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
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/22/2016 5:53:48 PM
Ahead of World ... countries, current policies, regulations and medicine prices put the cure out of most people’s reach. “We need to act now to stop people from dying needlessly from hepatitis,” said Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO’s Director of the ...
WHO urges countries to take rapid action to reduce new infections, deaths from viral hepatitis
News-Medical - 7/21/2016 12:37:03 AM
Ahead of World ... countries, current policies, regulations and medicine prices put the cure out of most people's reach. "We need to act now to stop people from dying needlessly from hepatitis," said Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO's Director of the HIV/AIDS ...
HIV Infections On The Rise In 74 Countries, Reveals Study
NDTV - 7/21/2016 3:07:22 AM
A research by Global Burden of Disease said that HIV infections have increased in 74 countries between ... that although deaths from HIV/AIDS - which peaked in 2005 - have been steadily declining since, 2.5 million people worldwide became infected with ...
Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Sioux City Journal - 7/19/2016 7:56:04 AM
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of HIV/AIDS deaths worldwide each year has fallen since peaking in 2005, but the number of new HIV infections is up in 74 countries, according to a new study. Deaths from HIV/AIDS fell to 1.2 million in ...
German gun laws among world's strictest
USA Today - 7/23/2016 5:45:28 PM
MUNICH — German gun laws are some of the most restrictive in the world. The country also has one of the lowest rates of gun-related deaths despite having high levels of gun ownership, a scenario that is given added significance in light of the ...
Rate of new HIV infections increased in 74 countries over past decade
Science Daily - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
A new study found that 74 countries saw increases in age-standardized rates of new infections between 2005 and 2015. AIDS deaths are falling in most countries ... is not over by any means and that HIV/AIDS remains one of the biggest public health threats ...
No time for complacency, HIV infections went up in 74 countries over past decade
Hindustan Times - 7/19/2016 1:03:53 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections ... “This study shows that the AIDS epidemic is not over by any means and that HIV/AIDS remains one of the biggest public health threats of our time,” said Professor ...
Real World Economics: Numbers can be enlightening and misleading
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 7/23/2016 9:41:41 PM
Real World Economics: Essar Steel case is ... But the numbers for our country are not precise. The FBI and Department of Justice, which tabulate many crime statistics, do not have a separate category for killings by police. We have a decentralized policing ...
Survivors of Boy Scout canoe trip mourn deaths of 2 campers
The Seattle Times - 7/22/2016 1:50:26 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The survivors of a Texas Boy Scout troop’s adventure trip to the pristine canoe country along the Minnesota-Canadian border were grieving Friday over the deaths of a 13-year-old boy and a 39-year-old woman volunteer, a Scouting ...
Global Strategy Aims to Reduce Infections, Deaths From Viral Hepatitis
Voice of America - 7/20/2016 9:49:25 AM
The head of the WHO’s global hepatitis program, Stefan Wiktor, says good tools are available to prevent and treat the needless deaths ... the world get it. So, they are protected from Hepatitis B. So, we have seen tremendous results in many countries ...
‘World has ignored hepatitis at its peril,’ warns UN health agency ahead of World Day
UN News Centre - 7/20/2016 4:01:39 PM
20 July 2016 – With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B or C, the United Nations health agency today encouraged countries to boost testing ... other communicable diseases like HIV AIDS and tuberculosis.”
The U.N.'s Rundown Of Some Of The World's Biggest Problems
OPB - 7/23/2016 3:05:00 AM
It’s too early to measure whether any progress has been made, says Francesca Perucci, chief of the statistics ... under age 5 worldwide go unrecorded. According to data from UNICEF, that’s 220 million children. In the least developed countries, one ...
Why the World Is Still Not Coming Apart, and How to Know When It Is
World Politics Review - 7/20/2016 1:09:51 PM
Incidents of terrorism have certainly increased around the world. New pockets of instability have opened up in Eastern Europe and in Turkey. The situation in Iraq and Syria remains fraught. And terrorism has moved to new Muslim countries like Bangladesh.
HIV AIDS remains a major health challenge - Lordina Mahama
Modern Ghana - 7/23/2016 9:13:03 PM
She said there was still a long way to go to achieve AIDS prevention and control, adding that governments over the world needed to work together ... would actively support African countries in their fight against HIV/AIDS. Ten Ghanaian children, two ...
Thompson: Team USA hoping to unite a divided country
San Jose Mercury News - 7/22/2016 11:20:06 AM
But given the racial tension in this country, the prevalence of the Black Lives Matter movement, the symbolism is not lost on this group. "We're going through a tough time right now, in the country and also around the world ... with the deaths of several ...