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
Ending TB deaths in Nigeria
Punch - 4/30/2016 11:14:09 PM
topping HIV/AIDS, the hitherto unchallenged leader, which accounted for another colossal 1.2 million deaths. About 9.6 million people worldwide became sick with TB the same year. However, due to concerted efforts by countries to meet their Millennium ...
NASA-inspired Suit Preventing Childbirth-related Deaths in Developing Countries
India West - 5/1/2016 10:55:40 AM
WASHINGTON — Inspired by NASA research on the inflated anti-gravity suit or G-suit, “miracle suits” are helping new mothers survive blood loss after giving birth in developing countries ... deaths and illnesses across the globe. By 2012, the ...
Qatar investigates death at World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Reuters - 5/1/2016 3:53:19 AM
About 5,100 construction workers from Nepal, India and Bangladesh are building stadiums in the country ... on World Cup sites, but law firm DLA Piper, in a review for the government in 2013, found evidence of dozens of work-related deaths among migrant ...
Probe into death at Qatar World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Hindustan Times - 5/1/2016 7:02:25 PM
(Reuters) The organisers of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian labourer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions which the wealthy Gulf country is under pressure to improve.
WHO says six African countries could be malaria free by 2020
NYSE Post - 4/30/2016 5:23:24 PM
Between 2000 and 2015, an estimated six million deaths from malaria were averted ... "Malaria kills a child somewhere in the world every minute". Today, PMI supports 19 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and countries in the Greater Mekong sub-region.
21 countries could be malaria-free by 2020
The Leader - 5/1/2016 1:44:28 AM
The report was published Monday (today) to mark World Malaria Day. "To save more lives ... although its epidemiology varies in the different regions of the country, ranging from year-round transmission in the lowland areas to epidemic-prone areas in ...
Qatar announces death of World Cup stadium worker
Gulf News - 5/1/2016 9:44:05 AM
The issue of deaths among migrant ... visit to Doha that the country had made progress on the issue of labour reform and the 2022 tournament would definitely be paid in the Gulf. Qatar currently employs about 5,100 workers on World Cup sites.
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Ya Libnan - 5/1/2016 3:06:12 PM
as part of a global effort to deregulate worldwide aviation. The United States has signed nearly identical market-opening agreements with about 120 countries since 1992. Over two decades, open skies had become the lodestar of U.S. aviation policy ...
Beyonce's 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in Miami
SoloNews - 4/30/2016 7:07:47 AM
The singer sparked controversy in February (16) with the music video for her single Formation, as critics argued the promo encourages an anti-police message in light of the deaths of black men and women at the hands of police officers across the country in ...
Rare rallies in Vietnam over mysterious mass fish deaths
Reuters - 5/1/2016 6:30:48 AM
HANOI (Reuters) - Hundreds of people demonstrated in Vietnam on Sunday against a Taiwanese firm they accuse of causing mass fish deaths along the country's central coast, with some also blaming the government for a sluggish response to a major ...
Protests in Vietnam Over Mass Fish Deaths
The New Indian Express - 5/1/2016 12:54:22 AM
HANOI: Hundreds of people gathered in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Sunday to protest a Taiwanese company causing pollution that has led to mass deaths of fish in the country's central coast. A steel unit of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group has come under fire ...
OD Deaths From Heroin, Painkillers Quadruples Since 1999
Big Country Homepage - 5/1/2016 7:31:03 PM
More people died from drug overdoses in 2014 -- the most recent year for which national statistics are available -- than in ... pills -- no questions asked -- at collection sites around the country. Last year, this effort yielded more than 350 tons of ...
China's migrant workers hit by economic slowdown
WSBT 22 - 5/1/2016 12:18:34 AM
China's millions of migrant workers are bearing the brunt of the country's ongoing economic slowdown as strikes and worker protests reach record levels, new statistics reveal. According to the most recent annual report from China's National Bureau of ...
‘Never forget,’ the world said of the Holocaust. But the world is forgetting
The Boston Globe - 5/1/2016 5:36:31 PM
Surrounded by horror, anticipating their own deaths, they appealed to the future ... In 2013, a survey of more than 53,000 respondents in 101 countries found that only 54 percent of the world’s adults had even heard of the Holocaust — and of those ...
Recap of A World of Women for Peace Conference
North Dallas Gazette - 5/1/2016 2:01:46 PM
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the annual “A World of Women for World Peace” Conference ... during the midst of the country’s long waging civil war. She now focuses her efforts on the Youth Commission to identify programs and services ...