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
HIV and AIDS Prevalence Rate Could Go Higher
Spy Ghana - 12/2/2013 8:56:40 PM
Mr Malex Alebikiya, Executive Director of the Association of Church-based Development (ACDEP), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has stated that the country’s HIV and AIDS prevalence could ... to mark this year’s World AIDS Day.
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
India Times - 11/30/2013 9:56:19 PM
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 ...
Health: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate stabilises in Rwanda
Afriquejet - 12/1/2013 5:44:35 PM
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate Rwanda - The ... The number translates to 206,000 people. Official statistics show that 94 per cent of infected people in the country are receiving anti-retroviral drugs. Rwanda marks World AIDS Day Sunday under the theme 'the ...
HIV prevalence rate in Nepal down to 0.28 pc
Himalayan Times - 11/29/2013 10:23:09 AM
KATHMANDU: The government with UNAIDS Nepal is all set to mark the 26th World AIDS ... progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care around the world, particularly in countries where it has a high prevalence rate. According to Dr Naresh ...
DR Congo: HIV/AIDS prevalence rate declines
Afriquejet - 12/2/2013 8:25:03 AM
according to the country's anti-AIDS body PNMLS. In a document, entitled “HIV/AIDS Profile in DRC”, published Sunday on World AIDS Day, PNMLS indicated that the prevalence rate since 2011 among pregnant women in the DRC stands at 3.5 per cent ...
Nigeria: Kaduna Tops HIV/Aids Prevalence in North-West
AllAfrica - 12/5/2013 5:22:32 AM
Kaduna — With a population of over seven million in Kaduna, about 300,000 are infected with HIV/AIDS, the highest in the North-west of Nigeria, wife of the state governor, Hajiya Fatima Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, said yesterday. She said while marking the ...
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/AIDS prevalence in Cambodia drops to 0.7 pct in 2013: official
GlobalPost - 12/1/2013 6:17:23 AM
PHNOM PENH, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS infections ... of Public Health said, the country saw about 1,330 new HIV infections last year, down 12 percent year-on-year. Addressing the World AIDS Day, Deputy Prime Minister Ke Kim Yan ...
Nigeria: Niger State Records Reduction in HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate
AllAfrica - 12/2/2013 11:09:42 AM
Minna — Niger State Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services Dr. Ibrahim Babaminin Sule said at the weekend that the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in the state has dropped from seven per cent to four per cent in the past six years. The commissioner ...
Bayelsa worried over high HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate
nationalmirroronline.net - 11/28/2013 3:22:00 AM
Bayelsa State government yesterday expressed worry that the state has the third highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS scourge in the country, saying that it is rationed nine to one. It enumerated some factors responsible for the prevalence rate as intense ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country With the World's Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
thebody.com - 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 ...
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 ...
State lacks 'AIDS awareness'
India Times - 12/1/2013 6:31:42 AM
RANCHI: Jharkhand has some good news on World AIDS Day with ... and get (infected by) HIV and when they come back, they, at times, transmit it to those whom they come in contact with," he said. The adult HIV prevalence rate in the state was ...
HIV prevalence among adults in TN continues to decline
The Hindu - 11/30/2013 7:04:31 PM
The adult prevalence of HIV in Tamil Nadu continues to maintain its steady decline trend. A State, which in the past had among the highest rates in the ... long-pending HIV/AIDS Bill be passed in its original form. Daisy David of World Vision India ...