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 11:49:56 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 ...
OECD, International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS), and World Bank join forces to improve private pension statistics
The World Bank - 4/28/2016 2:05:20 PM
April 28, 2016, Washington D.C. - The OECD, IOPS, and World ... of statistics on private pensions as part of the OECD’s Global Pension Statistics database and annual Pensions Markets in Focus report. Initially the data included OECD member countries ...
World Top 10 Steel Producers in March 2016
Shanghai Metals Market - 4/27/2016 6:35:33 AM
SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): According to latest statistics published by the World Steel Association, the world crude steel output by 66 countries reporting to the Association totaled 137.322 Million tonnes during March this year. The monthly output dropped ...
World Malaria Day: LAPO offers free mosquito drugs to Lagos community
P.M. News Nigeria - 4/28/2016 11:09:22 PM
The organisation also distributed Long Lasting Insecticide-treated Nets to the residents as part of its activities to mark the 2016 World Malaria Day ... Omotayo noted that Malaria killed faster than HIV/AIDS, adding that they should not wait only for ...
The Caucasus: three countries, three weeks
Dallas News - 4/29/2016 3:22:53 PM
The three contiguous countries in the Caucasus offer distinct histories and ... double-reed instrument called a doudouk; and world leaders are aficionados of Armenian brandy, which they sometimes offer one another as gifts. Armenia became the first ...
Philippines' likely next president would pardon self for 1,700 deaths
United Press International - 4/28/2016 1:15:13 PM
Duterte, 71, who served as the mayor of Davao City, has run on an anti-crime platform that appeals to the country's upper and middle classes who fear rising criminality. He said he would establish a ruthless administration that would eradicate crime ...
Vadym Kholodenko’s Daughters’ Autopsies Reveal Death By Asphyxiation: Mother Sofya Tsygankova Charged With Double Homicide
Celeb Dirty Laundry Entertainment News - 4/30/2016 3:18:43 AM
The tragic story of Vadym Kholodenko’s children’s gruesome deaths made national headlines, and millions of people around the country have been following ... he is an award winning musician and world-renowned pianist hailing from the Ukraine.
PEN World Voices festival: what can novelists do to help the refugee crisis?
The Guardian - 4/27/2016 6:02:45 PM
Marlon James, Sunjeev Sahota, Laila Lalami and Maaza Mengiste discussed the subject of dislocation and how to ‘sit in the discomfort’ of refugees’ stories For the last five years the war in Syria has not only caused the deaths of 470,000 people ...
40 Million Children Left Unprotected From One Of World's Most Contagious Diseases
The Street - 4/28/2016 11:49:20 AM
TORONTO, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Insufficient funding for a global vaccination program has left 40 million children at risk of contracting measles, one of the ... deaths. An estimated 17.1 million deaths were prevented - most of these in countries where ...
Bangladeshi bloggers: What world should know
WSBT 22 - 4/29/2016 12:20:57 AM
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country. CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk what they wanted the world to know. For their own safety ...
World Occupational Health And Safety Day: Expert Bemoans Ghana’s Weak Laws
Modern Ghana - 4/28/2016 9:04:41 AM
As the worldmarks this day, Occupational Health and Safety Consultant , Richard Boadi Soadwahas bemoaned the high rate at which workers in the country ... world succumb to work-relatedaccidents or diseases every year; this corresponds to over 6000 deaths ...
Massive fish deaths spark suspicions over the real cause
FIS - 4/28/2016 4:21:20 PM
According to Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan, all environmental statistics at these facilities are within the “allowed standards.” “Whether toxic chemicals are to blame is an extremely complicated problem that ...
Mozambique registers 51 prison deaths in first quarter
en.starafrica.com - 4/28/2016 7:56:05 PM
Mozambique’s National Prison Services, (SERNAP) says 51 prisoners died in the first quarter of this year in the country’s prisons, mostly from HIV/AIDS and ... there were 51 deaths in all the 81 penitentiaries in Mozambique. The single most important ...
Mozambique: 51 Deaths in Mozambican Prisons in First Quarter
AllAfrica - 4/29/2016 7:16:07 AM
Maputo — More than 50 prisoners died in the first quarter of this year in Mozambique's prisons, mostly from HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... were positive”. SERNAP statistics show that there are about 15,000 prisoners in the country's jail, around ...
Would FIFA really take the World Cup away from Qatar over human rights abuses?
Global Post - 4/28/2016 8:03:15 PM
Exhibit A: the serious abuses suffered by construction workers in Qatar as they build venues for FIFA’s 2022 World Cup tournament. Many of those workers are migrant laborers, recruited from countries ... only some of those deaths are linked to the ...