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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history ... expectancy is the high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 — at 25.9% it is the highest in the world.
Angola: Country Records Low HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate - Health Minister
AllAfrica - 6/13/2011 2:05:50 PM
Luanda — Angola comes up in the list of the countries with low HIV prevalence rate, varying between 0.8 to 7 percent ... The Angolan Health minister was addressing the UN High Level meeting on HIV/AIDS, in representation of the Head of State José ...
How HIV/AIDS Prevalence Varies by Region
HCP live - 12/7/2015 11:57:16 PM
Each December, the world turns its attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. World AIDS Day is marked each Dec. 1, and in many countries the entire ... The overall prevalence rate is 0.8% among adults ages 15-49. And while new infections are down substantially ...
World Health Statistics 2013
ReliefWeb - 5/15/2013 11:11:51 AM
GENEVA / 15 May 2013 – The world has made dramatic progress in improving health in the poorest countries and narrowing the gaps between countries with the best and worst health status in the past two decades, according to the World Health Statistics 2013.
Kenya has highest HIV infection rate in Africa in 10 years
Potinet! - 7/23/2016 5:28:10 AM
Nelson Mandela's words from the 2000 International AIDS Conference in Durban still ring true, "In the face of the grave threat posed by HIV/AIDS ... positive‚ and the country has the second highest HIV prevalence rate in the world after SA.
The Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic, 2006
cdc.gov - 8/9/2006 11:53:23 PM
Recently, declines in adult HIV prevalence have been observed in Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and urban areas of Burkina Faso. Although in these countries ... HIV/AIDS cases. In the United States, 55% of persons in need of ART received it in 2005. Reported by ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence in Cambodia drops to 0.7 pct in 2013: official
Global Post - 12/1/2013 6:38:52 AM
PHNOM PENH, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infections in Cambodia ... of Public Health said, the country saw about 1,330 new HIV infections last year, down 12 percent year-on-year. Addressing the World AIDS Day, Deputy Prime Minister ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevalence in sub-Saharan African countries: evidence from the Demographic Health Surveys
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 2/6/2016 11:56:30 PM
This paper uses data from the Demographic Health Surveys and AIDS Indicator Surveys to examine socioeconomic inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevalence in 24 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, the region that accounts for two-thirds of the global HIV/AIDS burden.
HIV/AIDS Epidemic Still Ravaging African Countries
Voice of America - 12/13/2013 10:20:51 AM
Major progress has been made in Africa’s fight against HIV/AIDS ... countries around the world, new HIV infections are going down. However, in other countries new infections are rising, such as in Lesotho. “Lesotho has one of the highest adult ...
UNESCO launches ‘groundbreaking’ eAtlas for education data
rudaw.net - 7/23/2016 1:06:17 PM
The eAtlas is the work if UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics (UIS). “Through a series of interactive maps, the eAtlas presents the global and thematic indicators ... and the number of adults who are enrolled in primary education programmes.”
Type 2 Diabetes Rates Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980
Medscape News - 4/7/2016 1:04:20 PM
The number of adults with diabetes has reached almost 450 million worldwide, and low- and middle ... Northwestern European countries had the lowest rates, with age-adjusted prevalence less than 4% in women and 5% to 6% in men in Switzerland, Austria ...
HIV/AIDS high infection rate worries UN
New Vision - 5/5/2014 2:47:55 PM
The high HIV/Aids prevalence rate in Uganda ... are concerned the country is regressing badly. Are we stagnating and are we not moving forward?" Gebru wondered. Gebru, who was in Uganda in the 1990s said the country was touted worldwide for its ...
Global HIV/AIDS Testing Industry
Yahoo Finance - 3/15/2016 1:50:06 AM
HIV/AIDS STATISTICS.....II-14 AIDS: A Global ... Breakdown by Top 20 Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..... III-124 Table 135: Adults & Children Deaths Due to AIDS in Africa (2011): Breakdown by Top 10 Countries (includes ...
HIV/AIDS infection rate drops in Ethiopia
worldbulletin.net - 3/29/2014 3:53:17 PM
The HIV/AIDS prevalence ... "But the rate of HIV infection among adults has been reduced by 90 percent between 2001 and 2011," he added. Degefu said that Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) and ART services are expanding across the country.
Swaziland Records World's Highest HIV/AIDS Prevalence, U.N. Envoy Says
The Body - 3/21/2004 11:55:34 PM
Swaziland has recently recorded the world's highest HIV/AIDS prevalence ... that Botswana's HIV/AIDS prevalence has declined from 38.8% to 37.5% of its adult population because of efforts to fight the disease, whereas Swaziland's rate has remained stable.