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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
World Malaria Day - most deaths are children
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 4/26/2015 2:59:23 AM
In a press release issued two days ahead of this year's global observance of World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO), warned that despite “dramatic declines” in malaria cases and deaths since ... framework for countries to develop ...
World Malaria Day Brings Scourge into Spotlight
Laboratory Equipment - 4/24/2015 2:11:39 AM
the World Health Organization’s assistant director-general for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases. For all the proven preventative measures and treatments, the deaths remain a constant in certain tropical countries with ...
World Malaria Day: call to close gaps in prevention and treatment to defeat malaria
WHO - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
Increased political commitment and greater funding have averted more than 4 million malaria deaths since 2001, and 55 of the 97 countries and territories with ongoing malaria transmission are on track to meet the current World Health Assembly target of ...
The President’s Malaria Initiative - Ninth Annual Report to Congress | April 2015
ReliefWeb - 4/21/2015 4:41:22 PM
Hyde Global Leadership against HIV/AIDS ... and maternal deaths and ending extreme poverty. It is also in line with the goals articulated in the draft Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership’s second Global Malaria Action Plan and the World Health ...
How To Defeat Malaria, By WHO
The Guardian - Nigeria - 4/25/2015 4:26:28 AM
It said despite dramatic declines in malaria cases and deaths since 2000 ... WHO Assistant Director-General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Dr. Hiroki Nakatani, said: “As we celebrate World Malaria Day on April ...
We don’t know how many people around the world are living in poverty
Quartz - 4/20/2015 1:29:17 PM
We live in a era of big data, but developing countries are suffering from a data drought: governments and the international community know less about the world’s poorest than ... and the number of people living with HIV/AIDS could have been overstated ...
Ecuador May Become The Next Country To Decriminalize Drug Use
The Huffington Post - 4/20/2015 5:58:18 AM
Should the bill pass, Ecuador would be the second Latin American country to take a dramatic step toward reform in a region of the world that's been devastated ... drug-induced deaths and rates of HIV/AIDS have declined, while the number of people receiving ...
World malaria day: More political commitment and funding still needed
Vatican Radio - 4/25/2015 11:07:20 AM
In a press release, the World Health Organization (WHO), warned that despite “dramatic declines” in malaria cases and deaths since 2000 ... the WHO Assistant Director-General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases.
SAARC countries to strengthen health cooperation
Domain-b - 4/24/2015 3:04:45 PM
The ministers committed themselves to set up a SAARC Supra National Reference Laboratory for TB and HIV/AIDS ... The countries resolved to promote access to medicines, including through the use of flexibilities under TRIPS agreement (World Trade ...
What democracy looks like from the Roof of Africa
The Vancouver Sun - 4/24/2015 3:04:45 PM
It’s not possible for an outsider to fully understand Lesotho politics, but it helps to know that in this country ... Estimated HIV-AIDS rate: 23 per cent. Estimated number of people living with HIV-AIDS: 358,000. Estimated HIV-AIDS deaths annually ...
The case for keeping viral hepatitis in the SDGs
Asianscientist - 4/24/2015 2:33:08 AM
AsianScientist (Apr. 24, 2015) - By Joel Adriano - Globally, viral hepatitis kills an estimated 1.5 million people each year—a death toll comparable to HIV/AIDS. The chronic disease ... urgency has resulted in several countries making very little ...
'Malaria causes 1 out of 5 maternal deaths'
News24 - 4/24/2015 3:19:04 PM
Ibadan - Global Shapers’ Community, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Friday said that one out of every five maternal deaths in the country was caused by malaria ... it kills more pregnant women than HIV/AIDS and it serves as a major contributing ...
AHF: Head of Rwanda HIV/AIDS Programs Applauds Gasabo Clinic Expansion
Yahoo Finance - 4/23/2015 11:19:51 PM
In a colorful event attended by over 100 people, Dr. Sabin Nsanzimana, the Head of HIV/AIDS Programs ... advocacy in the country. AHF’s 20x20 international campaign has set a goal to have 20 million people living with AIDS around the world on medical ...
The Right Health Investments
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 4/23/2015 9:29:30 AM
One of the problems is that TB can be difficult to detect, particularly in countries with weak health systems. That is why the World Health Organization recommends ... The third major killer disease, HIV/AIDS, arose much more recently than TB and malaria ...
Malaria doesn’t have to be a death sentence
in.newshub.org - 4/25/2015 1:06:03 AM
The sad truth about malaria is that it continues to be one of the most deadly conditions in the world. In 2013 ... and as a result, HIV/AIDS has been transformed from a death sentence to a chronic disease. If we can alter the care of people living with ...