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
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.
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
Rwanda's First Lady Warns HIV May Wipe Out Next Generation, Reports KT Press
EIN News Desk World News Report - 3/27/2015 7:09:43 AM
Rwanda's First Lady Jeannette Kagame has warned that the next generation risks being wiped out by HIV/AIDS epidemic unless the world sustains ... to reduce HIV prevalence to 3% with 6000 new infections every year since 2010. The country intends to decrease ...
Soka Uncobe: Circumcision slogan gone wrong?
observer.org.sz - 3/29/2015 1:02:16 AM
A social and behaviour change communication campaign aimed at encouraging at least 80 percent Swazi adult ... HIV/AIDS. The campaign’s main aim was HIV prevention, seeing that Swaziland has one of the virus’ highest prevalence rates globally.
P8-B loss yearly: 'Tuberculosis a daily massacre' – Recto
Rappler - 3/23/2015 9:51:57 AM
"First, there is the challenge of high TB prevalence rate. 438,000 of our people have it, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) data. Globally, we’re 9th in the WHO watch-list of 22 high-burdened countries which constitute 80% of all TB ...
What it would take to rid the world of smoking forever
Vox - 3/20/2015 12:25:49 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set a target of 2020 of getting the country's smoking rate ... "a world where over the next 25 years the sales of tobacco are phased out (although not prohibited), and in which fewer than 5 percent of adults ...
Plain Packaging Makes Cigarettes Less Sexy
Medscape News - 3/23/2015 8:14:43 PM
"Australia has learned and applied this lesson well and that is why it has one of the lowest smoking prevalence rates in the world." "Until recently ... and create appeal with young people and adults." In countries that fail to introduce similar ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/26/2011 5:04:39 PM
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
Many African countries have left health funding to foreign donors —Ladipo
Nigerian Tribune - 3/16/2015 6:25:30 AM
High maternal mortality rate with most African countries ... and adults. I have about 40 years’ experience in healthcare delivery and development work with major contributions to family planning, safe motherhood, adolescent health, HIV/AIDS, TB and ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
The survey, conducted by the country’s National AIDS Commission (NAC) and the Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) indicates the prevalence rate ... by World Health Organization (WHO). Malawi Government ...
The unseen world of childhood TB
WWLP 22News - 3/24/2015 7:16:16 PM
In 2013, 550,000 children were estimated to be infected worldwide, according to the World Health Organization ... Uganda is one of the 22 high-burden TB countries globally and weakened immunity due to high rates of HIV in the population further exacerbates ...
World TB Day shines light on ongoing efforts to eliminate disease in Kentucky, across U.S.
KY Forward - 3/24/2015 1:25:30 PM
World TB ... of death in adults worldwide, surpassed only by HIV/AIDS. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in 2013, 9 million people worldwide developed TB, and 1.5 million died from the disease. Globally, the rate of new TB ...
World's Healthiest Countries
Forbes - 4/7/2008 11:56:30 PM
Forbes.com has found that the region is home to some of the world’s healthiest countries, including top-ranking ... as well as accessible health care systems and lower rates of infectious diseases, such as HIV/AIDS. Research has shown that long-term ...
Lusaka ranks highest in HIV prevalence rate
Lusaka Times - 6/26/2013 5:38:42 PM
She bemoaned that only 15 per cent of Zambians access counselling despite the country recording a high HIV prevalence rate. Mrs Chomba stressed that there is need to encourage all sexually active youths and adults to ... same function World Health ...