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
Nigerians With Mental Illness Outnumber Those Living With HIV/AIDS – Experts
herald.ng - 10/10/2016 7:32:12 PM
She expressed concern that more attention was being paid to people living with HIV/AIDS than those with mental health. She said that the devastating effects of insurgent attacks and other crises across the country ... “The world is going through crises ...
‘Amend HIV/AIDS Bill for better access to treatment’
The Hindu - 10/20/2016 12:29:20 AM
We want free and complete treatment to be a right,” said Daisy David, advocacy associate, World Vision India, during a press meet on Tuesday. People living with HIV/AIDS and representatives ... drugs in many parts of the country, and this could ...
Gala dinner to benefit HIV/AIDS organization for youths
The Global Times - 10/19/2016 11:07:37 AM
World AIDS Day is held annually on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, show support for people living with the disease, and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever ...
People in Africa are living longer but lifestyle diseases are rising
THE CONVERSATION - 10/9/2016 1:06:51 PM
This means that as countries increase ... of the population live in urban areas and the average age is about 19. Just over 8 million people died in sub-Saharan Africa in 2015. More than half of these deaths was due to malaria, HIV/AIDS, maternal and ...
Ghana Aids Commission adopts strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 10/18/2016 9:21:25 AM
GBC’s George Asekere and Pearl Ollennu report that currently 82,199 HIV/AIDS patients are on treatment out of a figure of 264,660 people living with the disease in the country.
Feature: Kenya's elderly persons living with HIV/Aids unbowed amid stigma
english.sina.com - 10/7/2016 11:57:38 AM
Currently a vocal campaigner on the plight of elderly people living with HIV/Aids in Kenya， Mulatya hailed incremental ... and discrimination meted on HIV positive citizens in this country. The elderly ones have borne the brunt of the stigma，" Kanyingi ...
Health and the SDGs in a Real World Setting
impakter.com - 10/13/2016 2:28:00 PM
MSF was supporting over 220,000 people on ART in 19 countries. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and global health experts agree that the convergence of new treatment models and affordable treatment has brought the world to a critical ...
Discrimination Against Persons Living With HIV To Attract Jail Term
ghanastar.com - 10/19/2016 6:38:35 PM
Those who act in ways deemed to be discriminatory against persons living with HIV/AIDS could serve up to three years in jail ... there were no anti-retroviral drugs in the country. “The doctors said we were going to die so if we have any property ...
AIDS Healthcare Foundation welcomes cabinet approval for HIV/AIDS Bill
THE Health Site - 10/6/2016 1:46:12 PM
Sam Prasad, Interim Country Program Manager, AIDS Healthcare Foundation – India Cares. This is a big win for the people living with HIV ... HIV population of the world. With the acceptance and the implementation of the HIV/AIDS bill there is definitely ...
Possible cure excites persons living with HIV
Punch - 10/10/2016 7:36:23 AM
Although Nigeria has the highest population of HIV patients in the world after South Africa ... should come from foreign countries. Garba, who is the publicity secretary of the Network of People Living With HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, linked this development ...
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.
Agencies fight HIV/AIDS in Anambra
The Nation - 10/13/2016 11:17:43 PM
The meeting was aimed at strengthening the state’s coordination and prevention of HIV/AIDS in various health facilities in the state to ensure best practices. Mrs. Doris Ekeh, NACA leader from the Abuja World ... Prevention for People Living with HIV ...
Close the Mental Health Gap: Learning From HIV/AIDS
Yahoo News - 10/11/2016 4:43:24 AM
Memories of the HIV/AIDS epidemic ... all those living with HIV receive lifesaving solutions. The mental health gap, meanwhile, is one of the world’s most devastating and under-resourced problems, affecting more than 450 million people.
Open letter to ambassadors (in India) of RCEP negotiating countries by Delhi Network of Positive People
bilaterals.org - 10/14/2016 8:21:44 AM
We are writing to you on behalf of the Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+) and International Treatment Preparedness Coalition- South Asia (ITPC-South Asia), organisations working with people living ... countries to scale up their HIV/AIDS treatment ...