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
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
Vibe Ghana - 12/6/2013 6:50:14 PM
Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday lauded the gains made in the country in the reduction of HIV and /AIDS prevalence. The rate dropped from 3.6 per cent in 2003 to 1.3 per cent in 2013.
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
India Times - 11/30/2013 9:56:19 PM
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has a higher HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate than the country average and ranks fifth in the country in number of cases. Gujarat has an adult prevalence rate of 0.33% against the all-India 0.27%. According to statistics made ...
Health: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate stabilises in Rwanda
Afriquejet - 12/1/2013 5:44:35 PM
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate Rwanda - The ... The number translates to 206,000 people. Official statistics show that 94 per cent of infected people in the country are receiving anti-retroviral drugs. Rwanda marks World AIDS Day Sunday under the theme 'the ...
HIV prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 10:23:09 AM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS ... progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr Naresh ...
DR Congo: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate declines
Afriquejet - 12/2/2013 8:25:03 AM
according to the country's anti-AIDS body PNMLS. In a document, entitled “HIV/AIDS Profile in DRC”, published Sunday on World AIDS Day, PNMLS indicated that the prevalence rate since 2011 among pregnant women in the DRC stands at 3.5 per cent ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
Last week, I wrote about my attendance at the PEPFAR annual meeting in South Africa, the country that has more people living with HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland ...
Nigeria: Kaduna Tops HIV/Aids Prevalence in North-West
AllAfrica - 12/5/2013 5:22:32 AM
She said while marking the World AIDS Day in Kaduna that the sentinel report of 2010 placed Kaduna's HIV prevalence at 5.1 percent ... of HIV/AIDS in the North-west geo-political zone of the country. However, the Kaduna State government remains resolute ...
How to achieve an AIDS-free generation? Ghana has a few ideas
GlobalPost - 12/6/2013 4:12:45 PM
For years, the department, called the Ghana AIDS Commission, has been tracking HIV prevalence in different regions of the country so that resources can be dispersed efficiently, said Claudes Kamenga, UNICEF’s regional advisor for HIV/AIDS in west and ...
Nigeria: Niger State Records Reduction in HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate
AllAfrica - 12/2/2013 11:09:42 AM
Minna — Niger State Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services Dr. Ibrahim Babaminin Sule said at the weekend that the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the state has dropped from seven per cent to four per cent in the past six years. The commissioner ...
Bayelsa worried over high HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate
nationalmirroronline.net - 11/28/2013 3:22:00 AM
Bayelsa State government yesterday expressed worry that the state has the third highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge in the country, saying that it is rationed nine to one. It enumerated some factors responsible for the prevalence rate as intense ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
thebody.com - 5/25/2011 11:53:52 PM
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS ... HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence ...
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 ...
World AIDS Day 2013 – HIV and AIDS in India
health.india.com - 11/30/2013 4:02:34 AM
December 1 is World ... about HIV/AIDS in India: 2.4 million people are HIV positive in India India has 2.4 million HIV positive people. It’s estimated that out of these 61% are male, 39% are female and 3.5% are children. As of 2009, the adult prevalence ...
Nelson Mandela death: Aids campaigner
BBC Online - 12/6/2013 11:04:57 AM
Though at first muted in his approach to the issues surrounding HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela eventually became a dedicated and extremely effective advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease. When Mr Mandela was released from prison in ...