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
The HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide remains a major killer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 7/26/2016 4:05:52 AM
While AIDS deaths continue declining each year, the HIV/ AIDS pandemic persists ... awareness and prevention. The World Health Organization reports 1.2 million worldwide deaths occurred in 2014 with 34 million people living with the infection.
Ending AIDS begins with community engagement
The Huffington Post - 7/25/2016 2:19:40 AM
More than half the people living with HIV in the world do not know they have it because ... It is an ambitious goal - but an achievable one. The fight against HIV/AIDS cannot be won unless countries take ownership of protecting and supporting the health ...
Million People Infected with HIV Each Year
nanonews.org - 7/19/2016 3:48:31 PM
Civil rights activists march in Durban in South Africa at the start of the 21st World Aids Conference on Monday. The only good news is that AIDS deaths are falling in most countries ... HIV/Aids have been steadily declining from a peak in 2005, 2.5 million ...
WHO urges countries to take rapid action to reduce new infections, deaths from viral hepatitis
News-Medical - 7/21/2016 12:37:03 AM
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day ... other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis." Around the world 400 million people are infected with hepatitis B and C, more than 10 times the number of people living with HIV. An estimated 1.45 million ...
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/22/2016 5:53:48 PM
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day on ... other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.” Around the world, 400 million people are infected with hepatitis B and C, more than 10 times the number of people living with HIV. An estimated 1.45 million ...
PH among countries with increasing HIV infections
Rappler - 7/22/2016 1:00:19 PM
There are an estimated 36.7 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) around the world. The rate of new infections has been ... Since the peak of the global incidence of HIV in 1997, the field of HIV/AIDS research, care, and treatment saw many scientific ...
Powerful Documentary Launched At International AIDS Conference To Highlight Gains And Challenges In Providing Treatment For All People With HIV/AIDS
Modern Ghana - 7/21/2016 9:55:23 AM
#TreatmentforAll calls on countries to prioritize the adoption of key policies and provide high-quality implementation to support the collective vision of treatment for all people living with HIV ... Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), nearly 37 ...
Complacency is new risk in HIV/Aids fight, warns Harry
PoderyGloria.net - 7/25/2016 8:17:35 AM
The study shows that while 28.81 lakh people were living with HIV infection in India a year ago, 1.31 lakh people in the country died of HIV/AIDS in 2015. Last year, 259 volunteers were given the vaccination and a small trial also took place in Thailand in ...
New Chicago Map Show Blacks Hit Hard by HIV
Chicago Defender - 7/21/2016 2:56:02 PM
Globally, an estimated number of 35 million people were reported living with HIV. In recent reports, Atlanta and other Southern cities have some of the highest numbers for most the HIV/AIDS cases within ... we’ve witnessed Third World countries such ...
Indigenous communities worldwide are fighting to deal with the threat of HIV
Vice News - 7/22/2016 4:10:36 AM
which brings people from around the world together to address the health, science, advocacy, and human rights of HIV/AIDS. There are 36.7 million people living with HIV around the world, 1.8 million of whom are children, according to the United Nations.
World will "pay much more in the future" if AIDS-funding falters
unmultimedia.org - 7/21/2016 11:52:54 PM
More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists and frontline health workers have been attending the UN co-sponsored event, which aims to strengthen the global response to the HIV/AIDS ... world will be paying much more in the future." More than 60% of people ...
No Vaccine in Sight for HIV/AIDS, Scientists Say
Potinet! - 7/24/2016 1:37:55 AM
where many countries have anti-homosexuality laws in place. "With 37 million people now living with HIV worldwide, and another 2 million newly infected each year, an effective approach to curing or achieving sustained remission of HIV infection would be a ...
HIV/AIDS continues to stalk children and adolescents – UNICEF
UNICEF - 7/17/2016 11:57:39 PM
DURBAN, South Africa, 18 July 2016 – As the 21st International AIDS Conference gets underway in Durban this week, UNICEF warned that despite remarkable global progress in tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic ... cent of people in the world living with HIV ...
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 ...
Lagos seeks to end HIV transmission by 2030
Punch - 7/22/2016 2:01:45 AM
The Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, Dr. Oluseyi Temowo, says that the state government targets to end the transmission of HIV/AIDS by 2030 ... 90 per cent of people living with HIV will know their status; 90 per cent of ...