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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Americans are much more likely to be killed by guns than people in other countries
The Kansas City Star - 2/4/2016 2:30:23 AM
When nine people are gunned down at an Oregon community college, or 14 people fatally shot at a holiday party in California, or nine parishioners killed at a church in Charleston, the world ... countries. The rate of unintentional deaths involving guns ...
India Due To Become Fastest Growing Country
Sky News HD - 2/8/2016 6:14:42 AM
India is forecast to become the fastest growing large economy in the world, surpassing that of China. Figures to be released by the Central Statistics Office are expected to confirm the country grew by 7.3 % from October to December, while China grew 6.8% ...
The country with the world's worst drink problem
Al JAZEERA - 2/7/2016 8:46:13 AM
It is cheap, considered a must if you want to get ahead in business and viewed as a way to relieve stress in a society with some of the world's longest working hours. But South Korea is also home to more alcoholics than any other country, and alcohol ...
World Health Organization declares Zika virus worldwide emergency
NYSE Post - 2/8/2016 5:03:07 AM
To date, the mosquito-borne virus has spread to more than 20 countries in the Americas, including some where sexual violence is rampant, Al Hussein said. There is no vaccine or treatment. There are so far no reported cases of microcephaly or deaths from ...
World Cancer Day Aims to Unite Millions to Increase Awareness, Reduce Global Burden
OncLive - 2/4/2016 10:32:58 PM
Held each year on Feb. 4, World Cancer Day aims to unite people from around the world to increase awareness of cancer in a positive and inspiring way. With more than 8 million cancer deaths worldwide ... or your community/country, as everyone can make ...
Colombia blames 3 deaths on Zika, nerve disorder
Channel News Asia - 2/5/2016 8:22:56 PM
"Other cases (of deaths linked to Zika) are going to emerge," she said. "The world is realising that Zika can be deadly. The mortality rate is not very high, but it can be deadly." Colombia has been hit hardest by the Zika outbreak of any country except ...
1 in 3 South Korean deaths 'avoidable', Seoul says
United Press International - 2/5/2016 6:14:05 PM
The Korea Herald reported avoidance of psychiatric treatment and excessive alcohol consumption were linked to the rate of suicide in the country. Up to 40 people take their lives daily in South Korea, according to government statistics, and suicide is the ...
Rwanda Marks World Cancer Day
AllAfrica - 2/8/2016 10:25:15 AM
As Rwanda marks world cancer day ... cancer treatment in the country. These are CHUK, Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH), KFH, BCCOE and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Butare (CHUB). In 2013, the national institute of statistics in Rwanda observed ...
Here’s a Breakdown of Selfie-Related Deaths
New York Magazine - 2/5/2016 9:53:01 AM
More than a quarter of selfie-related deaths, perhaps unsurprisingly, are concentrated among 21-year-olds, and 75 percent are male. In terms of where in the world these selfie-related ... to the point where the country has declared 16 no-selfie zones.
UN Urges the World to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation by 2030
Student Operated Press - 2/6/2016 2:09:31 PM
As of 2016, 30 countries have nationally representative data on the practice. Determining the magnitude of female genital mutilation is essential to eliminating the practice. When governments collect and publish national statistics on FGM they are better ...
World Furniture Outlook 2016
Yahoo Finance - 2/4/2016 10:32:58 PM
origin of furniture imports destination of furniture exports historical series on furniture production historical series on furniture market size historical series on furniture trade country rankings to place all statistics in a broad worldwide context.
Colombian minister sees link of Zika, Guillain-Barre, 3 deaths
MSN - 2/5/2016 10:31:47 PM
Colombia has around 20,500 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus, including more than 2,100 pregnant women, making it one of the most affected countries in the region after Brazil. Zika was considered a mild disease until recently, but concern rose ...
Colombia reports three Zika deaths
The Tribune India - 2/6/2016 7:10:10 PM
“Other cases (of deaths linked to Zika) are going to emerge,” said epidemiologist Martha Lucia Ospina, director of the INS. “The world is realising that Zika ... the UN human rights office urged countries hit by Zika to give women access to ...
Child Abuse Is A Worldwide Problem
OpEdNews - 2/4/2016 4:46:23 AM
While accurate statistics are difficult to obtain on the subject due ... This data is based on 65 studies from 22 countries, so there may be more children who are exposed to sexual abuse. According to further studies, in most cases, child sexual abuse ...
Why India has the world's most stillborn babies
India TV - 2/6/2016 3:03:48 AM
Such deaths are ... largest of any country in 2015, according to research published last month by the Lancet a global medical journal. A stillbirth is a "baby born with no signs of life at or after 28 weeks' gestation", according to the World Health ...