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
President’s Malaria Initiative Strategy 2015–2020
ReliefWeb - 2/27/2015 1:45:01 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the scale-up of malaria control interventions between 2001 and 2013 resulted in an estimated 4.3 million fewer malaria deaths ... Hyde Global Leadership against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act ...
Good News! Kids Aren’t Dying as Much as They Used To
Wired News - 2/26/2015 3:58:02 PM
Jerome Delay/AP On a blog post at PLOS, the tropical disease expert Peter Hotez and postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Herricks take a run through the data on the biggest killers of children around the world in ... are down. Death from HIV/AIDS are up from ...
Cancer the leading cause of deaths in SD?
observer.org.sz - 2/22/2015 1:00:50 AM
According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancers figure ... Although unconfirmed, cancer seems to be the leading cause of deaths in the country now as opposed to HIV/AIDS. Asked on this issue, Deputy Director of Health Services ...
Only 44% of health professionals know vitamin A cuts measles mortality in half
Examiner - 2/16/2015 1:10:56 PM
The use of vitamin A in minimizing measles complications and deaths is widely known around the world. The World Health Organization ... or whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV/AIDS or other diseases. To offer a bit of perspective, however ...
UN Launches Global Initiative To End Adolescent AIDS
Leadership - 2/18/2015 10:59:43 AM
The new initiative which was launched yesterday at a United Nations meeting which involved world leaders in Nairobi, Kenya aims to end the second leading cause of death among young ... UNAIDS [Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS] and UNICEF, aims to reach ...
UN launches 'All In' initiative to end adolescent AIDS
UN News Centre - 2/17/2015 3:40:04 PM
17 February 2015 – In the fight against HIV/AIDS ... behind, world leaders gathered at a United Nations meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, stressed today, as they launched a global initiative that aims to end the second leading cause of death among young ...
Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents
UNICEF - 2/16/2015 11:55:11 PM
We’re committed to working with partner countries and ... Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths.
Addressing the increasing incidence of cancer
NATIONAL MIRROR - 2/22/2015 11:19:26 PM
In contrast, deaths from infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS will decline by seven million ... plague us here in Nigeria and many of African countries are inverse to what obtain in other parts of the world due to advances in and conquests of medical sciences.
Now for the next challenge: cancer
bdlive.co.za - 2/26/2015 5:42:25 AM
The World Health Organisation ... rates in developing countries could decline considerably — and quickly. More than a decade ago the international community decided that it would no longer accept certain death for HIV/AIDS patients.
Matthew Lester: Budget 2015/16 – Is the new South Africa sustainable?
Fin24 - 2/26/2015 4:19:30 PM
Perhaps the biggest disgrace in the Nkandla debacle is that it has turned our political leaders attention away from a country in crisis ... administration is tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic. South Africa’s HIV/AIDS death rate has halved in 9 years.
The Global Impact Of Neglected Tropical Diseases
The WIP - 2/27/2015 9:11:49 PM
In 2013, they resulted in 142,000 deaths in 1990 –down from 204,000 ... they mainly affect people in the poorest developing countries, where attention has been placed on defeating HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. In addition, these diseases have ...
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... to lower-income countries so they can do the same. But why should wealthy Western countries care about pollution in the developing world?
DOH warns against aggressive new HIV strain
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2/24/2015 9:01:03 PM
With a new strain of HIV infecting people in other parts of the world, the public should be more informed about the growing prevalence of HIV-AIDS cases in the country ... ultimately leading to death. In 2013, the World Health Organization issued new ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
In Ethiopia, the under-5 mortality rate in 1990 was 202 per 1,000 live births, one of the highest rates in the world ... programs to combat HIV/AIDS." The study shows that 31 developing countries are on pace to reduce child deaths by 66 percent in 2015 ...
Remarks at Welcome Reception To Commemorate the Announcement of Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons Randy Berry
U.S. Department of State - 2/28/2015 2:33:56 AM
Anyone who knows Randy will tell you that his devotion to country is matched only by his commitment ... Randy supported the implementation of one of the world’s largest HIV/AIDS prevention programs to curb mother-to-child transmissions in rural areas.