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
No Hope for AIDS-Free Generation in Uganda as Controversial HIV Bill is Signed into Law
Inter Press Service - 8/21/2014 1:41:17 AM
There will be “an increase in deaths from HIV, more infections” as a result of the HIV/AIDS law, he warned. According to AIDS Free World, over 60 countries criminalise the transmission of HIV or the failure to disclose one’s HIV status to sex ...
Trangender HIV deaths rise despite drop in TN fatalities
Times of India - 8/16/2014 12:14:09 AM
consider that the latest census statistics put the number of transgenders in the country at 4.9 lakh out of a total population in excess of 120 crore. That is 0.04% of the general population. By comparison, the HIV/AIDS mortality rate for transgenders by ...
Kenya ranked fourth worldwide in HIV infections
Daily Nation - 8/20/2014 7:36:12 PM
Kenya has the fourth highest number of Aids infections in the world. The HIV prevalence in the country stands at 1.6 million people ... and India (2.4 million), according to statistics from the UNAIDS and World Health Organisation (WHO).
With Advance in HIV Treatment, Survivors Face Other Disease Risks
Med India - 8/19/2014 6:40:07 PM
As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need ... substantially lowered the rates of HIV infection and deaths from HIV/AIDS. Dr Narayan and coauthors write, "Today, with over ...
Kenya launches an ambitious HIV prevention road map
UNAIDS - 8/21/2014 3:38:48 PM
In 2013, an estimated 1.6 million people were living with HIV in Kenya, and 92 000 fewer AIDS-related deaths were recorded in 2013 than ... blueprint for the future and a scalable model for other countries’ efforts." "We are encouraged by the wide ...
New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response
TheSacramento Bee - 8/18/2014 2:16:27 PM
For example, in most low- and middle- income countries ... of HIV/AIDS information. It outlines which data matters the most, including: About amfAR amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world's leading ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
Mbeki Aids denial 'caused 300,000 deaths'
theguardian.com - 11/25/2008 11:53:22 PM
The Aids policies of the former South African president Thabo Mbeki's government were directly responsible for the avoidable deaths ... country, according to research by Harvard university. South Africa has one of the severest HIV/Aids epidemics in the world.
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
the country’s official statistics agency said Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. New data indicate that drive is working. The disease ...
The Tragic Effects of HIV & AIDS on Economies of Developing Countries
topsecretwriters.com - 11/12/2011 11:58:39 PM
However, the effects of HIV and AIDS is ... and contraption in developing countries, the unremitting cycle of devastation AIDS and HIV has on society may finally be impeded. With households less impoverished by premature death, more people will be able ...
Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country? Solving an epidemiological mystery
New Republic - 5/11/2014 11:59:09 PM
(Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreaful Record on HIV/AIDS) The second thing they tell me is why. AIDS is the same virus no matter what country ... in the United States didn’t fall to the same lows as the rest of the developed world.
Africa: HIV/Aids Resource Adds Data From More Than 100 Countries
AllAfrica - 7/22/2014 4:50:10 PM
It is the world's only resource that consolidates HIV/AIDS information for ... The tool consists of a library of statistics from more than 14,900 sources in international scientific and medical journals, individual countries' annual HIV/AIDS surveillance ...
UN: Global AIDS Epidemic Can Be Tamed by 2030
Voice of America - 7/15/2014 11:53:39 PM
New HIV infections and deaths from AIDS are decreasing, making it possible to control the epidemic ... by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...