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
HIV prevalence in Volta Region goes up
ghanabusinessnews.com - 12/4/2013 3:10:42 PM
The HIV prevalent rate in the Volta Region went up from 2.2 per cent in 2011 to 2.5 per cent in 2012. This is higher than current national adult HIV prevalence of 1.37 per cent. Dr Angela El-Adas, the Director-General of the Ghana AIDS ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
India Times - 11/30/2013 9:56:19 PM
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat has a higher HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate than the country average and ranks fifth in the country in number of cases. Gujarat has an adult prevalence rate of 0.33% against the all-India 0.27%. According to statistics made ...
HIV prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 10:23:09 AM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS ... progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr Naresh ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence in Cambodia drops to 0.7 pct in 2013: official
GlobalPost - 12/1/2013 5:41:36 AM
PHNOM PENH, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infections ... 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 ...
DR Congo: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate declines
Afriquejet - 12/2/2013 8:25:03 AM
according to the country's anti-AIDS body PNMLS. In a document, entitled “HIV/AIDS Profile in DRC”, published Sunday on World AIDS Day, PNMLS indicated that the prevalence rate since 2011 among pregnant women in the DRC stands at 3.5 per cent ...
Nigeria: Niger State Records Reduction in HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate
AllAfrica - 12/2/2013 11:09:42 AM
Minna — Niger State Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services Dr. Ibrahim Babaminin Sule said at the weekend that the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the state ... ranks second among countries battling the virus in the world and that women and children ...
World AIDS Day - the condom and the killer virus
Lifesite - 12/4/2013 5:48:11 PM
AIDS is a very sobering reality that has claimed and is still claiming too many precious lives across the world and particularly in Africa. So the World AIDS day should not pass by in eerie silence rather it ought to be a day of deep reflection ...
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.
Bayelsa worried over high HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate
nationalmirroronline.net - 11/28/2013 3:22:00 AM
Bayelsa State government yesterday expressed worry that the state has the third highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge in the country, saying that it is rationed nine to one. It enumerated some factors responsible for the prevalence rate as intense ...
HIV prevalence among adults in TN continues to decline
The Hindu - 11/30/2013 7:04:31 PM
The adult prevalence of HIV in Tamil Nadu continues to maintain its steady decline trend. A State, which in the past had among the highest rates in the ... long-pending HIV/AIDS Bill be passed in its original form. Daisy David of World Vision India ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
thebody.com - 5/25/2011 11:53:52 PM
This article was cross-posted from the AIDS ... HIV (over 5 million) than any other country in the world. After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
The highest ratio between PWID and overall adult prevalence rates was recorded in Pakistan, where more than a quarter of intravenous drug users have HIV, compared to just 0.1% of the wider population. Among men who have sex with men, African countries ...
World AIDS Day 2013 – HIV and AIDS in India
health.india.com - 11/30/2013 4:02:34 AM
December 1 is World ... about HIV/AIDS in India: 2.4 million people are HIV positive in India India has 2.4 million HIV positive people. It’s estimated that out of these 61% are male, 39% are female and 3.5% are children. As of 2009, the adult prevalence ...
In Côte d’Ivoire, ensuring adolescents living with HIV have the care and support they need
UNICEF - 12/4/2013 6:16:49 PM
On 29 November, UNICEF released Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report, the first report of its kind since 2010. An AIDS-free generation once seemed like a far-off dream. But, now, the world has what it takes to make this dream a reality. Advancements ...
HIV Infections Fall in South Sudan But Testing, Treatment Still Low
Voice of America - 12/2/2013 8:42:21 PM
Ahead of World AIDS Day, which has been marked every December 1 since 1988, South Sudan introduced free HIV counseling and testing centers in major towns around the country. Novelo said the centers are aimed at making people more comfortable ...