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
Ghana Makes Progress In HIV/AIDS Fight-GAC
Spy Ghana - 4/16/2014 12:15:40 AM
The Technical Manager of the Ghana AIDS ... national HIV prevalence rate has stabilized at 1.5 per cent in 2010 and declined further in 2011 and 2012 to 1.3 percent. He said the 2012 sentinel surveillance report showed a reduction in national adult HIV ...
Anti-gay laws undermine fight against HIV/AIDS in Caribbean – experts
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 4/9/2014 10:53:54 AM
With adult HIV prevalence at about one percent of the population, the Caribbean has the second highest infection rate of HIV/AIDS in the world after sub-Saharan ... "When you get 12 countries, mostly in the English-speaking Caribbean, that penalise ...
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.
Nurse accused of spreading HIV in Uganda
FOX News - 4/13/2014 10:16:21 PM
But in the course of her trial -- on the revised charge of criminal negligence -- the nurse is attracting sympathy and emerging as the apparent victim of rampant stigma in a country ... with HIV and AIDS in Uganda and beyond," said AIDS-Free World, in ...
AIDS deaths are declining, reports UN
Afrik News - 4/13/2014 7:38:52 PM
Zambia and Zimbabwe — national adult HIV-prevalence rates exceed 15 per cent. South Africa leads the world in the number of people infected with HIV. Southern African countries, says Daniel Halperin, an AIDS expert at the US’s Harvard School of Public ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
Last year 0.778% of the ... 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 again ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 2/10/2014 11:58:31 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.The HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, was introduced in the upper house by Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The Body - 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 ...
Abolishing HIV in Rwanda
Nam Aidsmap - 4/14/2014 11:55:23 PM
The achievement of universal HIV coverage in one African country, Rwanda, has resulted in HIV ... war in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. HIV prevalence in Rwanda is 2.9% of the adult population, or about 210,000 people: of these, more ...
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.
HIV Infection Rates Decreasing in Several Countries but Global Number of People Living With HIV Continues to Rise
The Body - 11/20/2005 11:56:18 PM
Geneva --There is new evidence that adult HIV infection rates have decreased in certain countries ... Faso prevalence among young pregnant women declined from around 4% in 2001 to just under 2% in 2003. These latest findings were published in AIDS Epidemic ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduces to 1.3%
Ghana News Agency - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Accra , Dec.3, GNA - Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday lauded the gains made in the country in the reduction of HIV and /AIDS prevalence. The rate dropped ... celebration of the World AIDS Day, which ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
Malawi continues recording success stories in response to HIV and AIDS with the latest being the drop in the national prevalence rate ... the country completed the transitioning to a better treatment regime as recommended by World Health Organization ...
Zambia: HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate Still Remains High - UNAIDS
AllAfrica - 11/22/2005 11:53:56 PM
Briefing the press yesterday on the World AIDS Day campaign, Dr Sozi said the HIV prevalence rate ... Dr Sozi said in some countries like Kenya, Zimbabwe and the urban parts of Haiti and Burkina Faso, adult HIV infection rates had decreased over the ...