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
Rising cancer rates in low, middle income countries threaten economic stability
Science Daily - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
The number of cancer cases every year worldwide, currently estimated to be more ... (2015, October 1). Rising cancer rates in low, middle income countries threaten economic stability: Editorial says prevention efforts important part of health care planning.
Nigeria Gets Commendation For Progress On Maternal Mortality, HIV Combat
Leadership - 10/4/2015 7:48:03 AM
“Furthermore, Buhari has stated his plan to increase the quality of all federal government-owned hospitals to world ... and HIV/AIDS,” the statement read. ONE Campaign further pointed out that although some goals were not meet, the country met targets ...
Rising cancer rates in low and middle income countries threaten economic stability
Medical Xpress - 10/1/2015 3:29:45 PM
The number of cancer cases every year worldwide, currently estimated to be more than 14 million, is projected to reach almost 22 million by 2030, with the proportion of newly diagnosed cases in low- and middle-income countries rising from the current 59% ...
Kenya Only Country in the World Set to Meet Five Health Targets
AllAfrica - 9/28/2015 12:55:49 PM
This new status reflects the results of the Kenyan Demographic and Health Survey from 2014 by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics ... of adult obesity rose in every single country between 2010 and 2014, and one in 12 adults worldwide now has type ...
New move by Islamic countries to improve women’s health – but more needs to be done
yourmiddleeast.com - 9/28/2015 7:08:03 PM
The prevalence of religious laws, namely Islamic legislation, has hindered women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health. Yemen, for example, has the highest rate of maternal ... in conservative countries, namely in the Arab world and Africa.
Vatican synod on family builds on pope's visit
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10/4/2015 8:38:10 AM
The numbers of Catholics seeking annulments to first marriages has plummeted nearly 75 percent in three decades, according to church statistics. Even though a quarter of Catholic adults are divorced ... sex marriage in Western countries, the synod needs ...
VP Masisi urges countries to learn from Botswana HIV experience
en.starafrica.com - 9/29/2015 10:52:57 AM
Botswana’s Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has said that Botswana has useful HIV/AIDS experience to share with the rest of the world. Delivering a speech ... to key population – and reducing the prevalence rate among women of child bearing ages ...
Family matters: A global snapshot inspired by Pope Francis
Washington Times - 9/24/2015 10:26:04 PM
That global-poverty yardstick was set in 1990, when dollar figure was, well, $1. Bank authorities, who will meet in October in Lima, Peru, are expected to move the line to $1.90. According to the World Bank, the rankings of the top 10 countries with ...
Pew: Half of All US Adults Believe Immigrants Drive Up Crime While Hurting The Economy
Breitbart News - 9/28/2015 9:02:35 PM
Half of all U.S. adults believe mass immigration from poor, violent Third World countries has driven up crime rates while ... the government does not keep track of any immigrant crime statistics, and 3) when a flood washes away your home, you don’t ...
Global Market Study on UCB Banking: Asia-Pacific to Witness Highest Growth by 2020
University Chronicle - 9/29/2015 6:02:26 PM
It is enriched with adult stem cells and these stem cells ... market research reports based on industries, companies, and countries. MRRSE sources thousands of industry reports, market statistics, and company profiles from trusted entities and makes ...
Leukemia Therapeutics Treatment Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share and Forecast 2015-2025 by Future Market Insights
sbwire.com - 9/30/2015 7:20:00 PM
In addition Asia-Pacific and RoW hold the third and fourth position in the global leukemia therapeutics market respectively due to less prevalence rate of leukemia and lack of proper healthcare facilities in few Asian and African countries. North America ...
Would YOU give up sex for tickets to the Rugby World Cup FINAL?
The Daily Express - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
Shocking statistics have revealed over a third of UK adults would give up sex to see the Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham ... I imagine that there would be a lot of abstinence across the country." According to the research, just under half of consumers ...
Made-in-Canada HIV/AIDS treatment embraced by everyone but Canada
Global News - 9/30/2015 3:35:06 AM
By Anna Mehler Paperny Senior Producer, Investigative Data Desk Global News A made-in-Canada approach to tackling the HIV/AIDS epidemic has been endorsed ... s most vulnerable populations: The HIV prevalence rate among Aboriginal Canadians was 544 per ...
Europeans are “world champions” at drinking and smoking
BMJ - 9/23/2015 4:07:52 PM
WHO’s European region had the highest levels of alcohol consumption and tobacco use in the world and ranked only slightly behind the Americas in rates of overweight and obesity. The prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults in Europe ranged from ...
How America Became the Most Imprisoned Nation in the World
VICE - 10/3/2015 3:10:04 AM
If states were countries, Cuba—with 510 per 100,000 persons behind bars—would rank 37 in the world for the highest percentage of ... To this day, that racial divide is stark: According to the NAACP's statistics, one in six black men—those who are ...