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.
Towards achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation
Businessday - 11/20/2014 11:59:20 PM
Prevention, treatment and care are now saving millions of lives not only in the world’s richest countries ... of contracting HIV/AIDS. Displacement as a result of conflict is a factor in the spread of HIV/AIDS. In terms of prevalence rate, Benue State ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 9/3/2014 11:58:46 PM
procures antiretroviral drugs for treating HIV/AIDS from companies through a tender process and supplies the drugs to healthcare providers across the country.Some drugmakers stopped participating in the government's tender process over the past year ...
35.8 Million Adults and Children in Slavery Worldwide
Call UP - 11/17/2014 4:46:14 PM
There is a clear negative relationship between average per capita incomes in 2013, as collected by the Gallup World Poll, and slavery prevalence rates from the 2014 GSI. But even within countries with ... interviews with 8,061 adults, aged 15 and older ...
The poorest countries in the world
NBC News - 9/18/2012 6:11:18 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. However, compared to the poorest ... prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
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 ...
Study predicts adult obesity prevalence in almost all European countries by 2030
Eurek Alert - 5/9/2014 2:21:42 PM
Rates of obesity and overweight in both male and females are projected to increase in almost all countries ... of any plateau in adult obesity rates throughout Europe. In England, for example, although the increase in obesity prevalence trend is less ...
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
Times of India - 12/1/2013 3:11:17 AM
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 available by ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/26/2011 5:04:39 PM
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.
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
which had previously recorded a decline in the rate of HIV/AIDS infection. Figures released by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research during the 2012 World AIDS Day showed that Nigeria was among the 12 countries worldwide that recorded a 20 per cent ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 11:34:28 AM
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the worst-affected region by some way, although adult prevalence ... HIV/AIDS, is the mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. Efforts to tackle this infection path appear to be working, as the transmission rate ...
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 ...
Countries with the most enslaved people
USA Today - 11/23/2014 8:10:53 AM
For instance, the United States is the world's third most populous country, yet it has far fewer people enslaved than any other similarly large country. In fact, a number of the countries with the most slaves also have a high prevalence of slavery ...
DEVELOPMENT: 50 Countries, 700 Million People, One Poverty Trap
Inter Press Service - 7/14/2005 11:58:58 PM
UNITED NATIONS, Jul 15 2005 (IPS) - A new U.N. report calls for urgent action to combat the dual crises of poverty and AIDS in Least Developed Countries ... HIV/AIDS rates in the world. Sixteen out of the 50 LDCs have an HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate ...