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
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
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.
Davao among PH cities with high HIV prevalence rates
Mindanews - 4/13/2015 11:00:06 AM
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), if you exceed five percent in two years’ time, then HIV in these areas will really be uncontrollable. So we should not let the prevalence rate ... country director of the United Nations Programme on ...
HIV in 6 PH cities may reach 'uncontrollable' rates – DOH
Rappler - 4/10/2015 2:56:53 AM
The DOH identified the 6 cities and their corresponding prevalence rate among males who have sex with males (MSM) as the following: "According to [the World Health Organization ... The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said the ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
The survey, conducted by the country’s National AIDS Commission (NAC) and the Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) indicates the prevalence rate ... by World Health Organization (WHO). Malawi Government ...
Six cities red-flagged for HIV/AIDS
Philstar - 4/9/2015 6:07:11 PM
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), if you exceed five percent in two years’ time, then HIV in these areas will really be uncontrollable. So we should not let the prevalence rate reach ... number of HIV/AIDS cases in the country since ...
America is just gross: Our super-sized appetites — and the lobbyists who help make us obese
Salon - 4/18/2015 11:58:35 AM
CO2 emissions per capita in the United States are twice as high as in the European Union, and America’s 34 percent adult obesity rate is twice the industrial world average ... a 21 percent average for all rich countries. Other rich countries have ...
Opinion: Congress should rethink syringe issue
WSBT 22 - 4/17/2015 6:33:29 PM
Meanwhile, between 2006 and 2012, at least 30 states experienced increases in hepatitis C infection rates, with more than half reporting at least a 200% increase in acute infections among young adults. Overall, the prevalence of acute hepatitis C among ...
Obesity poses big threat to world
China Daily Europe - 4/14/2015 12:21:49 AM
If the current trend continues, almost half of the world's adult ... countries, where rapid industrialization and urbanization are boosting incomes and therefore calorie intake. In India and China, the prevalence of obesity in cities is 3-4 times the rate ...
West African Governments Will Support Health Services for Vulnerable Populations at Highest Risk of HIV
en.starafrica.com - 4/14/2015 6:41:13 AM
HIV prevalence among reproductive-age adults in West Africa has declined significantly over the past 15 years with rates below 4 percent in all 15 ECOWAS countries ... HIV strategies in order to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Generational shift threatens global progress against HIV
one.trust.org - 4/13/2015 8:39:55 PM
Haiti has frequently been cited as one of the bright spots in the world’s battle against HIV/AIDS. The country, the poorest in the western ... are contributing to a jump in the national HIV prevalence rate, which has climbed back to 7.2 percent from ...
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 ...
Zambia’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate drops
Spy Ghana - 3/30/2015 8:27:53 PM
Zambia has recorded a decrease in its HIV/AIDS prevalence ... testing in the country and awareness programs. The survey also revealed that infant mortality declined from 70 to 45 deaths per 1,000 live births while under five mortality rate declined from ...
The Economic Cost Of An Obese Society
Investopedia - 4/17/2015 3:56:00 PM
Slowly becoming a global health epidemic, the prevalence of obesity ... nearly 30% of the world population, are obese or overweight. The global health problem is no longer confined to advanced countries. In fact, more than 60% of the obese population ...
Final Skate and Donate for Guelph’s Bracelet of Hope set for Saturday
Guelph Mercury - 4/14/2015 10:08:48 AM
The country has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the world, with an estimated 23.3 per cent of the population of roughly two million living with the infection. Bracelet of Hope is now raising funds to build an HIV/AIDS clinic in the country ...