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
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.
Davao among PH cities with high HIV prevalence rates
Mindanews - 4/13/2015 11:00:06 AM
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), if you exceed five percent in two years’ time, then HIV in these areas will really be uncontrollable. So we should not let the prevalence rate ... country director of the United Nations Programme on ...
The Healthiest (and Least Healthy) Countries in the World
MSN - 4/6/2015 3:11:47 PM
The quality of a nation’s infrastructure and health system are closely related to a low prevalence ... rating is Japan’s adult obesity rate of 3.3%, which was seventh best in the world and the best out of the 10 healthiest countries.
HIV in 6 PH cities may reach 'uncontrollable' rates – DOH
Rappler - 4/10/2015 2:56:53 AM
The DOH identified the 6 cities and their corresponding prevalence rate among males who have sex with males (MSM) as the following: "According to [the World Health Organization ... The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said the ...
The Economic Cost Of An Obese Society
Investopedia - 4/17/2015 3:56:00 PM
Slowly becoming a global health epidemic, the prevalence of obesity ... nearly 30% of the world population, are obese or overweight. The global health problem is no longer confined to advanced countries. In fact, more than 60% of the obese population ...
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.
Obesity poses big threat to world
China Daily Europe - 4/14/2015 12:21:49 AM
If the current trend continues, almost half of the world's adult ... countries, where rapid industrialization and urbanization are boosting incomes and therefore calorie intake. In India and China, the prevalence of obesity in cities is 3-4 times the rate ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
The survey, conducted by the country’s National AIDS Commission (NAC) and the Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) indicates the prevalence rate ... by World Health Organization (WHO). Malawi Government ...
Six cities red-flagged for HIV/AIDS
Philstar - 4/9/2015 6:07:11 PM
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), if you exceed five percent in two years’ time, then HIV in these areas will really be uncontrollable. So we should not let the prevalence rate reach ... number of HIV/AIDS cases in the country since ...
Zambia’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate drops
Spy Ghana - 3/30/2015 8:27:53 PM
Zambia has recorded a decrease in its HIV/AIDS prevalence ... testing in the country and awareness programs. The survey also revealed that infant mortality declined from 70 to 45 deaths per 1,000 live births while under five mortality rate declined from ...
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 ...
Tobacco industries in the Middle East are spreading like cancer...and here's why
Al Bawaba - 4/16/2015 8:19:03 AM
FASTEST GROWTH RATE OF SMOKERS ON THE ... aggressively pushing into the Arab world. Tobacco is responsible for killing six million people every year or one person every six seconds. It kills more human souls than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
Final Skate and Donate for Guelph’s Bracelet of Hope set for Saturday
Guelph Mercury - 4/14/2015 10:08:48 AM
The country has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the world, with an estimated 23.3 per cent of the population of roughly two million living with the infection. Bracelet of Hope is now raising funds to build an HIV/AIDS clinic in the country ...
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 ...