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
Testing for HIV/AIDS During Advent
The Huffington Post - 12/4/2013 1:59:07 PM
When HIV/AIDS was killing off thousands of gay men, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC ... Some have sex without a condom since they feel like they are going to get the virus sooner or later -- and why not sooner . Today, more than 1.1 ...
World AIDS Day - the condom and the killer virus
Lifesite - 12/4/2013 5:48:11 PM
AIDS is a very sobering reality that has claimed and is still claiming too many precious lives across the world and particularly in Africa. So the World AIDS day should not pass by in eerie silence rather it ought to be a day of deep reflection ...
World AIDs Day: HIV no longer considered death sentence
KMOV - 12/1/2013 4:33:00 PM
In 1981, when the virus was discovered, being HIV-positive was considered a death sentence. For most patients today ... And so, on this 25th World AIDS Day, Goforth has mixed emotions. It's a day that, in the past, has been incredibly sad and traumatic ...
South Africans urged to get tested for HIV on World AIDS Day
health.india.com - 12/1/2013 10:49:24 AM
The government hopes to move to the next phase of conquering ... with HIV and to reflect back on the strides taken in the multi-sectoral HIV, Aids response. Currently, South Africa has one of the largest HIV and AIDS treatment programmes with 2.4 million ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2013 8:58:35 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
Ghana Reduces Spread of HIV/Aids
AllAfrica - 12/4/2013 4:29:27 PM
THE DIRECTOR General of Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr. Angela El-Adas has stated that Ghana has reduced the number of new HIV infections among children by 76% - due to increased coverage of anti-retroviral prophylaxis for pregnant women living with HIV.
World AIDS Day 25 years on: It's time to stop saying 'AIDS in Africa'
CNN - 11/29/2013 7:31:21 AM
(CNN)-- Travel back in time with me to 1988: Guns N' Roses was blasting onto the music scene, Dustin Hoffman turned in an award-winning performance in Rain Man, and Nike coined the now-famous tag line, "Just Do It." But the year also brought a ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
More than half of the countries reporting fewer infections are in sub-Saharan Africa, the region with some of the highest number of HIV cases in the world. Infection rates have dropped dramatically in Malawi (73%), Botswana (71%), Namibia (68 ...
Bill Gates: Where to put the smart money to end AIDS
CNN - 11/29/2013 1:00:38 PM
(CNN)-- A decade ago, over 1 million people in Zambia were living with HIV. Only 143 of them were receiving treatment. The average cost of that treatment was more than $10,000 per year. Being infected with HIV in Zambia was akin to a death sentence.
World AIDS Day 2013 – HIV and AIDS in India
health.india.com - 11/30/2013 4:02:34 AM
December 1 is World ... about HIV/AIDS in India: 2.4 million people are HIV positive in India India has 2.4 million HIV positive people. It’s estimated that out of these 61% are male, 39% are female and 3.5% are children. As of 2009, the adult prevalence ...
HUGE: HIV Infections, AIDS Deaths Dropping Worldwide
ryot.org - 9/24/2013 6:00:48 PM
A UN report claims that the number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has drastically fallen ... to make sure that millions of people — especially in the developing world — can access lifesaving HIV treatment at an affordable price.”
Obama Pledges up to $5 Billion to Combat Global AIDS Epidemic
The Christian Post - 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday pledged up to $5 billion in funding ... and by leading the world to do more together." The president also noted that his Administration is the first to lift the entry ban so that people who have HIV are no ...
Warning sign: The news on AIDS isn't all good
GlobalPost - 12/1/2013 11:03:43 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Health agencies are warning of an “alarming” increase in AIDS ... people worldwide who are infected with HIV, 25 million are in sub-Saharan Africa, though the rates vary significantly within these countries.
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 10:38:11 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related deaths ... As countries scaled up treatment coverage and as evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...
Opinion: Wrong time to reverse course on HIV/AIDS
WTNH-TV - 12/2/2013 7:23:37 PM
was followed in July by a report of two adult HIV patients no longer showing any signs of virus after undergoing stem-cell transplants and stopping antiretroviral treatment. Much work lies ahead before these and other scientific advances can be ...