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 ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
India Times - 11/30/2013 9:56:19 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 ...
Health: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate stabilises in Rwanda
Afriquejet - 12/1/2013 5:44:35 PM
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate Rwanda - The ... The number translates to 206,000 people. Official statistics show that 94 per cent of infected people in the country are receiving anti-retroviral drugs. Rwanda marks World AIDS Day Sunday under the theme 'the ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
Last week, I wrote about my attendance at the PEPFAR annual meeting in South Africa, the country that has more people living with HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland ...
HIV prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 10:23:09 AM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS ... progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr Naresh ...
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 12/7/2013 8:04:48 AM
According to figures released in 2005, women are disproportionately affected by Aids, accounting for some 55% of HIV-positive people. Many of those with ... to the introduction of syndromic executive summary management of sexually transmitted infections ...
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
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 ...
Nigeria: Kaduna Tops HIV/Aids Prevalence in North-West
AllAfrica - 12/5/2013 5:22:32 AM
Kaduna — With a population of over seven million in Kaduna, about 300,000 are infected with HIV/AIDS, the highest in the North-west of Nigeria, wife of the state governor, Hajiya Fatima Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, said yesterday. She said while marking the ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence in Cambodia drops to 0.7 pct in 2013: official
GlobalPost - 12/16/2012 11:56:43 PM
PHNOM PENH, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infections ... of Public Health said, the country saw about 1,330 new HIV infections last year, down 12 percent year-on-year. Addressing the World AIDS Day, Deputy Prime Minister Ke Kim Yan ...
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.
Country on ‘right track’ to meet MDGs for HIV/AIDS
ekantipur.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
As the country gears up to mark the World AIDS ... rate is now 0.28 percent (in 2012). It was 0.3 percent in 2011, 0.33 in 2010 and 0.39 in 2009. The prevalence rate looks into 15 to 49 years age group, which is more prone to being infected with the HIV.
Nelson Mandela death: Aids campaigner
BBC Online - 12/5/2013 11:59:14 PM
Though at first muted in his approach to the issues surrounding HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela eventually became a dedicated ... Africans rose from less than 1% in 1990 to about 17.9% by 2012. South Africa is currently home to more people with the ...