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 Fast Facts
CNN - 4/21/2014 1:24:19 PM
260,000 - New infections in children worldwide in 2012. 1.6 million - AIDS-related deaths worldwide in 2012. 70.8% of the world's people living with HIV/AIDS live in Sub-Saharan Africa; an estimated 1.6 million people were newly infected with HIV/AIDS in 2012.
No HIV by 2018 on Tacaids plan
touch.dailynews.co.tz - 4/23/2014 9:57:20 PM
THE Tanzania Commission for AIDS ... in the country from 2013 to 2018); it will also enable us to achieve the national and global vision of three zeros; Zero New HIV infection, Zero Stigma and Discrimination as well as Zero HIV related deaths,” he ...
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C exceed deaths caused by HIV/AIDS
News-Medical - 4/18/2014 12:41:56 AM
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe, according to an analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study. The analysis was conducted by Dr Benjamin Cowie and Ms Jennifer ...
Mauritius: UNAIDS Chief predicts Mauritius can achieve HIV/AIDS zero-death
panapress.com - 4/22/2014 4:22:05 PM
Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, has predicted that Mauritius could be one of the first countries to achieve total success in the HIV/AIDS zero-transmission, zero-discrimination and zero-death.
Charles F. Farthing, doctor at the cutting edge of HIV/AIDS care, dies at 60
Washington Post - 4/18/2014 11:29:10 PM
Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew ... of treatment programs in the 32 countries outside the United States where it provides services. At the time of his death, Farthing was based in Hong Kong and ...
HIV Discovered as the Cause of AIDS 30 Years Ago Today
Science World Report - 4/23/2014 7:34:10 PM
Since then, the treatment of HIV/AIDS has revolutionized ... and you can find information on other countries across the world on the WHO website. Over 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, according to CDC statistics from 2010, and 44% ...
Rwanda: Determined to Raise HIV Awareness, Indian Rides Bike Across 86 Countries
AllAfrica - 4/23/2014 3:34:57 AM
He has so far traversed 85 countries and Rwanda is his 86th stop. All together, he has ridden his bicycle for a total of 102,050 kilometres. Debnath is on a world tour aimed at increasing awareness about HIV/Aids. He is emphasising the notion; 'Prevention ...
World news: Russia HIV law; Brunei delays stoning law
Windy City Media Group - 4/23/2014 11:48:53 AM
A law has been proposed in Russia that would force anyone with HIV to join a database ... has faced international criticism after adopting a new penal code calling for death by stoning for several crimes that include adultery and rape in addition to ...
Physician long at the forefront of HIV/AIDS fight dies at 60
Tulsa World - 4/17/2014 8:35:34 AM
Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew ... director of treatment programs in the 32 countries outside the U.S. where it provides services. At the time of his death, Farthing was based in Hong Kong and ...
Innovation needed to stop HIV/AIDS in Asia
Deutsche Welle - 4/15/2014 11:54:12 PM
UNAIDS has launched a new campaign aimed at achieving zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths, and zero discrimination ... In the Asia Pacific region, 12 countries account for more than 90 percent of people living with HIV and of new HIV ...
Getting to Zero with UGA HEROs
Athens Banner-Herald - 4/19/2014 4:25:38 PM
Some people call the world HIV/AIDS epidemic “the cause ... For 2011 to 2015, the World AIDS Campaign focuses on “Getting to Zero: Zero New Infections, Zero Discrimination, and Zero AIDS-related deaths.” With a goal to rid the world of negative ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 8:18:37 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... is a compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of the ...
AIDS deaths reduced as access to anti HIV drugs improves
DailyRx - 7/23/2012 2:15:16 AM
(dailyRx News) For decades, AIDS has been one of the world's deadliest epidemics ... AIDS Society's 2012 conference. AIDS deaths dropped from 1.8 million in 2010 to 1.7 million in 2011. "Manage HIV with a long-term treatments." The report is optimistically ...
HIV Scientists Meet to Stem Epidemic in Chicago Youth
HealthCanal - 4/21/2014 11:54:14 PM
... slow the epidemic where it is growing most -- among young people in Chicago and around the country? Leading HIV/AIDS scientists from around the world and Chicago will gather at a Northwestern Medicine® workshop to accelerate research and spark new ...
HIV/AIDS Afflicts Migrants Living in Wealthy Countries
Voice of America - 12/1/2012 4:07:45 PM
To mark this year's World AIDS Day, IOM is focusing on the plight ... IOM says there is a lack of awareness of migrants' vulnerability to HIV in high-income countries and this is reflected in the statistics. In Canada, for example, it says the estimated ...