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
United Nations chief: World is on track to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
Washington Post - 7/14/2015 8:49:31 AM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said that new HIV infections had fallen by 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths by 41 percent since 2000. Moreover, the world has met its ... show that by 2014 85 countries had less than 50 new HIV ...
Vancouver HIV-AIDS meeting seen as step towards goal of ending pandemic by 2030
Toronto Sun - 7/17/2015 11:44:55 AM
New HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS-related deaths ... UN program on HIV-AIDS, or UNAIDS, attributes the success of its "15 by 15" goal to the roll-out of antiretroviral therapy, and led Ban to proclaim this week that the world is now "on ...
Ethiopia: Efforts to End Maternal and Child Mortality By 2030
AllAfrica - 7/22/2015 12:57:43 PM
The GFF has set in motion an unprecedented movement among countries, United Nations agencies and multilateral agencies including the World Bank Group, the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis ... child and maternal deaths. The Government of Japan ...
HIV-AIDS meeting a step towards ending pandemic by 2030
Canada - 7/17/2015 10:11:51 AM
TORONTO - More than 6,000 international experts on HIV-AIDS ... countries advocate early treatment, some like the U.K. follow a deferred treatment regimen, so disseminating the study results is important, he said. Gottfried Hirnschall, head of the World ...
China among 'success stories' in global HIV/AIDS fight: UNAIDS chief
ECNS - 7/16/2015 11:10:18 AM
a reduction of 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths also dropped by 41 percent. More than 15 million people, or 40 percent of the people living with HIV/AIDS in the world, are on life-saving anti-retroviral treatment. Eighty-three countries, home to 83 ...
Viral hepatitis 20,000 deaths preventable: Now is the time to act
opinion.bdnews24.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
Tuesday, July 28 th is World Hepatitis Day – and ... being tried and tested in several countries – and one can only hope that this will be the case in Bangladesh as well. Yet as we learnt from HIV/AIDS, providing access to drugs is not enough.
World Hepatitis Day: To prevent liver cancer
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/28/2015 12:47:37 AM
Over 83% of cases of liver cancer occur in developing countries. In Nigeria, liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, accounting for over 11,000 deaths yearly and ... Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Hypertension).
UNAIDS Checkmates HIV/AIDS
Modern Ghana - 7/21/2015 4:33:39 PM
There is apprehension in Nigeria over the number of people living with HIV/AIDS ... top gear in inspiring the world to accomplish its united hallucination of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. It unifies the ...
Government And The Challenge Of Drug Abuse In The Country
Leadership - 7/20/2015 3:34:35 AM
The menace of illicit drug abuse is an age-long challenge in the country ... the link between HIV/AIDS and drug use has not received adequate attention. In a recent report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ...
Tanzania's free SMS health campaign helps pregnant women, new mothers
Reuters - 7/29/2015 11:09:12 AM
According to the World ... maternal deaths to 193 per 100,000 live births from 454 per 100,000 by the end of 2015. The government has blamed the failure on a shortage of skilled health workers and well-equipped clinics, the impact of HIV/AIDS, a lack ...
Zuma welcomes report on S/Africa’s success in HIV/Aids fight
en.starafrica.com - 7/16/2015 4:07:58 AM
The report named South Africa‚ which was once counted among countries that ... that our aggressive HIV/Aids treatment campaign‚ which is the biggest in the world‚ has yielded remarkable results in preventing Aids-related deaths and ultimately ...
Top 10 countries to receive US aid. Number 1 is a shocker!
businessinsider.in - 7/16/2015 8:47:08 AM
According to US Agency for International Development (USAID) statistics, the country has provided billions of dollars ... This includes child survival and health, development assistance, HIV/AIDS initiatives, migration and refugee assistance, food aid ...
UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule
africanbrains.net - 7/16/2015 11:31:47 AM
The world has exceeded the AIDS targets of Millennium ... released today by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). New HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS-related deaths by 41%. The global response to HIV has averted 30 million ...
HIV/AIDS Prevention: Epidemic, Infections And Deaths Declining; UNAIDS Aspires To Eradicate Disease By 2030
HNGN - 7/15/2015 5:13:35 AM
The agency also revealed in a press release Tuesday that HIV infection has dropped to 35 percent, while AIDS-related deaths are down to 41 percent. "The world has delivered ... in children were reported in 85 countries, and recently, Cuba became the ...
Aiming High (1-3) New Development Goals could Spur Progress toward Better-quality Life around the World
Sudan Vision - 7/24/2015 7:36:13 PM
Most of the funding for vaccines in low-income countries was also made possible through aid, and deaths related to vaccine-preventable conditions have plummeted since 2000: worldwide measles deaths fell from 542,000 to 158,000 between 2000 and 2011.