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
Liberia: UN Chief Happy With Aids Response Here - As Over 3,000 Aids Deaths Prevented
AllAfrica - 12/9/2013 2:36:08 PM
It is reported that about 3,000 AIDS deaths were prevented in the country ... to supporting programs to prevent the spread of the HIV in the country. For her part the keynote Speaker of World AIDS Day, Rev. Janice F. Gonoe wants Liberians to stand against ...
Campaigners say discrimination hinders China's AIDS fight
CNN - 12/9/2013 7:51:06 PM
Beijing (CNN)-- Everyone was all smiles when Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan -- sporting a black coat with a big red ribbon on its lapel -- took center stage at an AIDS event in Beijing last month, posing with young volunteers working with ...
To Win Fight Against AIDS, We Must First Defeat TB
thephilanews.com - 12/10/2013 4:50:58 PM
This week, tremendous and unprecedented progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS is being celebrated around the world by the HIV and AIDS community. The world has definitely made crushing AIDS a top priority and we’ve been able to accomplish ...
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 ...
AIDS, Alzheimer's and Us
The Huffington Post - 12/9/2013 2:43:18 PM
As G-8 government leaders meet in London later this week to launch a strategy for Alzheimer's disease, it is worth recalling how global leaders did it for HIV/AIDS not too long ago. Twenty-five years ago, the first World AIDS Day was held.
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Aidsmap - 11/25/2013 2:56:55 AM
HIV ... there are still eight countres in the world – small, mainly Pacific nations – that have never recorded a case of AIDS. The GBD study compiles causes of death and disability and computes the number and proportion of disability-adjusted life ...
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 ...
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 ... 9.7 million people in poorer and middle-income countries had access to such AIDS drugs, an increase of nearly 20 percent in a ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 9:23:02 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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Analysis: Can Uganda achieve zero new HIV infections and AIDS deaths by 2015?
ReliefWeb - 12/6/2012 11:54:16 PM
"Getting to zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths," is the theme for World AIDS Days between 2011 and 2015, in line with a new global vision being spearheaded by UNAIDS. Whether all countries, regardless of the size ...