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 prevalence rate still worrying-Prof. Chomba
Lusaka Times - 12/12/2014 6:36:46 AM
Government says Zambia’s HIV prevalence rate of 14.3 percent is among the highest in the world ... impacts of HIV/AIDS among the vulnerable groups, orphans and vulnerable children and people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in the country.
Achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation
The Sun - 12/14/2014 10:55:04 PM
In 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) instituted December 1 every year as World AIDS Day. The objective is to provide a platform for the world to unite in the fight against HIV /AIDS ... The country has been able to keep HIV prevalence rates ...
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.
Nigeria: Achieving an HIV/Aids-Free Generation
AllAfrica - 12/12/2014 11:54:43 PM
In 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) instituted December 1 every year as World AIDS Day. The objective is to provide a platform for the world to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS ... The country has been able to keep HIV prevalence rates low ...
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 12/14/2014 4:47:01 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% ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 12/1/2014 11:53:26 PM
As World Aids Day was celebrated globally on 1 December, a study showed that rapid evolution of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is slowing in its ability to cause AIDS.Some 35 million people currently have HIV, and AIDS has killed around 40 million ...
S. Sudan alarmed by rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rates
worldbulletin.net - 12/3/2014 9:17:45 AM
The South Sudan AIDS Commission (SSAC) has raised the alarm about rapidly rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rates, lamenting that ... at the launch of preparations for World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1. "The country is faced with a low generalized ...
The poorest countries in the world
NBC News - 9/18/2012 6:11:18 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. However, compared to the poorest ... prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
Study predicts adult obesity prevalence in almost all European countries by 2030
Eurek Alert - 5/9/2014 2:21:42 PM
Rates of obesity and overweight in both male and females are projected to increase in almost all countries ... of any plateau in adult obesity rates throughout Europe. In England, for example, although the increase in obesity prevalence trend is less ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
Times of India - 12/1/2013 3:11:17 AM
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 available by ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/26/2011 5:04:39 PM
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.
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
which had previously recorded a decline in the rate of HIV/AIDS infection. Figures released by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research during the 2012 World AIDS Day showed that Nigeria was among the 12 countries worldwide that recorded a 20 per cent ...
Efforts on to bring down rate of HIV prevalence among migrants, truckers
Daily News and Analysis - 11/30/2014 12:38:46 AM
The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the country is 0.27%. Women account for about 40% of patients. The overall adult HIV prevalence (HSS 2012-13) in Maharashtra has declined to 0.40 %, and Maharashtra has been able to effectively reach out to 6,56,465 PLHA ...