM
On World ... with HIV, we were proud to welcome leaders from around the world to the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. Creating an AIDS-free generation is a shared responsibility. It requires commitment from partner countries, coupled ...
Closer to a world without HIV
Hindustan Times - 5/19/2013 5:12:11 PM
An encouraging piece of news from our own country has been reported ... at fighting a complex organism like HIV should be viewed with optimism and trust. More than 30 ongoing Aids vaccine trials worldwide by scientists and researchers, supported ...
Youth organizations form a pact for social transformation in the AIDS response
unaids.org - 5/23/2013 4:38:48 PM
“Many small organizations lack the time, resources, and strategic space to reflect on their work and forge ... A pact for social transformation took place in Hammamet, Tunisia from the 20-22 of May. The main outcome of the consultation was ...
Saving the Lives of Women Worldwide
The Huffington Post - 5/12/2013 2:35:50 PM
Globally, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death of women of reproductive age ... yet only 57 percent in low- and middle-income countries received the recommended treatment regimen by the World Health Organization for prevention of mother-to-child ...
World Bank Group : World Bank Approves $US213 Million to Boost Trade and Improve HIV/AIDs Health Services and Road Safety in Tanzania
4-traders - 5/22/2013 9:26:19 PM
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$213 million to support the Government of Tanzania's efforts to rehabilitate roads and bring HIV/AIDS and road ... for the landlocked countries in the region (Zambia ...
Rev. Al Sharpton to Join “Keep the Promise on AIDS” March in Brooklyn, NY
Yahoo! Finance - 5/22/2013 11:13:41 PM
Hundreds of advocates and community leaders are expected to participate in the “Keep the Promise on HIV/AIDS” March and Rally on Saturday, April 6 th beginning at 12:00 noon in Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn, New York. The event—the third ...