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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Global cancer deaths rose by 260000 during the economic crisis
wingatewire.com - 5/26/2016 3:55:17 PM
cancer is a leading cause of death in the world. It is necessary to understand the impacts of economic changes on cancer survival. Lack of access to care may have been a factor that contributed to these excess deaths, researchers said. Countries within the ...
Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths
MSN - 5/26/2016 2:36:33 PM
Unemployment and cuts in public health-care spending were associated with more than 260,000 additional cancer deaths by 2010. Most of those deaths -- 160,000 -- were in the European Union, the researchers said. The study included 70 countries and a total ...
Financial crisis may have caused 500000 cancer deaths worldwide
Quadrangle - 5/26/2016 2:29:24 PM
The global economic crisis of 2008, which saw steep unemployment and reduced public-sector healthcare spending, has now been linked to an increase in cancer mortality - an excess of over 260,000 deaths ... income countries around the world, representing ...
Global financial crisis linked to 500,000 cancer deaths in new study
Raw Story - 5/25/2016 11:27:27 PM
The researchers used World Health Organization and World Bank statistics on more than 70 countries with over two billion inhabitants to analyse the link between unemployment, public healthcare spending and cancer mortality. They analysed the trend over 20 ...
Global Financial Crisis Linked To 500,000 Extra Cancer Deaths
teleSUR - 5/26/2016 3:05:11 PM
The researchers used World Health Organisation and World Bank statistics on more than 70 countries with more than two billion inhabitants to analyse the link between unemployment, public healthcare spending and cancer mortality.
Economic crash linked to 260,000 additional cancer deaths: Study
United Press International - 5/26/2016 1:39:17 PM
For the study, published in The Lancet, researchers analyzed data collected between 1990 and 2010 by the World Bank and World Health ... more than 2.1 billion people in 79 countries -- revealed 263,221 more cancer deaths between 2008 and 2010, from the ...
Nigeria: Who Stole the HIV/Aids Money?
AllAfrica - 5/24/2016 10:42:42 AM
The authorities should ensure the criminals bear the full weight of the law Nigeria has the world's second highest number of people infected with HIV/AIDS after South Africa. The country also accounts for one-third of all deaths from malaria in Africa and ...
Syria the world most dangerous place for health workers: WHO
Daily News and Analysis - 5/26/2016 12:34:52 PM
the World Health Organisation said on Thursday. For the first time, the UN health agency provided comprehensive statistics on attacks on health care facilities and other violence directed at health workers in conflict areas, covering 19 countries over the ...
Roland Martin (NewsOne Now): Atlanta’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic Equivalent to 3rd World Countries
Electronic Urban Report - 5/13/2016 9:15:32 AM
which shows the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Atlanta is equivalent to that of Third World African countries, Martin questioned the role and involvement of Black Organizations to educate and help prevent the spread of the disease. Although Martin agrees HIV/AIDS is ...
World Tourism Organization Releases Latest Mexico Travel Stats
Travel Agent Central - 5/25/2016 7:16:55 PM
The Mexico Tourism Board recently shared some new travel statistics from the ... moving from ninth to tenth place in world rankings. The data also showed that the number of foreign visitors airlifted to Mexico by country of residence, from January ...
Child sex abuse in Indonesia now punishable by chemical castration
CNN - 5/25/2016 8:42:49 PM
The law was drafted to address a significant increase in cases of sexual violence against children, Widodo said, although he gave no statistics to illustrate an increase. The country has long struggled with a high incidence of sexual violence, and several ...
Financial crisis linked to over 200000 cancer-related deaths, says new research
Canada Journal - 5/26/2016 11:30:26 AM
and cancer mortality using data from 1990-2010 from more than 70 high- and middle-income countries around the world, representing roughly 2 billion people. The researchers looked at deaths from several “treatable” cancers, for which survival rates ...
Syria: The world’s most dangerous place for health workers
Gulf News - 5/26/2016 2:00:46 PM
the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday in its first report on the growing scourge. The United Nations agency documented 594 attacks resulting in 959 deaths and 1,561 injuries in 19 countries with emergencies between January 2014 and December ...
Trump Heads to Shale Country to Make Energy Policy Pitch
Bloomberg - 5/26/2016 2:50:52 PM
The unemployment rate in North Dakota, while still among the lowest in the country at 3.2 percent, has climbed this year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ... thousands of workers in one of the world’s most technologically complex ...