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
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
Vibe Ghana - 12/6/2013 6:50:14 PM
Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday lauded the gains made in the country in the reduction of HIV and /AIDS prevalence. The rate dropped ... the celebration of the World AIDS Day, which was ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
thebody.com - 5/25/2011 11:53:52 PM
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS ... HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
is the mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. Efforts to tackle this infection path appear to be working, as the transmission rate fell in three of its four sub-regions, remaining stationary in central Africa. The most pronounced ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
Times of India - 11/30/2013 9:27:41 PM
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has a higher HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate than the country average and ranks fifth in the country in number of cases. Gujarat has an adult prevalence rate of 0.33% against the all-India 0.27%. According to statistics made ...
HIV prevalence in Volta Region goes up
ghananewsagency.org - 12/4/2013 11:57:26 AM
Shia (VR), Dec 4, GNA-The HIV prevalent rate in the Volta ... than current national adult HIV prevalence of 1.37 per cent. Dr Angela El-Adas, the Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), said this at the Volta Region World AIDS Day ...
HIV prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 7:12:51 PM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS Day ... encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr ...
Bayelsa worried over high HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate
nationalmirroronline.net - 11/28/2013 3:22:00 AM
Bayelsa State government yesterday expressed worry that the state has the third highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge in the country, saying that it is rationed nine to one. It enumerated some factors responsible for the prevalence rate as intense ...
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
News.Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
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.
Nigeria: Kaduna Tops HIV/Aids Prevalence in North-West
AllAfrica - 12/5/2013 5:22:32 AM
She said while marking the World AIDS Day in Kaduna that the sentinel report of 2010 placed Kaduna's HIV prevalence at 5.1 percent ... of HIV/AIDS in the North-west geo-political zone of the country. However, the Kaduna State government remains resolute ...
Nigeria: Niger State Records Reduction in HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate
AllAfrica - 12/2/2013 11:09:42 AM
Minna — Niger State Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services Dr. Ibrahim Babaminin Sule said at the weekend that the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the state ... ranks second among countries battling the virus in the world and that women and children ...
Urgent need to address "resurgent" gay global epidemic, says English public health chief
Aidsmap - 12/8/2013 11:55:40 PM
at home and within social networks needed to be considered. Gay men also needed to be helped to develop communication skills and more respectful attitudes towards their own health and towards other MSM. “We need to increase healthy, responsible and ...