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
We're on the Verge of Ending Child and Maternal Deaths -- Everywhere
The Huffington Post - 9/3/2015 9:36:24 AM
With this extraordinary success, the world is now on the verge of bringing a complete end to child and maternal deaths -- everywhere -- leaving no one behind. We are committing to ending diseases such as malaria, and the HIV/AIDS epidemic, all in the next ...
A 'perfect demographic storm' is crippling Russia
The Business Insider - 9/3/2015 3:41:29 PM
REUTERS/Diana MarkosianEstimates say that alcohol is tied to 30% of deaths in Russia. Plus: vodka. According to World Health Organization data ... or Italy. • A lot of HIV/AIDS: 700,000 Russians were living with HIV/AIDS in 2013, a 5% increase over ...
World Hepatitis Summit held in Glasgow
kaleidoscot.com - 9/2/2015 3:42:40 PM
The World Health ... is about empowering countries to take the practical steps needed at a national level; it is about how to take a vision and make it happen.” Dr. Gottfried Hirnschall, Director of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS and Global Hepatitis ...
Zim among countries set to reduce HIV and AIDs pandemic- report
Bulawayo 24 - 8/25/2015 5:07:54 AM
Media reports have revealed that Zimbabwe is among countries that have significantly reduced the HIV and Aids pandemic, according to a latest United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS ... the publication stated that worldwide new HIV infections had ...
World leaders meet at World Hepatitis Summit to discuss prevention strategies for viral hepatitis
News-Medical - 9/3/2015 5:04:23 AM
Today marks the start of the first-ever World Hepatitis ... increase in global deaths from viral hepatitis. It confirms the relentless year on year rise in the number of deaths. Viral hepatitis now kills more people than HIV/AIDS, or TB, or malaria and ...
World Health Organization calls for ambitious global targets for viral hepatitis control
Nam Aidsmap - 9/4/2015 10:18:10 AM
Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, director of the Department of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis of WHO told ... Approximately 80% of all deaths from liver cancer are a consequence of viral hepatitis. The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 400 million ...
Universal Health Coverage, Millennium Development Goals And Post-2015: The Improvable Way Forward
ip-watch.org - 9/1/2015 11:57:46 PM
In April 2015 a report was released by the WHO to update information and advance individual country implementation ... the HIV mortality rate has dramatically declined. In 2013 HIV/AIDS deaths were 1.5 million, down from 2.4 million registered in 2005.
Americans Are Living Longer But Sicklier
HealthAIM - 9/1/2015 8:05:43 AM
Americans, as well as the other people in the world ... in all 188 countries. With all the numbers the scientists crunched, they have concluded that global health is improving, with the advent of new treatments for HIV/AIDS and malaria, as well as other ...
Living Longer, But Healthier?
Voice of America - 8/31/2015 10:58:42 AM
Around the world, life expectancy has risen by six years since 1990. A new study says much of that is due to advances against HIV/AIDS and malaria. In addition, progress has been made in reducing deaths from ... Nine out of the 10 countries with the ...
Disadvantages of drug production in Africa
SciDev.Net - 9/1/2015 3:58:10 PM
[Toronto] Africa accounts for 75 per cent of the world’s HIV/AIDS cases and 90 per cent of deaths from Malaria. To address these health crises, more and more African countries are considering upping local drug production with the hope of improving access ...
New Orleans: Tougher, feistier, cooler 10 years after Katrina
CNN - 8/27/2015 11:20:45 PM
Indeed, by the start of 2006, there were almost 50% more deaths than previous years. It is a horrifying statistic, and a reminder of the long-lasting impact of a storm that lasted a week and crushed three of the poorest states in the country -- ravaging an ...
Road crashes spelling doom
IPP Media - 8/31/2015 11:58:57 PM
The World Health Organisation warns that this increase will see road fatalities overtake the number of malaria related deaths in the region and while fatalities from both HIV/AIDS and malaria ... place a huge strain on the country’s limited yet ...
The cost of living longer
Philadelphia Daily News - 9/4/2015 9:28:04 AM
The increase in life expectancy has been attributed to a decrease in deaths associated with HIV/AIDS ... health loss worldwide, which include ischemic heart disease, lower respiratory infection, and stroke. The study included a list of countries with ...
Global life expectancy climbs but health problems also on the rise
International Business Times - 8/27/2015 8:54:36 AM
Japan has the world's highest healthy life expectancy ... An analysis of injuries and major illnesses in 188 countries showed the rise was mainly due to declines in deaths caused by HIV/AIDS and malaria over the past decade. However, experts say healthy ...
New struggles with HIV in Timor-Leste
Catholic News Asia - 9/3/2015 6:23:08 AM
While most of the world ... the country's powerful Catholic Church led a campaign to dismantle commercial sex districts, forcing the industry to go underground. It was then that HIV began to proliferate. The first reported case of HIV/AIDS in Timor-Leste ...