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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
United Nations chief: World is on track to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
Washington Post - 7/14/2015 8:49:31 AM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said that new HIV infections had fallen by 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths by 41 percent since 2000. Moreover, the world has met its ... show that by 2014 85 countries had less than 50 new HIV ...
UN: HIV Aids Epidemic Can End By 2030, 'The World Has Delivered on Halting & Reversing' Pandemic
Parentherald - 7/15/2015 8:41:10 AM
According to report released by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), halting and reversing ... which is one of the top five worst affected countries. Moreover, it averted almost 8 million deaths associated with AIDS since 2000 when ...
World can end AIDS by 2030 – UN
Punch - 7/15/2015 7:00:57 AM
The UN has said the world ... related deaths have dropped more than 40 percent since 2004 to 1.2 million a year, the report said, adding new HIV infections have fallen by 35 percent since 2001 to 2 million a year in 2014. Investment in HIV/AIDS surged ...
Zuma congratulates SA for progress made in combatting HIV/AIDS
thenewage.co.za - 7/15/2015 12:58:52 PM
“We welcome the report by the UNAIDS which demonstrates that our aggressive HIV/AIDS treatment ... AIDS-related deaths since 2000, when the MDGs were set.” The report also indicated that in 2014, 83 countries with 83 percent of the world’s population ...
Viral hepatitis 20,000 deaths preventable: Now is the time to act
opinion.bdnews24.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
Tuesday, July 28 th is World Hepatitis Day – and ... being tried and tested in several countries – and one can only hope that this will be the case in Bangladesh as well. Yet as we learnt from HIV/AIDS, providing access to drugs is not enough.
Vancouver HIV-AIDS meeting seen as step towards goal of ending pandemic by 2030
Toronto Sun - 7/17/2015 11:44:55 AM
New HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS-related deaths ... UN program on HIV-AIDS, or UNAIDS, attributes the success of its "15 by 15" goal to the roll-out of antiretroviral therapy, and led Ban to proclaim this week that the world is now "on ...
Ethiopia: Efforts to End Maternal and Child Mortality By 2030
AllAfrica - 7/22/2015 12:57:43 PM
The GFF has set in motion an unprecedented movement among countries, United Nations agencies and multilateral agencies including the World Bank Group, the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis ... child and maternal deaths. The Government of Japan ...
AIDS epidemic to end by 2030!
newsnation.in - 7/15/2015 9:16:58 AM
The AIDS epidemic can end by 2030, the UN said today, highlighting the global response that has averted 30 million new HIV infections worldwide in the last 15 years including in India, which ranks among the top five worst affected countries. “As of March ...
New HIV infections down by 20 per cent in India: UN
Times of India - 7/15/2015 5:20:44 AM
while the global response to HIV has averted 30 million new infections and nearly 8 million AIDS-related deaths since 2000, when the MDGs were set said the report that was released in Addis Ababa yesterday by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS ...
World Hepatitis Day: To prevent liver cancer
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/28/2015 12:47:37 AM
Over 83% of cases of liver cancer occur in developing countries. In Nigeria, liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, accounting for over 11,000 deaths yearly and ... Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Hypertension).
HIV-AIDS meeting a step towards ending pandemic by 2030
Canada - 7/17/2015 10:11:51 AM
TORONTO - More than 6,000 international experts on HIV-AIDS ... countries advocate early treatment, some like the U.K. follow a deferred treatment regimen, so disseminating the study results is important, he said. Gottfried Hirnschall, head of the World ...
Zuma welcomes UN report on SA’s fight against HIV/AIDS
Times Media Group - 7/16/2015 4:50:55 AM
The report named South Africa‚ which was once counted amongst countries that ... that our aggressive HIV/AIDS treatment campaign‚ which is the biggest in the world‚ has yielded remarkable results in preventing AIDS related deaths and ultimately ...
China among 'success stories' in global HIV/AIDS fight: UNAIDS chief
ECNS - 7/16/2015 11:10:18 AM
a reduction of 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths also dropped by 41 percent. More than 15 million people, or 40 percent of the people living with HIV/AIDS in the world, are on life-saving anti-retroviral treatment. Eighty-three countries, home to 83 ...
UNAIDS Checkmates HIV/AIDS
Modern Ghana - 7/21/2015 4:33:39 PM
There is apprehension in Nigeria over the number of people living with HIV/AIDS ... top gear in inspiring the world to accomplish its united hallucination of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. It unifies the ...
HIV/AIDS Prevention: Epidemic, Infections And Deaths Declining; UNAIDS Aspires To Eradicate Disease By 2030
HNGN - 7/15/2015 5:13:35 AM
The agency also revealed in a press release Tuesday that HIV infection has dropped to 35 percent, while AIDS-related deaths are down to 41 percent. "The world has delivered ... in children were reported in 85 countries, and recently, Cuba became the ...