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 in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 4/11/2014 7:09:37 AM
But for reasons of brevity, this article uses the term "HIV/Aids". South Africa has one of the fastest HIV-infection rates in the world. Statistics South Africa's 2007 population estimates put the South Africa's overall HIV-prevalence rate at about 11% ...
Nurse accused of spreading HIV in Uganda
FOX News - 4/13/2014 10:16:21 PM
But in the course of her trial -- on the revised charge of criminal negligence -- the nurse is attracting sympathy and emerging as the apparent victim of rampant stigma in a country ... with HIV and AIDS in Uganda and beyond," said AIDS-Free World, in ...
Anti-gay laws undermine fight against HIV/AIDS in Caribbean – experts
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 4/9/2014 10:53:54 AM
With adult HIV prevalence at about one percent of the population, the Caribbean has the second highest infection rate of HIV/AIDS in the world after sub-Saharan ... "When you get 12 countries, mostly in the English-speaking Caribbean, that penalise ...
Ghana AIDS Commission commends media on HIV/AIDs response
Ghana News Agency - 4/10/2014 4:57:47 PM
Accra, April 10, GNA - The Ghana AIDS ... 22 countries in the world that recorded over 50 per cent decline in their HIV prevalence during the period under review. He said the 2012 sentinel surveillance report shows a reduction in national adult HIV ...
Philippines taps mobile technology to address prevalence of HIV
Gant Daily - 4/10/2014 10:38:24 AM
Manila, Philippines (4E) – While the number of cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has dwindled substantially in many areas in the world ... considered a low-HIV-prevalence country, with less than 0.1 percent of its adult population suffering ...
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
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.
AIDS deaths are declining, reports UN
Afrik News - 4/13/2014 7:38:52 PM
Zambia and Zimbabwe — national adult HIV-prevalence rates exceed 15 per cent. South Africa leads the world in the number of people infected with HIV. Southern African countries, says Daniel Halperin, an AIDS expert at the US’s Harvard School of Public ...
More must be done to reduce HIV
Biz Community - 4/11/2014 8:21:12 AM
Image:Aids The experts, who attended a two-day consultation, acknowledged that the country made ... programme in the world. "This rapid increase of the national antiretroviral treatment programme has also resulted in a stable HIV prevalence among women ...
Senate passes bill to stop discrimination against HIV/AIDS infected persons
Vanguard - 4/10/2014 3:46:12 PM
The passage of the HIV and AIDS Anti-Discrimination ... facing the world at the moment. He suggested that proactive measures needed to be put in place to address the prevalence of HIV in order to bring down the mortality rate in the country.
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
Last year 0.778% of the ... and overall 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 ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The Body - 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 ...
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.
HIV Infection Rates Decreasing in Several Countries but Global Number of People Living With HIV Continues to Rise
The Body - 11/20/2005 11:56:18 PM
Geneva --There is new evidence that adult HIV infection rates have decreased in certain countries ... Faso prevalence among young pregnant women declined from around 4% in 2001 to just under 2% in 2003. These latest findings were published in AIDS Epidemic ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
Ghana News Agency - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Accra , Dec.3, GNA - 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 ... celebration of the World AIDS Day, which ...