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
Nelson Mandela death: Aids campaigner
BBC Online - 12/5/2013 11:59:14 PM
Though at first muted in his approach to the issues surrounding HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela eventually became a dedicated ... Africans rose from less than 1% in 1990 to about 17.9% by 2012. South Africa is currently home to more people with the ...
Mandela arrived late to the fight against HIV-AIDS
Globe and Mail - 12/7/2013 11:06:45 PM
On Jan. 6, 2005, Nelson Mandela shocked the world when he summoned reporters to his Johannesburg home and announced: “My son has died from AIDS.” By disclosing just how 54-year-old Makgatho ... why he didn't do this, why didn't he do that?’
Namibia leads in HIV battle
newera.com.na - 12/9/2013 6:58:01 AM
WINDHOEK- Namibia is one of the leading countries in Africa and the world when it comes to fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Richard Kamwi, spoke about the country’s achievements ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2013 8:58:35 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries, including China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon. The update comes as United Nations officials are ...
World AIDs Day: HIV no longer considered death sentence
KMOV - 12/1/2013 4:33:00 PM
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 ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 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 United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). There were 700,000 fewer new infections last year than in ...
HUGE: HIV Infections, AIDS Deaths Dropping Worldwide
ryot.org - 9/24/2013 6:00:48 PM
A UN report claims that the number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has drastically fallen ... to make sure that millions of people — especially in the developing world — can access lifesaving HIV treatment at an affordable price.”
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 10:38:11 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related deaths have been dramatically reduced, thanks to expanding access to treatment, the United Nations said in a report issued on Monday. In its annual ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
Record numbers of people living in low- and middle-income countries are receiving antiretroviral treatment, and HIV infection ... on HIV and Aids, said there were worrying signs that some countries were not on track to meet global targets and commitments ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News and World Report - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
That translates to 500,000 fewer people dying worldwide from AIDS in 2011 ... there remain 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS around the globe, as well as 2.5 million new infections and 1.7 million deaths annually.
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 12/7/2013 8:04:48 AM
According to figures released in 2005, women are disproportionately affected by Aids, accounting for some 55% of HIV-positive people. Many of those with ... to the introduction of syndromic executive summary management of sexually transmitted infections ...
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 ... are readily available on World AIDS Day 2012 in sub-Saharan Africa where deaths from AIDS-related causes have ...
Kaseba sees HIV free generation in future
daily-mail.co.zm - 12/8/2013 9:25:21 PM
FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba says it is possible to have an HIV free generation. And Dr Kaseba-Sata has paid tribute to late Nelson Mandela whom she described as “a hero of our times” and an ardent anti-HIV/AIDS campaigner. Speaking during ...
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 ...