|Rank||Country||HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS|
|36||Central African Republic||130,000|
|46||Congo, Republic of the||77,000|
|65||Papua New Guinea||34,000|
|84||Trinidad and Tobago||15,000|
|139||Bosnia and Herzegovina||900|
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, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map
Canada Continues to Support the Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS
SYS-CON Media (press release) - 5/17/2013 8:42:08 PM
"Today, we remember the staggering human cost of HIV/AIDS, a disease that still affects more than 34 million people around the world-95 percent of them in developing countries," said Minister Fantino. "New HIV infections have dropped in many of the world's ...
Here I Am: Advocating for a vaccine in the fight against AIDS
The Huffington Post - 5/17/2013 1:18:20 PM
The hope of a vaccine for HIV/AIDS cannot be underestimated. At the moment, we can control ... in the fight against AIDS May 18 marks World AIDS Vaccine Day (WAVD), which serves to highlight the ongoing need for a preventive vaccine to help bring an ...
Saving the Lives of Women Worldwide
The Huffington Post - 5/11/2013 11:55:22 PM
Globally, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death of women of reproductive age ... The Foundation for AIDS Research, developed a graphic (see below) that compares the Obama Administration, U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate budget ...
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
“Medicine has advanced and people are living with HIV and AIDS,” statistician-general Pali Lehohla ... which uses modelled figures, in 2011. The country’s population growth rate is just over one percent.
AHF, KANCO organize NO RETREAT ON AIDS march to call for more global HIV/AIDS funding
News-Medical - 5/9/2013 10:14:32 AM
The campaign was launched with the inaugural "Keep the Promise" March on Washington in July of last year, when a coalition of 1,432 organizations from 103 countries came together before the XIX International AIDS Conference to call for more global HIV/AIDS ...
Cambodia on track to eliminate new HIV infections by 2020
Raw Story - 5/10/2013 1:05:09 PM
The Southeast Asian nation has reduced its HIV prevalence rate from a 1998 peak of 1.7 percent ... “Cambodia is moving towards an AIDS-free generation and is one of the few countries globally to have successfully reversed its HIV epidemic,” the ...
Valerie Jarrett on Ending HIV/AIDS in the United States
Forbes - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
Last month, fourteen-time Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate Alicia Keys introduced EMPOWERED, an ongoing public information campaign to reach women in the U.S. about HIV/AIDS. At the launch event in Washington, D.C. at the Kaiser ...
American Civil Liberties Union - 5/15/2013 11:57:47 PM
Remarkably, there are only 16 states that currently have workplace non-discrimination laws that are fully inclusive of LGBT people. This leaves LGBT people vulnerable to workplace discrimination in well over half of the country–an unacceptable situation ...
WHO says Cambodia can end HIV infections by 2020
Medical Xpress - 5/10/2013 11:03:28 AM
"Cambodia is moving towards an AIDS-free generation and is one of the few countries globally to have successfully reversed its HIV epidemic," the statement said, adding it was on track to meet the 2020 goal. Nearly 75,000 Cambodians are living with HIV ...
Bahamas' Project Hope, GB AIDS Awareness and Red Roe Ball Committee to join Intl HIV/AIDS Candlelight Memorial - "In Solidarity"
Thebahamasweekly.com - 5/17/2013 9:46:34 PM
“We need to band together as a unit every day, especially to conquer the strength of the AIDS virus.” – Dustin Hoffman Project Hope Bahamas Committee in conjunction with the Grand Bahama AIDS Awareness Committee and the Red Rose Ball ...
Cutting PEPFAR will erode gains made in HIV/AIDS fight
Times of Zambia - 5/19/2013 8:29:37 AM
is one of the more significant and perplexing trends in America’s global health policy. Funding for PEPFAR (America’s bilateral global AIDS programme) has been falling consistently from its peak in fiscal year 2010. In fiscal year 2012, US$250 ...
Insurance schemes must cover AIDS treatment: Activist
Jakarta Post - 5/20/2013 4:06:34 PM
An activist says that new Health Minister Regulation No. 21/2013 on HIV/AIDS control has brought a fresh breeze in fulfilling the rights of people with HIV/AIDS to get a guarantee of private insurance coverage. Article 47 (1) of the 2013 ...
HIV-affected people call upon Nagaland govt to take political pledge
Zee News Limited - 5/19/2013 2:20:23 PM
Kohima: The over 30,000 HIV/AIDS infected people in Nagaland today urged the state government to make a political commitment towards strengthening and improving the overall quality of life for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in all government ...
One in 10 South Africans HIV positive
Times of India - 5/14/2013 4:49:28 PM
CAPE TOWN: One in 10 South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths are falling as ramped-up treatment begins to have an impact, the country's official statistics agency said on Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS ...
Nairobi Solidarity Rally May 10 Proclaims: "No Retreat on AIDS -- Treatment for All"
The Wall Street Journal - 5/9/2013 3:15:11 PM
Advocates to gather at Jevanjee Gardens on May 10th for ... in the closure of an HIV clinic in Durban's McCord's Hospital and forced 5,000 men, women, and children to seek care elsewhere. The second such African rally in Nairobi on Friday ...