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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
400 Million People Live with Hepatitis But They Do Not Know
Inter Press Service - 7/26/2016 11:22:31 AM
ROME, Jul 26 2016 (IPS) - With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B or C, mostly without being aware, the United Nations top health agency encourages countries to ... diseases like HIV AIDS and tuberculosis,” she said.
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 ...
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 ...
HIV/AIDS Remains A Major Health Challenge – Lordina Mahama
Modern Ghana - 7/25/2016 4:52:59 PM
She said being the First Lady, as well as being a mother; it was her prayer that the summer camp would inspire greater paediatric care, protection of orphaned children and the promotion of the rights of People Living ... countries in their fight against ...
Women more infected with HIV/Aids but men die more
The Observer - 7/27/2016 3:07:25 AM
Among people living with HIV/Aids ... the population level and estimate the prevalence of HIV/Aids-related risk behaviors. The project collects information related to HIV/Aids in 15 sub- Saharan countries and the Caribbean. Dr Kirungi added that UPHIA ...
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 ...
World's largest conference on global health or development issue ends
Austrian Tribune - 7/25/2016 8:46:13 AM
contributing to an unparalleled raise in HIV/AIDS funding that make sure HIV hit people worldwide could reach antiretroviral therapy. Some years later, the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the biggest commitment by any country in the ...
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 ...