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
HIV infection rates increasing in 74 countries
101Noticias.com - 7/25/2016 12:53:46 AM
According to Voice of America, the annual rate of HIV infections is down from the peak 3.3 million in 1997, and the yearly deaths from HIV/AIDS have dropped from a high of 1.8 million per year to 1.2 million, according to the new Global Burden of Disease ...
Rate of new HIV infections increased in 74 countries over past decade
Medical Xpress - 7/19/2016 12:56:43 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate ... HIV/AIDS, it will be challenging to achieve the goal set by the global community to end AIDS by 2030. The entire HIV report, "Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence ...
WHO urges countries to take rapid action to reduce new infections, deaths from viral hepatitis
News-Medical - 7/21/2016 12:37:03 AM
"It is time to mobilize a global response to hepatitis on the scale similar to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... middle-income country with one of the world's highest prevalence rates of hepatitis ...
Global HIV deaths declining, but incidence rates remain stagnant
Healio - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
Annual HIV mortality declined from 1.8 million to 1.2 million deaths since 2005, yet the worldwide rate ... countries, including those with the greatest burden of HIV/AIDS, these two measures increased in several countries with historically lower ...
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/22/2016 5:53:48 PM
“It is time to mobilize a global response to hepatitis on the scale similar to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... income country with one of the world’s highest prevalence rates of hepatitis ...
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Yahoo Finance - 7/21/2016 11:02:48 PM
... Prevalence (2015 & 2022): Percentage of Obese Population for Leading Ten Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28 Changing Demographic Pattern: An Opportunity for Adult Diapers II-28 Table 20: Global Birth Rate Statistics ...
Fight against HIV/AIDS is a collective responsibility – Minister
Ghana Web - 7/20/2016 9:49:25 AM
Alhaji Sulemana said the 2014 report of the Health Sentinel Survey showed an unstable regional HIV/AIDS prevalence over the past decade. For instance, HIV/AIDS prevalence rate ... UNAIDS Global target is to end AIDS by 2030, and some African countries ...
Policy shift: Global Fund downsizes TB programme’s federal staff
The Express Tribune - 7/21/2016 2:24:25 AM
ISLAMABAD: The Global ... on HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria. Pakistan ranks fifth on the list of high-burden TB countries and accounts for 60 per cent of the Eastern Mediterranean Region load of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The prevalence rate is ...
Iran up, US down: height study charts global health
Yahoo News - 7/26/2016 1:24:12 PM
Researchers at Imperial College London used data from around the world to track the height of young adults ... National statistics on height can be affected not only by diet and medicine, but also by waves of immigration from countries where people are ...
HIV: 2.5 Million New Cases a Year Signals Stubborn Infection Rate
nanonews.org - 7/26/2016 8:37:53 AM
“Something to worry about is that of the 72,000 new adult HIV infections ... Saharan African countries. “We look forward to building long standing relationships with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (The Alliance) and the Global Forum on MSM and ...
No time for complacency, HIV infections went up in 74 countries over past decade
Hindustan Times - 7/19/2016 1:03:53 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections increased in 74 countries ... “This study shows that the AIDS epidemic is not over by any means and that HIV/AIDS remains one of the biggest public health threats of ...
Indigenous communities worldwide are fighting to deal with the threat of HIV
Vice News - 7/22/2016 4:10:36 AM
A new report released ahead of the conference by UNAIDS raised the alarm about "concerning trends" among adults. While the rate of ... Group on HIV/AIDS are working to have Indigenous peoples recognized as key populations in the global fight against ...
HIV/AIDS continues to stalk children and adolescents – UNICEF
Modern Ghana - 7/20/2016 12:05:25 PM
Since 2000, concerted action to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in countries with high HIV/AIDS prevalence has brought the transmission rate down by roughly 70 per cent worldwide. This includes sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the greatest ...
Mozambique myth-busting helpline tries to tackle HIV/AIDS
Today - 7/26/2016 1:17:03 PM
Mozambique has the world’s eighth highest HIV prevalence. The state contributes ... Despite high HIV rates and the fact that around half of Mozambican girls are married before 18, adults “don’t think that this is an important to discuss”, said ...
Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults
The Seattle Times - 7/23/2016 9:02:55 AM
There are no official statistics on how many gay adults have been accepted as BSA leaders since ... In addition, about 20 individual Catholic parishes around the country dropped their sponsorship of Scout troops, according to Guglielmone.