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
The Most Obese Countries In The World
Yahoo News - 1/23/2015 4:16:53 PM
Obesity has been steadily increasing in countries all over the world — and as of 2014, more than half a billion adults worldwide ... gallery The prevalence of obesity is highest in the Americas, with 61% overweight in both sexes. Obesity rates are ...
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.
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 1/15/2015 11:57:20 PM
China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.The figure was a 14 percent increase on the number of new cases diagnosed in 2013 ...
Kidney Failure: A Chronic Threat On The Rise
Leadership - 1/25/2015 1:05:24 AM
Medical experts have revealed that more people die every day from kidney related diseases than malaria and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The World ... reliable statistics about the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the majority of African countries ...
Reduction of infections is a milestone
observer.org.sz - 1/25/2015 12:58:15 AM
Minister of Health and Social Welfare Sibongile Ndlela Simelane announced early this week that the country managed to decrease the rate ... HIV/AIDS prevalence which is said to be the highest in the world stands at 26 percent. This covers youth and adults ...
Trends in Diabetes Incidence Among 7 Million Insured Adults, 2006–2011
Medscape News - 1/18/2015 11:53:47 PM
National, regional, and global trends in fasting plasma glucose and diabetes prevalence since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies with 370 country ... Trends in death rates among U.S. adults with and without ...
China diagnosed 104,000 new HIV/AIDs cases in 2014
Rappler - 1/16/2015 6:02:25 AM
The United Nations' anti-AIDS body does not carry 2013 statistics for China on its website, but said in a 2012 report that HIV/AIDs prevalence remains "low" in the country compared to global averages. It added that 39,000 cases were diagnosed in 2011.
126 million additional funding announced to fight HIV in Zimbabwe
United Nations Development Program - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
The AIDS epidemic is particularly acute in Zimbabwe, with a prevalence rate ... the country. The project is now estimated to save more than 58,000 lives per year in avoided HIV mortality. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ...
A peep into Zambia’s mortality trends
Times of Zambia - 1/24/2015 3:32:45 PM
Today, fewer people are dying from measles and diarrheal diseases in Zambia, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... gap in death rates for adults between the ages of 20 to 44 is widening and HIV/AIDS, interpersonal ...
The notorious industry: comparing foreign vs. local tobacco brands on the Arab street
Al Bawaba - 1/20/2015 12:49:52 AM
It is a national cigarette brand in a country where, according to sources, the annual average consumption rate of cigarettes ... According to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report, smoking prevalence among adults is significantly high.
Agent of Change: A Q&A with GLAAD’s Sarah Kate Ellis
Metro Weekly - 1/20/2015 11:58:34 PM
The story explored the prevalence of gay people in every walk of life, all while framing homosexuality as a disease. “It is a pathetic little second-rate substitute ... in this country, closing a culture gap and really creating a world where the LGBT ...
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 ...
Cambodia Still Lags Behind Many UN Development Goals
Voice of America - 1/21/2015 4:47:53 PM
There are eight so-called Millennium Development Goals, aimed at improving living standards and health around the world. U.N. member countries are expected ... It has successfully reduced the prevalence of HIV/AIDS to 0.6 percent, more than a full point ...
The poorest countries in the world
NBC News - 9/18/2012 6:11:18 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. However, compared to the poorest ... prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
World news: Marriage in Vietnam; speedskater; Irish pol comes out
Windy City Media Group - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
Lawmakers initially planned to give full recognition to same-sex marriage but decided instead to simply repeal the country's ban on gay marriage ... O'Grady revealed in a television program that he had HIV/AIDS. Fernando Arias Amparo and Victor Aguirre ...