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
America Without HIV/AIDS in Women: A Wish for This National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
The Huffington Post - 3/10/2014 1:16:51 PM
For National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day, it's time we "share knowledge and take action" towards ending AIDS in America for women ... are used in basic science studies so that there is sex-specific information about treatment, diagnosis, prevention ...
HIV-prevention program kicks off in Cambodia
Phnom Penh Post - 3/12/2014 1:04:20 AM
As part of the build up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, UNAIDS (the joint United Nations program on HIV) has joined forces with the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Football Confederation to launch an HIV-prevention program aimed at helping ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six years, and countries with some of the highest ... Last year, more than 34 million people around the world were living with HIV. A total of 2.5 million people became newly infected ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:57:08 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
The ‘Broken Promises’ by Rich Countries on HIV/AIDS (Video)
Care2 (blog) - 11/20/2011 11:56:20 PM
In 2005, the leaders of the world’s richest countries ... would flow annually to developing countries due to saved lives and reduced infections. For the first time in the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS, the opportunity to curb the spread of ...
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Aidsmap - 2/5/2014 11:18:30 AM
Reference The overall annual death rate from AIDS has fallen by 21% since 2006 ... and the latter is the only country in the world where HIV is the number one cause of death and disability but which has seen no fall in DALYs lost to HIV.
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
On Wednesday, in the runup to World Aids Day on 1 December, UNAids said an estimated 35.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV last ... of Aids-related deaths had dropped from 2.3m in 2005 to 1.6m last year. Twenty-six countries have shown more ...
World AIDS Day: South Africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight
The Grio - 12/1/2012 2:20:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the early 90s when South Africa’s Themba Lethu clinic could only treat HIV/AIDS patients for opportunistic diseases, many would come in on wheelchairs and keep coming to the health center until they died. Two decades later the ...
Remarks by the President on World AIDS Day
The White House President Barack Obama - 12/2/2013 8:28:02 PM
Last month, I signed the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act, to finally allow research into organ ... for the world to come together to set new goals. Right now we’re working hard to get a permanent leader in place at PEPFAR, and once we do, one of our first ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News and World Report - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
Many of these gains are to be seen in sub-Saharan Africa, one of the hardest-hit regions of the world, according to ... Meanwhile, the number of people receiving powerful antiretroviral therapy to suppress HIV has increased by about 60 percent in just ...
Basic HIV Statistics
thebody.com - 12/4/2013 11:53:16 PM
HIV and AIDS remain a persistent problem for the United States and countries around the world ... About 34 million people are living with HIV around the world. In 2011, there were about 17 million deaths in persons with AIDS, and nearly 30 million people ...
Reducing HIV Transmission Among Drug Injectors Lowers AIDS Mortality in Heterosexuals
News Wise - 3/12/2014 2:11:45 PM
It shows that programs for people who use drugs—like syringe exchange, HIV counseling and testing, and drug abuse treatment—are associated with subsequent lower rates of AIDS incidence and death among heterosexuals. “Since existing theory and ...
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 AIDS Day 2013
U.S. Department of State - 11/28/2013 11:53:13 PM
On World AIDS ... an AIDS diagnosis was a virtual death sentence in much of Africa. The epidemic was threatening the very foundation of societies – creating millions of orphans, stalling economic development, and leaving countries stuck in poverty.
HIV/AIDS: Bold new goal for 2020 set at UN AIDS summit
IRIN - 3/7/2014 11:57:30 PM
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 zero AIDS-related deaths,” Ban ... who has been living HIV for 25 years. “World leaders are wavering ...