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
Remembering those killed by HIV/AIDS
newvision.co.ug - 5/20/2013 6:26:45 AM
SOLDIERING ON: Women living with HIV marching during a World AIDS Day celebration ... By 2000, the HIV prevalence rate had dropped tremendously. The prevalence declined from about 18% in 1992 to 6.2% in 2002. Uganda was the first developing country to ...
Uganda: Remembering Those Killed By HIV/Aids
AllAfrica - 5/20/2013 1:50:34 PM
It is for people like Lutaaya that Uganda joins the rest of the world today to mark the International AIDS ... HIV prevalence rate had dropped tremendously. The prevalence declined from about 18% in 1992 to 6.2% in 2002. Uganda was the first developing ...
GLOBAL: When is HIV/AIDS a disaster?
IRIN - 5/21/2013 11:57:50 PM
JOHANNESBURG, 26 June 2008 (IRIN) - Providing HIV/AIDS ... countries it could certainly be called a disaster. "In Swaziland, for example, 26 percent of the population - one in four adults - is HIV positive. This is the world's highest HIV prevalence rate
HIV prevalence rate decreases in Addis
Walta Information Center - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
... Addis Ababa HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (AHAPCO) said the prevalence rate of HIV in the City has dropped to 5.2 percent from the previous 9.2 per cent. In a press conference he gave here on Thursday in connection with World AIDS Day, Office ...
One-in-four deaths in pregnancy due to HIV in worst-affected countries
Aidsmap - 5/22/2013 6:53:00 AM
Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV. HIV & AIDS treatment ... UNAIDS’ estimated HIV prevalence rates among adults of reproductive age, an estimated 5% of all pregnancy-related deaths worldwide, and one in four ...
SWAZILAND: Declare HIV/AIDS a "humanitarian emergency"
IRIN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
To make the point, the authors used Swaziland, which has an HIV prevalence rate of 33.4 percent among people aged between 15 to 49 years - the world's highest, according to UNAIDS - and the world's lowest life expectancy, just 31.3 years in 2004 ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
The Guardian - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
Last year 0.778% of the ... adult prevalence rates was recorded in Pakistan, where more than a quarter of intravenous drug users have HIV, compared to just 0.1% of the wider population. Among men who have sex with men, African countries again ...
TANZANIA: HIV/AIDS prevalence increasing in Zanzibar
plusnews.org - 4/25/2013 11:52:52 PM
NAIROBI, 22 April 2002 (PlusNews) - United Nations HIV/AIDS experts believe HIV/AIDS prevalence in Zanzibar ... the UNAIDS country programme adviser for Tanzania. The study, to be conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with ...
HIV/AIDS : A stepwise country action to meet UN commitments
Vanguard - 3/21/2013 8:38:09 PM
In the twelve years, since the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, the world has ... in many countries in nearby regions including the populous countries of China, Indonesia and Vietnam. In Papua New Guinea adult HIV prevalence is estimated to ...
American and Global AIDS and HIV Statistics and Information
Global Politician - 4/29/2013 9:46:26 PM
One source reports a 12% increase in AIDS prevalence ... statistics on the world epidemic of AIDS & HIV were announced by UNAIDS in July 2004. The report gives the latest AIDS and HIV statistics from around the world and statistics for individual countries.
World Bank Assists Taraba In Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Nigeria Guardian - 5/10/2013 11:13:36 PM
These were the words of Hassana Adamu whose two sisters died of HIV ... World Bank and other foreign donors. Dr. Garba Danjuma whom The Guardian learnt was the project manager, said if the donated items are use as directed, the prevalence rate “of HVI ...
HIV Infections Down in South Sudan
Voice of America - 3/21/2013 7:12:15 PM
JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN — South Sudan has seen a drop in the rate of infection with HIV/AIDS, government statistics released Thursday show, but the ... for the young country, but more effort and funding are needed to significantly reduce the prevalence of ...
Will Uganda tax booze for HIV programs
oblogdeeoblogda.me - 5/21/2013 11:57:50 PM
KAMPALA – As Uganda counts a 40% reduction in AIDS-related deaths in the past decade, the Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) wants Government to levy a special tax on alcohol and cigarette to fund HIV programs. According to UAC Executive Director Dr ...
In Middle East, HIV infection rates are rising
GlobalPost - 12/9/2012 3:22:28 PM
CAIRO, Egypt — The Middle East and North Africa region has long had one of the world’s lowest HIV prevalence ... government spending rates for AIDS treatment and prevention programs, according to the United Nations. Of the 20 countries that deport ...
1.8m Nigerian children orphaned by HIV/AIDS – Expert
Punch - 4/19/2013 11:02:43 PM
An estimated 1.8 million Nigerian children have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS since the first case of the pandemic was identified in the country in 1986 ... hard by the pandemic with an estimated adult prevalence rate of 4.4 per cent, adding that 3.9 million ...