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
HIV/AIDS Vaccine in Sight
TPM - 9/16/2014 10:28:47 AM
Dr. Raymond Schinazi, a world leader in nucleoside chemistry ... talked about the impact of HIV/AIDS from a regional perspective. “We’ve got the highest death rate in the country ,” she said of her home state. She then closed the discussion by ...
Southern Africa: AIDS has left families headed by kids, grandparents
Catholic Philly - 9/16/2014 5:38:17 PM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) — With the highest levels of HIV prevalence globally, southern African countries have seen families ... October will consider problems facing the world’s families. “Many AIDS orphans were born HIV-positive, and we ...
WHO Argues Russia's Anti-Gay Laws have Hurt HIV Fight
Frontiersla - 9/17/2014 3:32:25 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Russia’s prohibitive laws on drugs and homosexuality pose an obstacle to attempts to combat the country’s rising HIV infection rates. Russia has one of the fastest-growing HIV and AIDS epidemics in ...
Using New Media on College Campuses to Improve HIV/AIDS Education
blog.aids.gov - 9/16/2014 12:37:38 PM
Students across the country are settling into colleges ... As a college student and summer intern for AIDS.gov, I’m interested in how college campuses are using social media to promote awareness around HIV/AIDS. While most campuses host their own health ...
HIV/AIDS still increasing in Georgia
Athens Banner-Herald - 9/11/2014 12:47:44 AM
Georgia has the fifth-highest number of diagnosed HIV/AIDS people in the country, according to statistics compiled by the Georgia Department of Public Health. But unlike most states, a majority of Georgia’s HIV cases are among African Americans ...
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
Reuters - 7/16/2014 6:20:12 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35 percent since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, U.N. member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and ...
AIDS Alabama CEO honored as 'community champion'
Al.com - 9/17/2014 9:23:11 AM
PhRMA noted that some of the winners such as Hiers have been involved in the fight against HIV ... with AIDS in Mobile. "I live in a part of the country that is the most impacted by the disease," Hiers says in a YouTube video interview. "The death rates ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN Health - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint ... people treated in China jumped 50% last year. AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
On Wednesday, in the runup to World Aids Day on 1 December, UNAids said an estimated 35.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV last ... of Aids-related deaths had dropped from 2.3m in 2005 to 1.6m last year. Twenty-six countries have shown more ...
Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country? Solving an epidemiological mystery
New Republic - 5/11/2014 11:59:09 PM
(Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreaful Record on HIV/AIDS) The second thing they tell me is why. AIDS is the same virus no matter what country ... in the United States didn’t fall to the same lows as the rest of the developed world.
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, says United Nations
Daily News and Analysis - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35% since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, UN member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and evidence showed ...
HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries
Terra Daily - 7/19/2012 8:17:55 AM
Those parts of the world are seeing deaths and new infections rise "in a ... Overall, low- and middle- income countries invested $8.6 billion in responding to HIV/AIDS last year, an increase of 11 percent over 2010. International funding remained flat ...
United Nations Says HIV/AIDS Epidemic Could Come to an End by 2030
The Latin Post - 7/30/2014 2:31:50 PM
... "people-centered" approach to addressing AIDS anticipates an AIDS-free world that should restore hope in devastated communities. UNAIDS looks to reduce deaths and new cases of HIV/AIDS by 90 percent by 2030 with its "zero AIDS-related deaths" strategy.
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 3:57:19 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related ... people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage and as evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...