Definition: This entry gives an estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map
Antiviral therapy for HIV/AIDS offered free
ECNS - 6/18/2016 10:13:03 AM
China is bringing free antiviral therapy to all citizens living with HIV/AIDS ... people". Bao Yugang, deputy Asia bureau chief of United States-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the largest NGOs for AIDS treatment and care in the world, said ...
Regional: TOY award, HIV/AIDS advocacy
goqnotes.com - 6/17/2016 3:54:51 AM
Edenton St., for HIV/AIDS ... of people living with HIV/AIDS in North Carolina. Nearly half of people living with HIV in the U.S reside in the South, while the South also had the highest rates of both new HIV diagnoses and HIV-related deaths in the country.
China is offering free antiviral therapy for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS
Shanghaiist - 6/24/2016 9:37:18 AM
China will offer free antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS, according to the country's top health authority. The move is good news for the estimated 575,000 people who live with HIV/AIDS in China, and should help to ...
Kenya: Health Service Providers 'Insensitive' to Teens Living With HIV/Aids
AllAfrica - 6/17/2016 9:31:17 AM
The National Organisation of Peer Educators has urged health service providers to be more sensitive when handling adolescents living with HIV ... delegates from 10 countries. The annual event seeks to create awareness on HIV/AIDS and also to educate ...
Record 29 million people drug-dependent worldwide
worldbulletin.net - 6/23/2016 1:56:11 PM
The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) World Drug ... the issue of HIV/AIDS, the consequences of which the UN said “continues to be devastating”. The UN research says around 14 percent of the 12 million people who inject drugs are living with HIV.
Zimbabwe: Can a team of doctors end Aids by 2030?
Al JAZEERA - 6/14/2016 3:04:08 PM
Zimbabwe has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world, with more than 1.5 million people living with HIV. Although treatments are improving, stigmatisation, poor access to healthcare and expensive drugs continue to act as barriers. To end the ...
Ugandan sex workers based abroad get ARVs from home
Daily Monitor - 6/26/2016 10:13:42 PM
Most people living with HIV are dropping out of treatment ... of babies born with the virus,” she said. Gains in HIV/Aids Prevention and treatment According to the 2014 Uganda HIV/Aids country progress report, the number of Ugandans who get infected ...
After Decades, Sharing About My Friendship With Pedro Zamora
The Body - 6/26/2016 8:47:48 PM
I was the editor of SIDA Ahora (the first AIDS magazine in Spanish, by the People With AIDS Coalition [PWAC] in NYC) and Pedro was doing a lot of AIDS education in schools all over the country ... mainstream America about HIV/AIDS. He asked me what ...
Free HIV testing offered by Louisville public health agency
Femmes Dz - 6/25/2016 1:07:53 AM
"People are seeing the advances that have been made and how people with HIV are living longer through ... and leaders around the world have worked together to form the International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS and build a unified voice for ...
How The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Turning The Tide
The Huffington Post - 6/14/2016 11:50:51 AM
... vulnerable people and people living with HIV/AIDS to overcome stigma and discrimination, poor access to services, and lack of sustainable financing. And it comes back to that word: Perseverance. No person, government or country can fight HIV/AIDS or ...
Top Ten Countries With HIV
livestrong.com - 9/15/2015 11:55:29 PM
there were almost 37 million people around the world living with HIV/AIDS in 2014. The spread of HIV encompasses every country, but several sub-Saharan African nations have been the hardest hit, including Swaziland, South Africa and Lesotho. Depending on ...
Multiple identities: Black LGBT people can face unique challenges
Herald Times - 6/26/2016 11:18:08 PM
“And that’s a really sad commentary on the fears and the insecurities that students live with, but that is a reality ... A particular concern is the alarming number of black LGBT people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, Bailey said. In a news release ...
35 million dead in 35 years — and people are still dying from HIV/AIDS
Los Angeles Times - 5/31/2016 11:56:07 PM
The disease, which would eventually become a global pandemic known as HIV/AIDS ... when around 7.5 million people had access to such treatment. The percentage of HIV-positive people in eastern and southern Africa – the world’s most affected regions ...
World Aids Day: How Ireland is living with HIV/AIDS for more than 30 years
The Irish Times - 12/1/2014 6:42:39 AM
Today is World Aids Day. For more than 30 years Ireland has been living with HIV/Aids ... on particular groups of people – primarily, but not exclusively, men who have sex with men (MSM) and migrants, particularly those from countries where HIV is ...
Zimbabweans Living With HIV/AIDS Facing Serious Food Shortages
voazimbabwe.com - 2/15/2016 9:01:11 PM
Some people living with HIV/AIDS say it is now difficult to take prescribed antiretroviral drugs without getting adequate food Some international organizations like the World Food Program ... may need of food aid in the country with a huge grain deficit.