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
United Nations chief: World is on track to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
Washington Post - 7/14/2015 8:49:31 AM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said that new HIV infections had fallen by 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths by 41 percent since 2000. Moreover, the world has met its ... show that by 2014 85 countries had less than 50 new HIV ...
Vancouver HIV-AIDS meeting seen as step towards goal of ending pandemic by 2030
Toronto Sun - 7/17/2015 11:44:55 AM
New HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS-related deaths ... UN program on HIV-AIDS, or UNAIDS, attributes the success of its "15 by 15" goal to the roll-out of antiretroviral therapy, and led Ban to proclaim this week that the world is now "on ...
Ethiopia: Efforts to End Maternal and Child Mortality By 2030
AllAfrica - 7/22/2015 12:57:43 PM
The GFF has set in motion an unprecedented movement among countries, United Nations agencies and multilateral agencies including the World Bank Group, the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis ... child and maternal deaths. The Government of Japan ...
HIV-AIDS meeting a step towards ending pandemic by 2030
Canada - 7/17/2015 10:11:51 AM
TORONTO - More than 6,000 international experts on HIV-AIDS ... countries advocate early treatment, some like the U.K. follow a deferred treatment regimen, so disseminating the study results is important, he said. Gottfried Hirnschall, head of the World ...
Rebranding South Africa’s condom campaign
The Rakyat Post - 7/30/2015 5:24:25 AM
The logic behind the department’s plan is to promote safe sex and reduce the risk of HIV among the country’s 15 to 24 year olds. The campaign is also designed to ensure the government meets its target of halving HIV/AIDS, STI (sexually transmitted ...
Viral hepatitis 20,000 deaths preventable: Now is the time to act
opinion.bdnews24.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
Tuesday, July 28 th is World Hepatitis Day – and ... being tried and tested in several countries – and one can only hope that this will be the case in Bangladesh as well. Yet as we learnt from HIV/AIDS, providing access to drugs is not enough.
World Hepatitis Day: To prevent liver cancer
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/28/2015 12:47:37 AM
Over 83% of cases of liver cancer occur in developing countries. In Nigeria, liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, accounting for over 11,000 deaths yearly and ... Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Hypertension).
China among 'success stories' in global HIV/AIDS fight: UNAIDS chief
ECNS - 7/16/2015 11:10:18 AM
a reduction of 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths also dropped by 41 percent. More than 15 million people, or 40 percent of the people living with HIV/AIDS in the world, are on life-saving anti-retroviral treatment. Eighty-three countries, home to 83 ...
UNAIDS Checkmates HIV/AIDS
Modern Ghana - 7/21/2015 4:33:39 PM
There is apprehension in Nigeria over the number of people living with HIV/AIDS ... top gear in inspiring the world to accomplish its united hallucination of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. It unifies the ...
Government And The Challenge Of Drug Abuse In The Country
Leadership - 7/20/2015 3:34:35 AM
The menace of illicit drug abuse is an age-long challenge in the country ... the link between HIV/AIDS and drug use has not received adequate attention. In a recent report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ...
Zuma welcomes report on S/Africa’s success in HIV/Aids fight
en.starafrica.com - 7/16/2015 4:07:58 AM
The report named South Africa‚ which was once counted among countries that ... that our aggressive HIV/Aids treatment campaign‚ which is the biggest in the world‚ has yielded remarkable results in preventing Aids-related deaths and ultimately ...
Aiming High (1-3) New Development Goals could Spur Progress toward Better-quality Life around the World
Sudan Vision - 7/24/2015 7:36:13 PM
Most of the funding for vaccines in low-income countries was also made possible through aid, and deaths related to vaccine-preventable conditions have plummeted since 2000: worldwide measles deaths fell from 542,000 to 158,000 between 2000 and 2011.
Getting finance to improve women's and children's health worldwide
The Huffington Post - 7/20/2015 1:40:03 AM
And without adequate financing, the poorest and most marginalized people around the world will continue to forfeit good health ... by integrating service delivery between maternal and child health and HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria programs.
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS ... says. Worldwide, pollution is responsible for 8.9 million deaths – or 1 in 7 deaths globally. But 94 percent of the burden of pollution falls on lower-income countries ...
UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic 2012
ReliefWeb - 11/21/2012 9:17:16 AM
UNAIDS reports a ... last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally. GENEVA, 20 November 2012—A new World AIDS Day report: Results, by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), shows that ...