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
Homa Bay County Tops HIV Prevalence Rate In The Country
Citizen News - 8/20/2014 4:58:43 PM
Wednesday released a report on HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country. In the report, the ministry of health indicated that Kenya has the 4th highest HIV prevalence rate in the world by 2013. According to the report, Homa Bay County was leading in the number ...
Malawi First Country To Put HIV Positive Pregnant Women On ARVs
Bernama - 9/2/2014 12:15:28 AM
"Malawi has come a long way in the fight against HIV and Aids ... World Health Organisation," said Mutharika. The Malawi leader said Malawi has reduced the national HIV prevalence rate from 16 percent recorded in 2004 to 10.3 percent in 2013 and that the ...
Arab Region Has World’s Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic
PRESSENZA - 9/1/2014 10:35:15 PM
BEIRUT, Sep 1 2014 (IPS) – At a time when HIV rates ... countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in 2012. “It is true that the Arab region has a low prevalence of infection, however it has the fastest growing epidemic in the world ...
No Hope for AIDS-Free Generation in Uganda as Controversial HIV Bill is Signed into Law
Inter Press Service - 8/20/2014 11:53:54 PM
Uganda has been hailed as a success story in fighting HIV/AIDS, with prevalence rates dropping ... in this country.” Kivumbi pointed out that according to the 2014 UNAIDS Global Progress report, Uganda was now the third country in the world contributing ...
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Nam Aidsmap - 8/25/2014 11:55:08 PM
The Global Burden of Disease study 2010: general findings Countries most affected Which countries are winning the fight against HIV-related illness? Reference The overall annual death rate from AIDS ... DALYs lost worldwide, though in high-prevalence ...
New HIV/AIDS campaign launched
New Vision - 8/27/2014 11:56:56 AM
The campaign, which is spearheaded by young HIV/AIDS activists, is intended to reach out to schools and universities using entertainment and testimonies by youth infected with the virus. “The HIV prevalence rate among the youth is at 4 percent.
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
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.
World Health Organization's misplaced Ebola priority
Kearney Hub - 9/1/2014 12:23:48 AM
And the number of new cases of tuberculosis worldwide is increasing, with the growing emergence of multidrug-resistant strains of the bacteria especially worrisome. Consider HIV/AIDS ... lag in a number of countries where HIV prevalence among people ...
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
APART from being an indictment of the country ... living with HIV/AIDS worldwide at between 32 million and 38 million, as of September last year. Unfortunately, Nigeria, with about 3 million infected persons, has the highest prevalence rate of 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
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
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 ...
Uganda’s gay rights and sex worker activists answer your questions about HIV prevention
PBS - 8/29/2014 3:29:18 PM
Specifically, the act provided funds for assistance to foreign countries in order to combat HIV/AIDS ... toward reducing the high prevalence of HIV. Russell: Sex workers in Uganda have some of the highest HIV rates in the world — 33 percent prevalence.
The Economic Case for Wiping Out Ebola
Businessweek - 8/25/2014 12:20:47 PM
High levels of HIV/AIDS prevalence ... medical costs the world over. The U.S. doesn’t regularly vaccinate against tuberculosis, typhoid fever, yellow fever, or cholera because rates are low enough at home and in nearby countries that the the threat ...