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
Yemen President sentenced to death by rebel-run court for treason
Hindustan Times - 3/26/2017 3:31:12 PM
(AFP) A rebel court in Yemen’s insurgent-held capital Sanaa has sentenced in absentia President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi to death for high treason ... Three million people have been displaced and the country faces a serious threat of famine, it says.
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
The Healthiest Country In The World Is ...
Denver Channel ABC News - 3/25/2017 9:23:09 PM
... 163 countries across the world and found the country that invented "modern" pizza is actually the healthiest in the world. Scoring was based on a few things: life expectancy, causes of death and common health risks like smoking and high blood pressure.
Brother seeks retrial for China ex-police chief facing death
Beloit Daily News - 3/26/2017 8:03:13 PM
When a court sentenced Zhao, who'd wielded enormous power over his fellow citizens, to death for murder and corruption, state media hailed the ruling as evidence of equality before the law. Reports called it a milestone in the country's crackdown on ...
Study finds white working class increasingly dying 'deaths of despair'
Chicago Tribune - 3/24/2017 9:17:10 PM
Even while the death rate for whites without a college degree is rising, the rate for whites who are college graduates is falling, Case and Deaton found. The trends cut across diverse regions of the country, the researchers found. While the worst-hit spots ...
The Archivist: False report had World War I ending early
Oklahoma News - 3/27/2017 5:00:05 AM
The Oklahoman reported on the fallout from the news service United Press jumping the gun on a World War I armistice ... the terms of the armistice and that fighting had ended threw the country into a delirium today and turned out to be the greatest ...
This is where air pollution kills the most people
World Economic Forum - 3/16/2017 11:56:59 PM
That’s more than the number of people killed by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and road ... It is a problem around the world, but some countries are much more affected than others. Premature deaths caused by air pollution have declined in Europe, the United ...
World TB Day: Ghanaians urged to unite to end TB
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 3/24/2017 8:45:33 AM
This year's national celebration of the world Tuberculosis Day has ... of Health to fight the disease. The WHO Country Representative, Dr. Owen Kaluwa said Tuberculosis is still one of the top causes of death worldwide. He said in 2014, African countries ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 3/25/2017 7:04:09 AM
At least twice he was convicted of violent crimes, well before he stabbed a police officer to death Wednesday in London with ... raged in China and the Persian Gulf countries, India quietly became the world’s largest exporter of meat — chiefly flash ...
New vaccine could prevent thousands of childhood deaths
CBS News - 3/23/2017 3:49:04 PM
The vaccine — known as BRV-PV — is cheaper than existing vaccines, does not need to be refrigerated, and is specifically adapted to the rotavirus strains found in sub-Saharan Africa, the region of the world ... deaths of thousands of children in the ...
Rising death rate for middle-aged US workers driven by “deaths of despair”
World Socialist Web Site - 3/24/2017 5:39:26 AM
Building off their initial 2015 study which documented a sharp rise in the mortality rate for white, middle-aged working-class Americans, Case and Deaton conclude that the rising death rate ... the country claims eight of the world’s 10 wealthiest ...
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
NPR News - 7/14/2016 1:21:08 AM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.
Undernutrition makes children susceptible to TB: Experts (March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day)
Net India 123 - 3/23/2017 6:48:02 PM
With malnutrition or undernutrition accounting for nearly one third of all childhood deaths ... TB in the country. Furthermore, the emergence of multi-drug resistant TB and complications aggravated by high rates of co-infection with HIV-AIDS has renewed ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:28:30 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries ... from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths.
Does tuberculosis top HIV/AIDS as the deadlier disease?
Politi Fact - 1/11/2017 10:06:46 PM
An imperfect science: The India factor Estimating deaths from TB and HIV/AIDS requires judgment calls ... "In addition," Smith said, " the country has made case notification legally mandatory." In the world of tuberculosis, India is a huge deal.