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
Nigeria: Nation Ranks Top in HIV/Aids-Related Fatalities
AllAfrica - 12/2/2016 9:46:48 AM
more people die of HIV infection in Nigeria than in any other country in the world, with about 180,000 deaths every year. We also have the largest number of newly infected children. Our country contributes one in every three new HIV infections among ...
'Ghost Ship' One of Country's Deadliest Building Fires in Half-Century
NBC News - 12/5/2016 11:59:15 AM
Although the fire's current death toll of 36 puts it seventh on the list, the number of victims is expected to grow — likely pushing it higher. Below are the 10 deadliest building fires of the past 50 years. A day that will live in infamy. The World ...
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
Combating HIV/AIDS Through Innovative Commerce
The Huffington Post - 12/1/2016 3:07:07 AM
World AIDS Day 2016 ... status does not have to be a death sentence, responsible governance combined with community led efforts, and market oriented solutions should unite in highly impacted countries to make HIV/AIDS history.
This map says South Africa is ‘best at’ death – but it’s wrong
businesstech.co.za - 12/5/2016 8:17:20 AM
A map purporting to show ‘International Number Ones‘ has been updated for 2016 – showing the one thing that almost every country ... to the CIA World Fact Book, South Africa is listed as having the highest rate of HIV/AIDS related deaths, based ...
4 MAJOR WORLD CITIES JUST AGREED TO GET RID OF DIESEL ENGINES
globalpossibilities.org - 12/5/2016 8:06:00 PM
CREDIT: AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell Paris, Madrid, Athens, and Mexico City will ban diesel engines by 2025, mayors of the four major world cities announced this ... air pollution and the health problems and deaths it causes — particularly for our ...
India can end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030: J P Nadda
Economic Times - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
NEW DELHI: Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said around two decades ago India was predicted to be the AIDS capital of world but has now "successfully arrested" the epidemic of HIV and claimed that the country ... we can end the HIV/AIDS epidemic ...
PreP Summit and Toolkit for Youth; Risks of Chronic Conditions Increase in Elders, But Deaths Down
boston.edgemedianetwork.com - 12/1/2016 11:59:49 PM
"Several countries in ... in the total number of deaths worldwide from communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional conditions was largely attributable to major decreases in the age-standardized mortality rates for HIV/AIDS (42 percent) and malaria ...
Prince Harry and Rihanna get tested for World AIDS Day
USA Today - 12/1/2016 12:32:37 PM
The Barbadian pop princess joined the British royal on Thursday for the Barbados National HIV/AIDS Commission's "Man Aware" event, held in the capital of Bridgetown in recognition of World AIDS Day ... were not necessarily a death sentence and that ...
World AIDS Day Presidential Proclamation
Dallas Voice - 12/1/2016 3:42:54 AM
... people living with HIV reside in low- to middle-income countries. We need to do more to reach those who are at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS, and the United States is helping shape the world’s response to this crisis and working alongside the ...
The Intra-Latino Rifts Revealed by the Election—and by Castro
Daily Beast - 12/5/2016 11:52:05 AM
And then he proceeded to divide one Latino from another in this country. As you may have figured out long ... the United States but also throughout Latin America, a region of the world that has long had to deal with meddling and even violent coups ...
Celebrating World AIDS Day
News One - 12/1/2016 10:41:04 PM
Contracting HIV/AIDS is not a death sentence. Millions of people who have the virus live fully functioning lives with the aid of new and emerging medicines. World AIDS Day also reminds us about the importance of prevention. The CDC recommends you get ...
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
NPR News - 7/14/2016 3:40:08 PM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.
Driving to an early grave
The Economist online - 1/25/2014 3:10:28 AM
The toll is rising: the World Health Organisation (WHO) expects the number of deaths globally to reach nearly ... And aid donors have pledged $600m to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in the country in the next few years, and $4 billion globally.
22-Year-Old Oakland Warehouse Fire Victim Cash Askew Was ‘Loved and Admired by Everyone She Met’
People - 12/5/2016 12:35:02 PM
She is remembered by her label, Dais Records, as being a talented guitarist and back-up vocalist in the two-person band (other member Kennedy Ashlyn is a singer-songwriter), that has spent the last year touring across the country. “The fact that I won ...