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
Life expectancy increases globally as death toll falls from major diseases
Science Daily - 12/16/2014 11:57:07 PM
Given the size of India's population in particular, and projections that it may soon become the world's most ... a decade after HIV/AIDS peaked globally, this remains the leading cause of premature death in more than a dozen countries in sub-Saharan ...
Hypertensive heart disease top cause of deaths in India
Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 7:08:25 PM
New Delhi: While Indians are living longer than they were two decades ago, hypertensive heart disease has emerged as the top cause of deaths in the country. Non-communicable ... Two diseases, HIV/AIDS and malaria, followed very different mortality trends ...
Global Life Expectancy Increases by About Six Years, New Study
Canada Journal - 12/18/2014 10:40:11 AM
The study, published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet, showed a major decrease in deaths from cancer and cardiovascular disease in high-income countries ... in HIV/AIDS deaths, southern sub-Saharan Africa is now the only region in the world to have ...
Global Life Expectancy Increases by About Six Years
Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 10:57:29 PM
In India, which is on track to become the world’s most populous country in less than two decades ... Despite big strides in prevention and treatment efforts, HIV/AIDS remains the biggest cause of premature death in more than a dozen sub-Saharan countries.
World population gains more than 6 years of life expectancy since 1990
Exchange Magazine - 12/18/2014 12:56:11 PM
Another mixed success is that while worldwide deaths from HIV/AIDS have declined substantially every year ... interpersonal violence only ranks in the top five causes in just one other country in the world: South Africa. For more detailed findings for ...
The Lancet: World population gains more than 6 years of life expectancy since 1990
Eurek Alert - 12/17/2014 11:34:28 PM
While life expectancies are increasing throughout the world, there is one notable exception: southern sub-Saharan Africa, where deaths ... certain countries (China, Russia, Turkey), and additional data on conditions such as cancers and HIV/AIDS.
The developing world’s changing health challenges
forumblog.org - 12/16/2014 11:04:02 AM
It is an investment that the world’s richest countries can well afford ... In 2010, $69.38 of international aid was spent for each year lost to death or disability from HIV/AIDS (as measured in disability-adjusted life years, or DALYs), $16.27 was ...
Life Expectancy in the World Reaches 71.5 years
cubiclane.com - 12/19/2014 2:10:46 AM
In rich countries, fewer deaths caused by cancer and cardiovascular diseases ... and funding for major infectious diseases such as diarrhea, measles, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria have had a real impact,” says Dr. Murray. “But this study shows ...
Rwanda: Leverage Infrastructure for HIV/Aids Prevention and Care to Combat Cancer
AllAfrica - 12/12/2014 11:08:46 AM
On December 1, Rwanda, like the rest of the world, marked the World Aids Day and the country hosted the 2014 International HIV Research Conference in the same week. Clearly, there has been a great success in HIV/Aids prevention and reduction in mortality ...
Global Life Expectancy Up by 6 Years!
NDTV Cooks - 12/18/2014 8:38:30 AM
In 1990, the average life expectancy age in the world ... death rates against diarrhea, lower respiratory tract infections and neonatal disorders. Only one region, sub-Saharan Africa, did not benefit from the upward trend with deaths from HIV/AIDS ...
Global Life Expectancy Up More Than 6 Years From 1990; Southern Africa Still Facing Declines Due To HIV/AIDS, Study Shows
Kaiser Family Foundation - 12/18/2014 3:05:02 PM
In rich countries, new drugs and other advances ... that while life expectancy is rising almost everywhere in the world, one notable exception is southern sub-Saharan Africa, where deaths from HIV/AIDS have erased some five years of life expectancy since ...
Global life expectancy has increased by six years since ’90
Dawn - 12/19/2014 1:13:30 AM
PARIS: People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in ... Only one region, sub-Saharan Africa, did not benefit from the upward trend with deaths from HIV/AIDS resulting in a drop in average life expectancy of five years.
Anti-Gay Legislation Could Defeat Goal to End AIDS in Zimbabwe by 2015
Inter Press Service - 12/17/2014 11:34:28 PM
Gays and lesbians activists here say more needs to be done because population groups such as men who have sex with men and transgender people remain at the periphery of the country ... living with HIV/AIDS amounts to a death sentence because he fears ...
Life expectancy rises by six years globally
Standard Group - 12/18/2014 9:57:14 AM
London: Global life expectancy has risen by more than six years since 1990 thanks to falling death rates from cancer and heart disease in rich countries ... the world, one notable exception is southern sub-Saharan Africa, where deaths from HIV/AIDS have ...
Achieving A HIV/AIDS-Free Generation
P.M. News Nigeria - 12/8/2014 10:37:44 AM
The 2014 theme for World AIDS Day was “Focus, Partner and Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation”.The early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic was characterized by fear, stigma, myth and denial. The disease was then seen as a death sentence. People living with HIV ...