Definition: This entry gives an estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map
400 Million People Live with Hepatitis But They Do Not Know
Inter Press Service - 7/26/2016 11:22:31 AM
ROME, Jul 26 2016 (IPS) - With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B or C, mostly without being aware, the United Nations top health agency encourages countries to ... diseases like HIV AIDS and tuberculosis,” she said.
Complacency is new risk in HIV/Aids fight, warns Harry
PoderyGloria.net - 7/25/2016 8:17:35 AM
The study shows that while 28.81 lakh people were living with HIV infection in India a year ago, 1.31 lakh people in the country died of HIV/AIDS in 2015. Last year, 259 volunteers were given the vaccination and a small trial also took place in Thailand in ...
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Daniel Driffin
The Business Journal - 7/27/2016 9:15:28 PM
... 6.7 million people around the world got access to antiretroviral treatment. And she cracked down on the stigma around the virus, and helped lift the travel ban that prevented people with HIV/AIDS from entering our country. As a result of her work and ...
HIV/AIDS remains a major health challenge – Lordina Mahama
Modern Ghana - 7/25/2016 6:04:34 PM
She said being the First Lady, as well as being a mother; it was her prayer that the summer camp would inspire greater paediatric care, protection of orphaned children and the promotion of the rights of People Living ... countries in their fight against ...
20 million Nigerians are infected with hepatitis B — Experts
Punch - 7/26/2016 11:11:11 PM
That means that about 20 million Nigerians are living with Hepatitis B. “This is also very high when you compare it to other countries ... than HIV/AIDS. According to Lesi, hepatitis B is one of the most infectious viruses in the world even as it leads ...
U.S. provides $26 million to help Vietnam fight HIV/AIDS
e.vnexpress.net - 7/28/2016 5:07:55 AM
There were an estimated 260,000 people living with HIV in Vietnam as of 2016. USAID first supported HIV/AIDS programs in Vietnam in the mid-1990s. Since Vietnam became an emerging middle-income country with ... according to the World Bank.
Additional USD26 million to boost Vietnam's sustainable HIV/AIDS response
en.dangcongsan.vn - 7/27/2016 8:22:22 AM
In 2014, Vietnam was the first country in Asia to adopt the 90-90-90 targets set by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), under which: by 2020, 90% of people living with HIV will know their HIV status; 90% of people who know their status ...
Top Ten Countries With HIV
livestrong.com - 9/15/2015 11:55:29 PM
there were almost 37 million people around the world living with HIV/AIDS in 2014. The spread of HIV encompasses every country, but several sub-Saharan African nations have been the hardest hit, including Swaziland, South Africa and Lesotho. Depending on ...
World Hepatitis Day: Only one in 100 patients gets treatment
Governance now - 7/28/2016 6:40:58 AM
Only one in 20 people with viral hepatitis ... communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.” Around the world 400 million people are infected with hepatitis B and C. This is 10 times the number of people living with HIV. An estimated 1.45 ...
World news: Gay Arabic mag, Islamic official, Charlize Theron
Windy City Media Group - 7/25/2016 11:55:19 PM
Egypt's grand mufti has said while homosexuality is not accepted in Islam, gay people ... Live reported. Nkosi's Haven is a recognized NGO in South Africa that has been in operation since 1999, an offers holistic care and support for destitute HIV/AIDS ...
Zimbabweans Living With HIV/AIDS Facing Serious Food Shortages
voazimbabwe.com - 2/15/2016 9:01:11 PM
Some people living with HIV/AIDS say it is now difficult to take prescribed antiretroviral drugs without getting adequate food Some international organizations like the World Food Program ... may need of food aid in the country with a huge grain deficit.
HIV/AIDS Afflicts Migrants Living in Wealthy Countries
Voice of America - 12/1/2012 10:45:37 AM
GENEVA— The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling on governments to provide migrants with preventive care and treatment for HIV/AIDS ... of people living with HIV has increased in the last 10 years in high-income countries in North ...
Gambia: Two Neighbouring Countries With Different Approaches to the HIV/Aids Pandemic
AllAfrica - 3/19/2014 7:51:13 AM
A technical report on Nutrient Requirements for People Living with HIV/AIDS commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO ... In some sub-Saharan African countries, HIV/AIDS prevalence is actually managed, while in others the prevalence is increasing.
Hear what this gay black man with HIV had to say to the Democratic Convention
Gay Star News - 7/28/2016 9:54:15 AM
For the first time in 12 years, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia played host to a speaker who is openly living with HIV ... which presented people with HIV/AIDS from entering the country. ‘The number of new HIV/AIDS diagnoses ...
What It's Like To Live With HIV In Brazil, The World's Greatest HIV/AIDS Success Story
Co.EXIST - 12/1/2014 11:46:17 PM
By the early 1990s, the country had similar infection rates to South Africa, which now has one of the highest rates of the disease in the world (including ... funding for HIV/AIDS programs dries up and a generation of young people emerges that didn't ...