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
Fighting AIDS in Africa
SOS Children - 4/24/2014 8:41:35 AM
Our HIV/AIDS work across Africa Here you can find country-specific information ... Botswana has one of the world's highest HIV rates, with prevalence running at well over a third of the adult population. Tens of thousands of children have lost their ...
World Malaria Day 2014: Top Five Countries Most Affected by Malaria
International Business Times - 4/24/2014 11:00:34 PM
As 25 April marks World Malaria Day, IBTimesUK looks at the countries most affected by the mosquito-transmitted disease. Despite malaria mortality rates have diminished ... about 100,000 more than the deaths from HIV/AIDS. Minister of State for Health ...
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.
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 ...
HIV+ Nurse accused of spreading HIV
Bulawayo 24 - 4/23/2014 1:00:28 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 ...
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 ...
Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS
Yahoo News - 4/23/2014 4:17:54 AM
"The fishing communities along the lakeshore are the places with the highest HIV prevalence rates in the country," said Raymond Byaruhanga, chief doctor at the AIDS Information Centre in the Ugandan capital Kampala. "The mindset of the fishermen is to say ...
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.
ZAMBIA: Treating cervical cancer and HIV simultaneously
plusnews.org - 4/22/2014 9:37:03 PM
Lusaka, 1 September 2009 (IRIN) - The HIV/AIDS epidemic may have contributed to the high incidence of cervical cancer in Zambia, where the number of cases is the second highest in sub-Saharan Africa, and HIV prevalence is one of the highest in the world.
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 ...
The puzzle of Africa's HIV and AIDS rates.
Slate - 5/14/2007 11:52:58 PM
In 10 countries in sub-Saharan ... The Invisible Cure: AIDS in Africa. As Epstein recounts, Uganda had one of the world's most intense AIDS epidemics, peaking in 1991 at an adult prevalence rate of 15 percent, though this has since dropped by more than ...