Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
More Help Sought, as Cambodia Joins Major AIDS Conference in Washington
Voice of America - 7/21/2014 12:47:58 PM
Cambodia has pulled its HIV/AIDS prevalence rate down to 0.8 percent and provided treatment to more than 46,000 patients so far. WASHINGTON DC - More than 20,000 health officials and activists from around the world ... and many other countries in finding ...
HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade
BBC - 7/20/2014 1:21:58 AM
The rate ... the Aids epidemic may be slowing in the country. However, there was a rise in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men aged under 24 and over 45. HIV is the virus that causes Aids, a disease which destroys the immune system. The World ...
HIV Vaccine: Scientists push for access over profit
Businessday - 7/22/2014 12:50:57 AM
As the world inches closer to the discovery of a vaccine for HIV, experts at the ongoing 2014 AIDS conference ... Nigeria’s HIV prevalence rate among adults aged 15-49 years was 3.1 percent as at 2012. The country has the second-largest number of people ...
WHO warns global gay HIV rates remain at epidemic levels
Lifesite - 7/14/2014 11:54:50 PM
"Rates of HIV infection among men who have sex with men remain high almost everywhere and new prevention options are urgently needed." In the lead-up to the International AIDS Conference ... but in no country of the world is HIV prevalence lower in MSM ...
Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globally
Medical Xpress - 7/21/2014 11:17:54 PM
Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... in reducing TB prevalence and mortality has accelerated. Prevalence rates rose slightly between ...
African wives conceal HIV, sapping AIDS progress
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 7/21/2014 1:59:33 PM
That number doubles to 15 percent by age 25, according to a report by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS released last week. Protecting young mothers will be critical if the world ... by many countries with the highest HIV prevalence means ...
HIV/AIDS infection rate drops in Ethiopia
worldbulletin.net - 7/11/2014 6:18:58 AM
The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate has drastically dropped in Ethiopia in 2013, an Ethiopian official said Saturday. "Currently, 734,000 people are living with HIV in the country," Asfaw Degefu, the public relation chief of the federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and ...
India scores by battling HIV/AIDS but falls short fighting TB and malaria
The Hindu - 7/22/2014 6:05:55 AM
The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular ... The mortality figure in 2000 was 1.6 million. Despite TB prevalence rates reducing since 2000, the number of people living ...
Anti-Morocco tirade by Egypt TV host sparks outcry
Al Arabiya News - 7/18/2014 6:06:29 PM
Morocco ranks among the highest countries in HIV prevalence rate,” she claimed, adding that “Morocco’s economy is an economy of prostitution.” Contrary to her claim, the CIA’s World Factbook lists Morocco 162 in HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate ...
India has third largest number of people with HIV in the world
Astro Awani - 7/17/2014 11:19:39 AM
NEW DELHI: India has the third largest number of people living with HIV in the world ... rest of the adult population. High HIV prevalence among female sex workers is one of the major factors in the spread of HIV in the region. Of the 21 countries in ...
HIV diagnosis rate falls by a third in U.S.: researchers
Win 98.5 - 7/19/2014 6:41:06 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The annual rate of diagnosis ... downturn in the epidemic of AIDS, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. The United Nations said on Wednesday that there were 2.1 million new HIV infections worldwide in 2013, down 38 percent from ...
HIV epidemic 'smaller' than UN estimates: report
Yahoo News - 7/22/2014 2:02:32 AM
The analysis by a team of international researchers tracked the rate of new infections, deaths and numbers of people living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 188 countries over the period 1990 to 2013. They found the ... from HIV/AIDS thanks to ...
HIV epidemic ‘smaller’ than UN estimates
freemalaysiatoday.com - 7/22/2014 1:48:13 AM
PARIS: Anti-AIDS drugs have helped ... researchers tracked the rate of new infections, deaths and numbers of people living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 188 countries over the period 1990 to 2013. They found the world’s malaria burden, while ...
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.