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
Aids deaths declining in Malaw, fight far from over – Pres. Joyce Banda
Nyasa Times - 6/17/2013 7:48:04 AM
Malawi President Dr Joyce Banda has noted that there is a sharp decline in AIDS deaths in the country, saying she will lead the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic which has claimed lives and affects many people. She guaranteed total support on ...
New Analysis of World's Premier AIDS Conference Finds Poor Coverage of Populations Most-at-Risk for HIV
Reuters - 6/18/2013 5:12:23 PM
OAKLAND, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report produced by a coalition of global advocacy organizations shows that the International AIDS Conference (IAC) program continues to lack meaningful coverage of populations most ...
AIDS No Longer Death Sentence in 21st Century
NewsBlaze Hot News - 6/13/2013 7:34:20 PM
A child dies of AIDS every two minutes and one of every five maternal deaths in Africa is HIV-related. The world has made incredible progress in closing the gap in developing countries thanks in great part to the commitment of the American people.
More Concerted Action, Greater Urgency Could Make Eradication of HIV/AIDS
UN News Centre - 6/11/2013 9:59:52 PM
Developed countries should help to pool enough resources for the Global Fund, which had contributed much ... of references to Zambia in respect of violence against people living with HIV and AIDS, saying he would write to UNAIDS to ensure that corrective ...
PEPFAR 10th Anniversary Marks 58% Decrease in HIV Infections in Zambia
lusakatimes.com - 6/19/2013 3:38:09 PM
Bush to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV and AIDS around the world. “It is the largest effort by any nation to combat a single disease,” stated Zambia Country Coordinator Kristie Mikus when asked to reflect on the past decade ...
HIV/AIDS: Global Fund will have US$1.6 billion more
IRIN - 6/17/2013 2:07:28 PM
needs-driven and demand-driven programming. Sharonann Lynch, HIV policy advisor to MSF International, urged the Global Fund, which will have its 26th board meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, on 10 and 11 May, to adhere to its founding principle of saving lives.
Can a Man Living With Hemophilia and HIV Bike Across the U.S. -- Twice?
thebody.com - 6/19/2013 9:36:04 PM
Since then Barry has been symbol of courage, determination and endurance for people with hemophilia around the world. (Read Barry's own story of testing HIV positive, losing his brother-in-law and brother to AIDS and hepatitis C complications ...
World’s Leading Experts On HIV/AIDS To Convene In Malaysia
Agents Support Systems Pty Ltd - 6/17/2013 8:02:23 AM
The IAS Conference is the world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV and AIDS which represents an ideal platform ... This would generate approximately RM55.8 million in economic impact for the country. This is also the first time that the IAS ...
US Marks 10th Anniversary of Emergency AIDS Funding
Voice of America - 6/18/2013 5:12:23 PM
STATE DEPARTMENT — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has announced new anti-AIDS funding to mark the 10th anniversary of the primary ... With nearly 30-million people infected with the virus that causes AIDS, he said an entire generation looked lost.
Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: HIV in the Caribbean Region
blog.aids.gov - 6/7/2013 5:03:58 PM
Note: In the United States, Caribbean-American HIV ... from country to country, with some countries exceeding the regional coverage level of 79%. Not surprisingly, the countries of the Caribbean also experienced a 48% decline in AIDS-related deaths.
Response to the AIDS Pandemic — A Global Health Model
New England Journal of Medicine - 6/7/2013 12:00:20 AM
The second decade of AIDS was marked by further intensification of the epidemic in other areas of the world, including the southern cone of Africa, which saw an explosive HIV epidemic. Asia and the countries ... persons were living with HIV infection ...
Sri Lanka, committing to championing the AIDS response
unaids.org - 6/19/2013 3:38:09 PM
The President of Sri Lanka has reaffirmed the country’s commitment to be “a champion in the AIDS response” towards achieving a shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. “Sri Lanka is fully committed ...
India praised for its efforts to tackle HIV/AIDS by UN coordinator
Zee News Limited - 6/14/2013 3:44:05 PM
"I think India is one of the countries in the world that has done best in dealing with HIV AIDS. The reason for that is that the prevalence rate has gone down. People who are living with HIV are receiving free medicines and very good services. And there ...
Nigeria: NACA - Nigeria Is Second Largest Carrier of HIV/Aids in the World
AllAfrica - 6/5/2013 6:57:53 AM
economy and social progress in the world today. "In the countries that are worst affected, including our dear country Nigeria, the impact of HIV and AIDS have eroded decades of development goals and gains, stultifying economies and destabilising societies.
One in 10 South Africans HIV positive
India Times - 5/14/2013 4:49:28 PM
CAPE TOWN: One in 10 South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths ... country's official statistics agency said on Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world's ...