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
A major investment bank just broke down the world's astonishing and warped distribution of wealth
The Business Insider - 10/13/2015 2:58:13 AM
The distribution of global wealth is getting more unequal every year, according to a huge study by Credit Suisse. The bank has compiled statistics to show that just 0.7% of the world's adult population ... the US dominates as the country with the most ...
Global obesity rise puts UN goals on diet-related diseases 'beyond reach'
The Guardian - 10/10/2015 11:44:19 AM
But the latest statistics suggest ... this time that the current global target of “no increase in obesity” will be met in adults or adolescents unless urgent focused action to reduce overweight and obesity is taken by countries and other stakeholders.”
Thinking Global: A look at workforce programs in other states and countries
Oklahoma News - 10/13/2015 3:41:10 AM
The program has been named the country's top workforce training program by Business ... according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ireland has seen an increase in students enrolled in higher education science and engineering courses.
Obesity rates will soar by 2025 if governments fail to take action, says report
Medical News Today - 10/10/2015 11:54:28 PM
Unless further government action is taken, the global obesity rate ... 177 million adults across the globe will be severely obese and in need of treatment in the next 10 years unless more is done to combat the problem. Since 1980, the prevalence of obesity ...
Two thirds of Britons will be overweight or obese by 2025
Daily Telegraph - 10/11/2015 5:41:03 PM
The figures are in sharp contrast to countries like ... missing its target, the World Health Organisation said: "Indeed the rates of overweight and obesity are increasing globally. “WHO has not made predictions on what the prevalence of overweight ...
Rising cancer rates in low, middle income countries threaten economic stability
Science Daily - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
The number of cancer cases every year worldwide, currently estimated to be more ... (2015, October 1). Rising cancer rates in low, middle income countries threaten economic stability: Editorial says prevention efforts important part of health care planning.
Rising Cancer Rates In Low And Middle Income Countries Threaten Economic Stability
Science 2.0 - 10/7/2015 4:41:22 PM
The number of cancer cases every year worldwide, currently estimated to be more than 14 million, is projected to reach almost 22 million by 2030, with the proportion of newly diagnosed cases in low- and middle-income countries rising from the current 59% ...
Made-in-Canada HIV/AIDS treatment embraced by everyone but Canada
Global News - 9/30/2015 3:35:06 AM
By Anna Mehler Paperny Senior Producer, Investigative Data Desk Global News A made-in-Canada approach to tackling the HIV/AIDS epidemic has been endorsed ... s most vulnerable populations: The HIV prevalence rate among Aboriginal Canadians was 544 per ...
Sick country of illiterates
independent.co.ug - 10/12/2015 6:05:31 AM
This has led to improvement in the national adult literacy rate from 69% in 2005/6 to 73% in 2009 according to Uganda Bureau of Statistics figures. Currently, however, quality is lacking in the education offered Uganda like other countries in East Africa.
HIV/AIDS Management Online Certificate Course
ReliefWeb - 10/8/2015 1:38:14 AM
Course Background In the world today, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health and development challenge with the following alarming statistics ... An estimated 1.2 million adults and children died of AIDS, accounting for 71 percent of the world ...
The World of Cyber Bullying: Author Nicola Mar Promotes Awareness
OpEdNews - 10/9/2015 11:55:39 PM
However, I'm hoping this novel will bring awareness to this very serious and very real problem that our country faces. JB: Who's the target readership for this book? Adults ... people will start researching the statistics, and change will start happening.
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. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
Corruption charges dampen launch of new UN global goals
Global Post - 10/8/2015 11:10:54 AM
“Some countries ... global achievements. The under-five mortality rate, for instance, was cut by more than half reaching the lowest number in history. And the number of people living in extreme poverty was reduced by around one billion. New HIV/AIDS ...
Big Blow To Ghana - Drops From 59 In 2004 To 119 In Global Competiveness Report
Peace FM Online - 10/6/2015 7:31:22 AM
Ghana’s desire to turn around the dwindling fortunes of the country has been dealt a further negative blow as the country slipped eight places in the latest Global ... HIV prevalence, % adult population placed 115; business impact of HIV/AIDS ranked ...
Second Opinion: In the world of sport, women are still making the sandwiches
The Irish Times - 10/6/2015 9:33:03 AM
The amount of media coverage given to sport, in particular the GAA championships and Rugby World Cup, was over the top ... According to the Central Statistics Office, 98 per cent of those looking after home and family in Ireland are women.