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
Ebola: The world of global infectious disease is getting smaller
FOX News - 10/8/2014 7:06:44 PM
Sixteen percent of all deaths worldwide are from infectious diseases – most of which are in developing countries and are a result of preventable and treatable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, diarrhea and tuberculosis. Despite these statistics ...
World powers stand by as Ebola death toll passes 4,000
World Socialist Web Site - 10/11/2014 5:05:39 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday that the death toll in the ongoing Ebola epidemic continues ... However, Ebola is similar to HIV/AIDS in that the virus feeds off the deep poverty that pervades the African continent and, if left ...
Why Nigeria Cannot Achieve Zero HIV/AIDS
Leadership - 10/20/2014 12:22:58 AM
Nigeria’s target of zero HIV/AIDS, Zero discrimination by 2015 is still way off the mark considering the hitches in its national response, which is mainly fund, writes WINIFRED OGBEBO Less than two months to the celebration of World AIDS Day, marked ...
Could Ebola rank among the deadliest communicable diseases?
CBC - 10/20/2014 9:12:40 AM
About 10 million people around the world died of communicable diseases ... about half of them children under five years old. HIV/AIDS is number two, but it is responsible for only about half as many deaths as LRIs. HIV was the number seven deadliest ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Five of the eight countries for which data are available were in the top 25 (out of more than 200 countries) for HIV cases among people 15 to 49. These include Zimbabwe, which has the fifth-highest HIV/AIDS ... in the world, with 113.7 deaths for every ...
The poorest countries in the world
NBC News - 9/18/2012 6:11:18 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history ... the high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
Roads Kill: The toll of traffic accidents is rising in poor countries
Washington Post - 1/14/2014 3:37:50 AM
In the developing world, it will become the fifth leading cause of death, leapfrogging past HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other ... The victims tend to be poor, young and male. In one country — Indonesia — the toll is now nearly 120 dead per ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Boston — Children are living longer, according to a new study that shows global child mortality rates ... drug programs to combat HIV/AIDS." The study shows that 31 developing countries are on pace to reduce child deaths by 66 percent in 2015 compared ...
The new pandemic: road deaths
CNN - 10/28/2013 8:30:46 AM
That switch will happen, according to World Health Organization data, because malaria and HIV/AIDS are becoming less likely ... China has the highest total number of road deaths. In many developing countries, Hundley told me, traffic cops are on foot ...
U.S. backslides in maternal deaths, bucking global trend
Reuters - 5/6/2014 1:06:31 PM
More than one in four is caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS, obesity or diabetes. Abortion complications account for 8 percent of deaths. Although the world will miss the U.N. target of a 75 percent decline from 1990, many countries have made big improvements ...
World's Healthiest Countries
Forbes - 4/7/2008 11:56:30 PM
Forbes.com has found that the region is home to some of the world’s healthiest countries ... such as HIV/AIDS. Research has shown that long-term exposure to air pollution can affect lung function and lead to premature death. Other nations with estimated ...
Coordinated efforts helped fight HIV/AIDS; Ebola kills more quickly, though hospitalization betters odds of survival
Mass Live The Republican - 10/13/2014 8:59:30 AM
"And we have to work now so that this is not the world's ... confirmed deaths in these three countries, with the actual number estimated to be dramatically higher. In contrast, in 1982, the first year for which the CDC had defined HIV/AIDS, there were ...
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 United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ... of HIV cases in the world. Infection rates have dropped ...
World Bank invests billions to reduce deaths of mothers and children
Health24 - 9/29/2014 5:51:30 PM
$4 billion has been invested in a new global fund aimed at improving healthcare in developing countries, with the goal of eliminating preventable deaths of mothers and children by 2030. The World Bank has announced a new global fund to invest about $4 ...
Driving to an early grave
The Economist online - 1/25/2014 3:10:28 AM
The picture is repeated across Kenya as the country’s roads are upgraded with little thought for safety. Road casualties ... see crashes match HIV/AIDS as a cause of death by 2030 (see chart). In the very poorest, the WHO expects deaths almost to triple.