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
World Health Organization: HIV Treatment Revision Makes More People Eligible
HNGN - 9/30/2015 4:03:44 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO ... for antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV; all populations and age groups are now eligible for treatment," WHO said in a news release. Many HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are welcoming the new guidelines ...
Let’s Protect The Rights Of Persons Living With HIV &AIDS
Peacefmonline - 10/5/2015 10:10:02 AM
The Programs Manager of the National AIDS Control Program, Dr. Ayisi Addo, has called for the intensification of hard work to tackle challenges facing Persons Living with Human Immune ... at tackling HIV and AIDS in the country. Dr Addo indicated that ...
Herald Foundation Sensitizes Hiv/Aids Patients
Modern Ghana - 10/2/2015 5:30:15 PM
Without mincing words, Mr. Archer said, most of the campaign on HIV/AIDS in the country has been on the socio-economic effect of the disease and not really on the stigmatization by the community on the people living with the disease. “Saying is not ...
New UN treatment guidelines say all people with HIV should get antiretrovirals
UN News Centre - 9/29/2015 11:53:12 PM
30 September 2015 – Anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon after diagnosis as possible, the United Nations World Health ... Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), expanding ART to all people living with HIV and expanding ...
Anyone with HIV should get ART drugs, says WHO
The Citizen - 10/4/2015 7:40:54 AM
The World Health Agency has now removed all the limitations ... This means that all the 1.4 million people currently living with HIV/Aids in Tanzania—and those who will be diagnosed with the virus today and in the days to come—must be put on ARVs ...
New World Health Organization Guidelines Urge Gay Men, Those At Risk Of Contracting HIV To Take PrEP
Towleroad - 10/1/2015 9:17:31 AM
The World Health Organization issued ... nations are expanding upon their own HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs to cut down on the cases of new infections and provide better treatment to people living with HIV/AIDS. President Obama announced ...
Sen. Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Enhance HIV/AIDS Care
EDGE Boston - 9/29/2015 7:42:39 PM
Every year, more than 50,000 Americans become newly infected with HIV and today, there are an estimated 8,200 people in the state of Wisconsin living with HIV. "HIV/AIDS remains a public health crisis in our country and despite medical advances ...
Country Administrator - DRC
ReliefWeb - 10/6/2015 11:49:04 AM
In September 2002, in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO ... The project aims to build and reinforce the psychosocial support to people living with HIV- AIDS and community sensitization and voluntary HIV testing for effective HIV new ...
WHO urges antiretrovirals for all living with HIV
Trade Arabia - 9/30/2015 9:40:10 AM
The new guideline stresses that, in order to effectively implement the recommendations, countries ... that all people living with HIV have immediate access to antiretroviral treatment." Gottfried Hirnschall, director of Department of HIV/AIDS, WHO, said ...
Liberia: People Living With HIV Yearn for More Support
AllAfrica - 10/1/2015 4:19:51 PM
Liberia's oldest organization of People Living with HIV (PLHIVs), Light Association, has concluded one day-long advocacy training for people infected and affected with the virus in the country ... people living with HIV AIDS through advocacy, counseling ...
World Health Organization Pushes Earlier Use of HIV Treatment
Wall Street Journal - 9/30/2015 3:52:24 PM
The World Health Organization said ... The question now is how to get 37 million people on drugs. Only 15 million were receiving treatment in 2014, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, also known as UNAIDS. Write to Betsy McKay ...
WHO’s new HIV treatment guidelines aim for Aids-free world by 2030
DAILY MAVERICK - 10/1/2015 12:42:07 AM
The World Health Organisation ... Achieving the target of eradicating HIV/Aids by 2030 rests on more than just increasing access to treatment, however. According to the WHO, for this to occur, 90% of people living with HIV would need to be aware of their ...
Top Ten Countries With HIV
livestrong.com - 9/15/2015 11:55:29 PM
According to the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, there were almost 37 million people around the world living with HIV/AIDS in 2014 ... the order of the top 10 nations can vary, but these countries have been particularly ravaged by HIV/AIDS.
United Nations 2030 Agenda: President Obama Joins World Leaders In Aim To Eradicate Poverty
International Business Times - 9/27/2015 7:52:11 PM
President Barack Obama joined with world leaders ... 13 million people by 2017 with HIV/AIDS treatment and achieve a 40 percent decrease of incidence among girls and young women in the most highly burdened areas of 10 African countries.
Masquerade gala in Oakville on Oct. 24 raises funds for safe water projects around the world
InsideHalton - 10/6/2015 5:54:08 PM
Water is life and for many in Africa that means walking kilometre upon kilometre to live ... and help people in Uganda, especially seniors who have been raising their grandchildren because their own children have died of HIV/AIDs. "More than 800,000 ...