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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Nigeria: Who Stole the HIV/Aids Money?
AllAfrica - 5/24/2016 10:42:42 AM
The authorities should ensure the criminals bear the full weight of the law Nigeria has the world's second highest number of people infected with HIV/AIDS after South Africa. The country also accounts for one-third of all deaths from malaria in Africa and ...
World Humanitarian Summit: Turn commitment into action
unmultimedia.org - 5/24/2016 4:04:49 PM
He said global crises have generated millions of refugees and migrants, and resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths ... He expressed hope that the world will become a more peaceful place, but only if countries translate this idea into action.
South African road deaths vs the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/23/2016 11:58:27 PM
“Over 90% of road traffic deaths occur in low-middle income countries, which account for 82% of the world’s population, but only 54% of the world’s registered vehicles,” the WHO said. “Several factors are at work, including poor or poorly ...
Roland Martin (NewsOne Now): Atlanta’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic Equivalent to 3rd World Countries
Electronic Urban Report - 5/13/2016 9:15:32 AM
which shows the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Atlanta is equivalent to that of Third World African countries, Martin questioned the role and involvement of Black Organizations to educate and help prevent the spread of the disease. Although Martin agrees HIV/AIDS is ...
World's top insurer ditches $2 billion tobacco investment
KCCI 8 Des Moines - 5/23/2016 3:23:03 PM
The company said tobacco consumption is the major cause of long-term non-infectious diseases including cancer, heart disease and chronic respiratory illnesses, which are together responsible for 68% of all deaths worldwide. But the group's investment ...
Leading Alcohol Producers Contribute to UN Global Goals of Halving Road Traffic Deaths by 2020
PR Newswire - 5/24/2016 12:08:36 PM
The success of these programs reflect the Commitments' goal to reduce drink driving, and contribute to ambitious targets set by the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety, to decrease road traffic deaths and injuries by half by 2020. Country program ...
World Humanitarian Summit vital to end suffering: Amir – Leaders meet to fix ‘broken’ aid system
Kuwait Times - 5/23/2016 8:30:52 PM
ISTANBUL: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stressed on the importance of holding the first World ... his country has contributed over $2 billion for the cause in the past five years. He added that “according to international statistics ...
World Health Organization: Israel has World’s 6th Highest Life Expectancy
breakingisraelnews.com - 5/23/2016 4:13:10 PM
“The world has made great strides in reducing the needless suffering and premature deaths that arise from preventable and treatable diseases,” said Margaret Chan, WHO’s director general. “But the gains have been uneven. Supporting countries to move ...
New report says health facilities attacked in 19 countries
India TV - 5/24/2016 9:02:29 AM
The coalition's report also cited extensive damage to medical facilities and deaths to health workers elsewhere in the world. In six African countries — Central African Republic, Congo, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan — health facilities were ...
Soon, India won’t have world’s highest number of road accidents as Rs 2,000 crore are being pumped in to make roads safer
businessinsider.in - 5/24/2016 7:43:45 AM
As per WHO, India has the highest number of roads fatalities in the world and over 231,000 people are killed in road traffic crashes in the country every year. India wants to half the number of road accident deaths by 2020. The road ministry also wants to ...
Americans are increasingly addicted to opioids. People in poor countries die in agony without them
The Economist online - 5/24/2016 1:55:58 PM
Data are patchy, but state statistics ... that 92% of the world’s morphine, an opioid commonly used to control the pain caused by cancer, is consumed in America, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and a sprinkling of western European countries—which ...
World Bank launches pandemic risk market, backed by cat bonds
Artemis - 5/24/2016 8:05:13 AM
deaths and ultimately cost to the world of major pandemics. The PEF has been designed to do the following: It will insure the world’s poorest countries against the threat of a pandemic. In the event of a severe infectious disease outbreak, it will ...
Top 10 Wealthiest Families in the World
Investopedia - 5/24/2016 2:46:05 PM
The world's 10 wealthiest families are spread across four home countries. They include royalty ... His daughter, Liliane, eventually assumed control over the company after the deaths of her father and husband Andre Bettencourt. As of 2016, Liliane ...
Water Security Critical for World Fastest-Growing Economy
Inter Press Service - 5/24/2016 5:37:53 PM
Climate change and increased urbanisation, along with earthquakes, cyclones, periodic flooding and major drought, require an urgent infrastructural upgrade if the country is to undergo ... fastest growing economy in the world, following an easing of ...
APLCC 2016 calls on Asian-Pacific governments to help reduce lung cancer deaths
Science Codex - 5/24/2016 6:10:41 AM
More than 870 participants from 26 countries with a wide range of expertise spanning prevention, treatment, research, and care and support fields actively participated in this regional meeting. Follow-Up on Promise to Reduce NCD Deaths by 1/3rd by 2030 ...