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
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.
HIV/AIDS Management Online Certificate Course
ReliefWeb - 9/1/2015 10:43:12 AM
Course Background In the world today, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health and development challenge with the following alarming statistics ... An estimated 1.2 million adults and children died of AIDS, accounting for 71 percent of the world ...
Dementia Epidemic A Myth? New Findings Suggest Case Rate Is Stabilizing In Many Western European Countries
HNGN - 8/21/2015 9:33:20 PM
Recent studies and headlines have been spreading fear of a dementia "epidemic," but new research suggests dementia rates are actually stabilizing in some western European countries ... as we learned with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other diseases," the ...
Global Atrial Fibrillation Registry Presents Two-Year Outcomes Data In More Than 17,000 Newly Diagnosed AF Patients
prnw.cbe.thejakartapost.com - 9/1/2015 1:27:50 PM
These two-year prospective outcomes from cohorts 1 and 2 show a mortality rate of 3.83% per ... E.M., Phillips K.A., et al. Prevalence of Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation in Adults, JAMA. 2001;285,(18)2370-2375 United Nations. World Population Ageing.
Zimbabwe: 11,000 Sex Workers Said to Be HIV Positive Country Wide
AllAfrica - 9/1/2015 10:28:53 AM
AT least 20% of sex workers are HIV positive with calls being made to include this key sector in the country's HIV and AIDS programming. This was revealed by the Centre for Sexual Health and HIV AIDS Research ... "According to the statistics we have ...
Living in Canada: How immigrants suffer from heart disease
The Daily Star - 9/1/2015 8:48:40 AM
Cardiovascular disease is one of the most prevalent problems in the world. A recent study ... While 5.6 per 1,000 immigrant adult males and 2.4 of females had major heart problems, long-term Ontarians had a rate of 8.1 for men and 3.4 for women.
Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer
Forex Report Daily - 8/27/2015 4:18:25 PM
This new study was conducted in 188 countries by an worldwide research team working on a project ... Owing to the deterioration of mortality and illness rates due to HIV/AIDS and malaria in the last ten years, health has enhanced to a great deal across ...
Ain't I a Woman?: National HIV/AIDS Strategy Fails Sex Workers, Transgender Women Burdened by the Criminal Justice System
Human Rights Watch - 8/25/2015 8:52:48 PM
Incarceration is associated with increased HIV risk, interference with medication regimens and poorer outcomes once infected, so the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy ... the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 34% of transgender adult inmates reported sexual ...
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 ...
Global Market Study On Human Insulin: Asia Pacific To Witness Fastest Growth By 2020
The Street - 8/24/2015 9:22:37 PM
Diabetes is more common in aged people; however, its prevalence is steadily increasing in adults and children ... Asia Pacific is expected to show fast growth rates in the next five years in the global human insulin market. China and India are expected ...
Report: Bicycling deaths have decreased, but adults remain at elevated risk
University of Wisconsin-Madison News - 8/20/2015 3:22:17 PM
helmet laws and education for motorists and cyclists — could prevent potential increases in biking mortality rates and help counter recent upsurges in adult cyclist deaths. For example, several countries and some U.S. cities have higher bicycle use and ...
World Body Declares Cyber Security Top Issue
CircleID | Circle ID - 8/25/2015 10:44:21 AM
In 2011 Norton Security released statistics that showed that every 14 seconds an adult is a victim of cybercrime and the ... the comfort of their own home or the border of their own country, global cooperation is necessary to stem the crime wave that ...
World's Healthiest Countries
Forbes - 4/7/2008 11:56:30 PM
Forbes.com has found that the region is home to some of the world’s healthiest countries, including top-ranking ... as well as accessible health care systems and lower rates of infectious diseases, such as HIV/AIDS. Research has shown that long-term ...
5 Inspirational Health Trends That Are Happening Around The World
The Business Insider - 5/21/2014 4:44:57 PM
Rich countries generally have healthier citizens, it's true, but as new data from the World Health Organization show, people who live in lower-income countries are much healthier than they were 20 years ago. World Health Statistics 2014 includes data on ...