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
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 ...
Why researchers say fake and low-quality drugs are a ‘global pandemic’
Washington Post - 4/20/2015 1:29:17 PM
Fake and substandard drugs are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths around the globe each year, and the persistent lack of reliable medicines in poor countries threatens to roll back decades of efforts to combat malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS ...
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 ...
Generational shift threatens global progress against HIV
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 4/13/2015 8:39:55 PM
Haiti has frequently been cited as one of the bright spots in the world’s battle against HIV/AIDS. The country, the poorest in the western ... more than 50 percent from 2004 to 2012. AIDS-related deaths have also dropped significantly, while more and ...
Helmet use a no brainer in Cambodia’s rapid motorization
PBS - 4/13/2015 1:08:57 PM
According to WHO statistics, there were about 2,300 HIV/AIDS-related deaths in Cambodia in 2012 compared ... s roads is hurting the bottom line. The World Bank estimates that road crashes are costing the country 3.5 percent in annual GDP.
HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination law and essence of implementation
The Guardian - Nigeria - 4/14/2015 7:17:00 AM
It will also eradicate discrimination fuelled by ignorance and its associated needless and preventable deaths ... has 3.1 million persons living with HIV/AIDS. The country is the second largest in the world after South Africa with 5.6 million.
Stop the Virus by Going Viral
blog.aids.gov - 4/17/2015 4:46:06 PM
Imagine symptoms of a virus showing up, slowly causing patient deaths, and baffling doctors. Suddenly, this virus mutates and spreads, but remains undetected. More cases develop in many countries, then the world takes ... reality of HIV/AIDS and it ...
China's First Lady 'Enchants' World Media: Beijing Study
NDTV - 4/16/2015 5:34:25 AM
"China has conveyed kindness and goodwill to the world through the first lady's public diplomacy when the country has been challenged during ... Last month, she attended an HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis prevention event in southern China with Zambian first ...
Govt teams up with four Asian countries for rural roads upgrade to curb road accidents.
IPP Media - 4/13/2015 7:03:52 AM
Tanzania has partnered with four Asian countries for a rural road ... being the ninth to the fifth leading cause of death by 2030, higher than HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis combined,” warned the World Health Organisation representative.
World Health Day: “Basic healthcare services need to be accessible to all”
Invest In EU - 4/16/2015 3:04:05 AM
maternal health and the HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis epidemics. The Ebola outbreak over the past last year also showed the problems facing health providers in the developing world. McAvan said there were many problems that needed to be dealt with ...
Elton John AIDS Foundation joins forces with the Mylan Relay for Hope to accelerate the fight against HIV/AIDS
8 ABC kait8.com - 4/17/2015 8:42:20 PM
"It is a sad reality that there are 35 million people who are living with HIV/AIDS worldwide ... in about 145 countries and territories. Our workforce of approximately 30,000 people is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person ...
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 combined ... But why should wealthy Western countries care about pollution in the developing world? “Our economy is global, and so are the pollutants ...
As Ebola retreats, Obama urges vigilance in West Africa
The Seattle Times - 4/15/2015 4:05:32 PM
“Health systems also have to be rebuilt to meet daily needs: vaccines for measles, delivering babies safely, treating HIV/AIDS ... countries means all three will remain at risk until the virus is gone from neighboring countries. The World Health ...
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 ...
UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic 2012
ReliefWeb - 11/21/2012 9:17:16 AM
UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries ... deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally. GENEVA, 20 November 2012—A new World AIDS Day report: Results, by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV ...