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
The ticking time bomb
Manila Bulletin - 6/29/2015 4:02:29 PM
The country’s national HIV-AIDS prevalence rate is still low at three-and-a-half percent but there are salient features of our statistics that are disturbing. For example, whereas new HIV infections have been decreasing worldwide since 2001, we remain to ...
Global Adult Diapers Market Analysis, Trends, Key Vendors and Future Growth Estimates by 2019
Medgadget - 6/23/2015 5:42:39 PM
ALBANY, New York, June 23, 2015:- ResearchMoz has recently added the “Global Adult Diapers Market 2015-2019 ... Our market research databases integrate statistics with analysis from global, regional, country and company perspectives.
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.
UNODC World Drug Report 2015
ReliefWeb - 6/26/2015 12:38:27 PM
The World Drug Report includes data - gathered jointly with UNAIDS, WHO and the World Bank - on HIV prevalence among PWID. In some countries women who inject ... cause the death rate among PWID to be 15 times higher than in the rest of the population.
Brazil's prison system faces 'profound deterioration' if youth crime law passes
theguardian.com - 6/29/2015 9:57:25 AM
The new statistics show that Brazil ... Brazil has the world’s fourth-largest prison population, after the US, China and Russia, but while the number of prisoners in those countries has declined over recent years, in Brazil it grew by 33% between ...
Hypertension Tops 1 Billion Worldwide; Significant Implications for Pharma and Med Device Industries
Market Watch - 6/18/2015 2:39:29 AM
Hypertension rates in African countries are reaching critical levels, with some countries in North Africa nearing 50% of the adult population ... as this prevalence rises, as projected in the Hypertension and Resistant Hypertension Global Data Report.
246m drug users worldwide: UN report
Dawn - 6/27/2015 8:12:24 AM
In some countries ... caused the death rate among PWID to be 15 times higher than in the rest of the population. Illegal drug supply The report said some 32.4 million people or 0.7 per cent of the world’s adult population were users of pharmaceutical ...
Rise in diabetes ‘a major global health catastrophe'
Trade Arabia - 6/18/2015 9:27:30 AM
According to the International Diabetes Foundation, the countries ... cent of the world’s adult population (nearly 600 million people) by 2035 and calls on policymakers around the world to act to prevent the alarming rise in prevalence rates.
Two billion people worldwide don't have bank accounts: World Bank
Al Bawaba - 6/16/2015 10:55:47 AM
The latest World Bank statistics reveal that two billion people worldwide are ... index of mainstream financial services also showed that about 40% of the total adult population in the world is not capable of obtaining official financial services ...
Development assistance for health has increased since 1990 for low-income countries
Medical Xpress - 6/16/2015 2:59:09 PM
Funding for health in developing countries has increased substantially since 1990, with a focus on HIV/AIDS, maternal health ... health burdens facing the world today, and currently available data suggests their prevalence is expected to continue to ...
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 ...
US Divorce Rate is Falling and Why It Can Be Bad Thing
The Global Dispatch - 6/18/2015 9:51:58 PM
It may not be common knowledge, but the United States has one of the lowest numbers of divorces in comparison to other countries. According to the UN’s Demographics and Social Statistics Division ... one-in-five adults ages 25 and older (about 42 ...
Germany among worst countries for heart disease
The Local - 6/17/2015 2:36:30 PM
Germany ranked eighth place for high rates of heart disease-related deaths among countries within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation (OECD), the group of the world's advanced ... Source: OECD Health Statistics. Germany also sees fewer people ...
World Bioabsorbable Stents Industry
Financial Content - 6/17/2015 10:40:16 AM
Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16 Table 8: Life Expectancy by Select Countries: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17 Rising Middle Class Population Aids Growth II-17 Table 9 ...
Mozambique And Global Fund Aiming Higher With New Grants
Eurasia Review - 6/19/2015 5:15:47 AM
They also aim to maintain antiretroviral coverage for new mothers at the current rate of 90 percent ... Society Organizations and the Global Fund to reduce prevalence and deaths due to these diseases.” Graham Strong, Country Director for World Vision ...