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
World Health Organization: HIV Treatment Revision Makes More People Eligible
HNGN - 9/30/2015 4:03:44 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO ... for antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV; all populations and age groups are now eligible for treatment," WHO said in a news release. Many HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are welcoming the new guidelines ...
Anyone with HIV should get ART drugs, says WHO
The Citizen - 10/4/2015 7:40:54 AM
The World Health Agency has now removed all the limitations ... This means that all the 1.4 million people currently living with HIV/Aids in Tanzania—and those who will be diagnosed with the virus today and in the days to come—must be put on ARVs ...
Herald Foundation Sensitizes Hiv/Aids Patients
Modern Ghana - 10/2/2015 5:30:15 PM
Without mincing words, Mr. Archer said, most of the campaign on HIV/AIDS in the country has been on the socio-economic effect of the disease and not really on the stigmatization by the community on the people living with the disease. “Saying is not ...
New UN treatment guidelines say all people with HIV should get antiretrovirals
UN News Centre - 9/29/2015 11:53:12 PM
30 September 2015 – Anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon after diagnosis as possible, the United Nations World Health ... Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), expanding ART to all people living with HIV and expanding ...
New World Health Organization Guidelines Urge Gay Men, Those At Risk Of Contracting HIV To Take PrEP
Towleroad - 10/1/2015 9:17:31 AM
The World Health Organization issued ... nations are expanding upon their own HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs to cut down on the cases of new infections and provide better treatment to people living with HIV/AIDS. President Obama announced ...
Sen. Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Enhance HIV/AIDS Care
EDGE Boston - 9/29/2015 7:42:39 PM
Every year, more than 50,000 Americans become newly infected with HIV and today, there are an estimated 8,200 people in the state of Wisconsin living with HIV. "HIV/AIDS remains a public health crisis in our country and despite medical advances ...
WHO urges antiretrovirals for all living with HIV
Trade Arabia - 9/30/2015 9:40:10 AM
The new guideline stresses that, in order to effectively implement the recommendations, countries ... that all people living with HIV have immediate access to antiretroviral treatment." Gottfried Hirnschall, director of Department of HIV/AIDS, WHO, said ...
World Health Organization Pushes Earlier Use of HIV Treatment
Wall Street Journal - 9/30/2015 3:52:24 PM
The World Health Organization said ... The question now is how to get 37 million people on drugs. Only 15 million were receiving treatment in 2014, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, also known as UNAIDS. Write to Betsy McKay ...
Liberia: People Living With HIV Yearn for More Support
AllAfrica - 10/1/2015 4:19:51 PM
Liberia's oldest organization of People Living with HIV (PLHIVs), Light Association, has concluded one day-long advocacy training for people infected and affected with the virus in the country ... people living with HIV AIDS through advocacy, counseling ...
Family matters: A global snapshot inspired by Pope Francis
Washington Times - 9/24/2015 10:26:04 PM
According to the World Bank, the rankings of the top 10 countries with extreme poor are ... An estimated 35 million people worldwide are living with HIV/AIDS. There is a very, very bright spot for families in South Africa, where HIV/AIDS rates practically ...
WHO’s new HIV treatment guidelines aim for Aids-free world by 2030
DAILY MAVERICK - 10/1/2015 12:42:07 AM
The World Health Organisation ... Achieving the target of eradicating HIV/Aids by 2030 rests on more than just increasing access to treatment, however. According to the WHO, for this to occur, 90% of people living with HIV would need to be aware of their ...
United Nations 2030 Agenda: President Obama Joins World Leaders In Aim To Eradicate Poverty
International Business Times - 9/27/2015 7:52:11 PM
President Barack Obama joined with world leaders ... 13 million people by 2017 with HIV/AIDS treatment and achieve a 40 percent decrease of incidence among girls and young women in the most highly burdened areas of 10 African countries.
Can the UN’s New Goals Really Change the World?
Ms. Magazine - 10/1/2015 9:49:08 PM
The SDGs “are universal goals and targets which involve the entire world, developed and developing countries alike ... indigenous peoples and people with disabilities, as well as those living with HIV/AIDS. It recognizes the importance of access ...
HIV/AIDS escalates amongst Sri Lankan youth
Daijiworld - 10/1/2015 6:25:43 AM
Over 228 people diagnosed with HIV AIDS were identified in 2014, Liyanage added. According to UNAIDS data, as of 2014, the total number of Sri Lankans living with HIV/AIDS was 3,300 and deaths were accounted at 200.
World Contraception Day: Do you know what unprotected sex can lead to?
Zee News - 9/25/2015 12:02:07 PM
There is a need to create awareness about sex education in the country. Tomorrow, September 26, is World Contraception Day ... conscious and lower your self-esteem. 3. HIV/AIDS: Yes, you can get HIV/AIDS if you don’t use contraception or get physical ...