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
India set to run out of critical free drug for HIV/AIDS program
FOX News - 10/1/2014 4:01:45 PM
India had the third-largest number of people living with HIV in the world at the end of 2013, according to the U.N. AIDS program, and it accounts for more than half of all AIDS-related deaths in the Asia-Pacific. In 2012, 140,000 people died in India ...
Antidote Against HIV/AIDS In India Is About To Fall Short
The Indian Republic - 10/1/2014 6:39:14 PM
India had the third-largest number of people living with HIV in the world at the end of 2013, according to the UN AIDS programme, and it accounts for more than half of all AIDS-related deaths in the Asia-Pacific. In 2012, 140,000 people died in India ...
509 new HIV cases in August, up by 33%; male transmission high – DOH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 10/1/2014 2:00:04 PM
The human-immuno deficiency virus or HIV leads to AIDS or the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, a condition in which the body’s immune systems are attacked and damaged by the virus, ultimately leading to death. Complete stories on our Digital Edition ...
Split Decision: L.A. Parker says HIV-AIDS virus is New Jersey’s Ebola
The Trentonian - 10/1/2014 11:58:22 AM
Of course, as a world citizen, this Ebola virus delivers concern as thousands have perished with predictions of 20,000 deaths before health officials ... Wow, with Trenton residents immersed in a HIV/AIDS epidemic, maybe world media should ramp up coverage ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN Health - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint ... people treated in China jumped 50% last year. AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six ...
Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World
The Body - 10/1/2014 10:32:28 AM
At a huge international HIV/AIDS conference, TheBody.com spoke with several individuals that hail from some of the toughest countries in the world when it comes to being gay and HIV positive. Read to the voices of these men and women as they respond to the ...
6 ways to fix South Africa’s HIV response
health-e.org.za - 10/1/2014 3:58:46 AM
In January, South Africa will move to start HIV treatment earlier at a CD4 ... Under these new guidelines, the country will have to double those on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to reach the World Health Organisation (WHO) “universal access” target ...
World continues 'enormous progress' against AIDS
USA Today - 9/23/2013 10:31:01 AM
The world has made "enormous progress" against AIDS, with global HIV infection rates and AIDS deaths continuing to fall ... of increasing sexual risk behaviors among young people in some countries. Stigma, discrimination and "punitive laws" also continue ...
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.
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, says United Nations
Daily News and Analysis - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35% since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, UN member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and evidence showed ...
World AIDS Day: HIV no longer considered death sentence
4 KMOV - 12/1/2013 11:32:21 AM
In 1981, when the virus was discovered, being HIV-positive was considered a death sentence. For most patients today ... And so, on this 25th World AIDS Day, Goforth has mixed emotions. It's a day that, in the past, has been incredibly sad and traumatic ...
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.
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News Health - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
That translates to 500,000 fewer people dying worldwide from AIDS in 2011 ... one of the hardest-hit regions of the world, according to the report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). [See: No Wait at the ER] For instance, rates ...
Russia spoils world HIV/AIDS statistics - expert
RUSSIA BEYOND THE HEADLINES - 11/28/2013 6:31:06 PM
"The world is witnessing a decline in new HIV infections. Alas, our country lags behind and spoils world statistics," he noted. The AIDS mortality rate is also increasing in Russia. "We had 20,000 AIDS deaths last year. The number will stand at ...
AIDS deaths and new infections continue to fall in most parts of the world
Washington Post - 11/22/2011 2:32:37 AM
The number of people dying of AIDS around the world declined last year for the ... a charity principally funded by the United States and European countries. Globally, about 2.7 million people became infected with HIV last year. That was 21 percent fewer ...