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
Countries With The Highest Incidence Of Liver Cancer In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/18/2016 11:55:30 PM
six times the global average with an age-standardized rate of 78.1 per 100,000. Alcohol dependency among the Mongolians is the major contributing factor to liver cancer in the country. An adult in the country drinks an average of 3 liters of both locally ...
African Countries With The Highest HIV/AIDS Prevalence- Poverty, Crime And Prostitution
answersafrica.com - 6/7/2015 11:59:33 PM
The truth of the mater is that there is not one country in Africa or the world at large that is free from HIV/AIDS, but the difference is that ... Africa has proven this to be true with the current HIV prevalence rate in the continent.
Decriminalise sex to end HIV/AIDS in Africa
263chat.com - 8/16/2016 6:47:04 AM
“One study of 16 countries ... HIV/Aids remain very high among sex workers and adolescents. “While the country has made significant strides in meeting global targets of reducing new sexual infections by 2015 and reducing the HIV and AIDS prevalence ...
Joplin native, with CDC, fights against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania
Joplin Globe - 8/10/2016 12:13:19 AM
The HIV/AIDS epidemic has hit Tanzania hard. According to the CIA World Factbook, Tanzania was ranked 12th in the world in 2014 for the prevalence rate of HIV and AIDS among adults ... leading cause of death in the country, according to data from the ...
Child Poverty Statistics Worldwide Reveal The Shameful Truth–U.S. Is Number One (Video)
americannewsx.com - 8/21/2016 5:22:24 AM
LR the Liberal Redneck here, coming to you from a country that has done ... Children depend on adults to take care of them until they are mature enough to take care of themselves. Child poverty statistics worldwide reveal the shameful truth.
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 ...
Global Vaccines Market 2016: Industry Review, Research, Statistics, and Growth to 2021
qwtjlive.com - 8/16/2016 12:44:59 PM
This is due to high birth rates in the developing countries that accounted to 97% in 2012 ... report analyzes the vaccines market which is a combination of pediatric and adult vaccine market. • The report provides in-depth analysis about types ...
Global Weight Loss and Obesity Market 2016: Industry Analysis, Statistics, Reviews and Forecast 2021
Medgadget - 8/10/2016 4:45:20 AM
One-third of adults in the U.S are obese ... for weight loss products followed by Europe. However, countries in Asia-Pacific region such as India and China are expected to grow at a faster rate. The major players in this market are Ajinomoto Co. Inc ...
University Partnership Aims To Prevent Leading Causes of Young Adult Deaths
High Country Press - 8/10/2016 10:50:25 AM
The program is designed to help schools prevent what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics identify as the two leading causes of death in young adults ... to lifesaving HIV/AIDS medications; $200 ...
Freedom in the World 2016 - Lesotho
refworld.org - 8/17/2016 11:56:41 PM
In an attempt to bring stability to the country, the Southern African Development Community ... at risk of severe hunger. Lesotho has an adult HIV/AIDS prevalence rate of approximately one in four, higher than only Swaziland, with more than half of ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate on the rise in Taraba
NATIONAL MIRROR - 6/29/2015 11:04:49 PM
At a time HIV/AIDS prevalence ... World Bank and WHO. The report as obtained by National Mirror indicates that, the rate is not only above the national average, but is also the highest in the entire north east region and second highest in the entire ...
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 ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevalence in sub-Saharan African countries: evidence from the Demographic Health Surveys
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - 7/30/2016 11:56:33 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.
Nutrition May Be As Big A Challenge Today As HIV/AIDS Was 15 Years Ago
iflscience.com - 8/23/2016 3:49:57 PM
Adequate nutrition is still a massive global ... rate than in developed countries. To change these statistics and improve global health outcomes, nutrition needs a significant focus. Nutritional problems need to be seen to be as critical as HIV/AIDS ...
Hypertension is Now More Common in Poor and Middle-Income Countries Than Rich Ones
m.food.ndtv.com - 8/12/2016 8:24:52 AM
Middle- and lower-income countries now have a higher rate ... using a World Bank classification system. The researchers estimated that 1.39 billion of adults across the globe had high blood pressure in 2010 compared to 921 million in 2000. The prevalence ...