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
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 prevalence high amongst truck drivers – report
New Vision - 10/19/2014 9:42:30 AM
HIV prevalence rate among long distance truck drivers ... corridors within Uganda and to and from neighbouring countries. The transport sector is a major vector in the spread and transmission of HIV/AIDS because of the constant stream of large numbers ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 9/3/2014 11:58:46 PM
procures antiretroviral drugs for treating HIV/AIDS from companies through a tender process and supplies the drugs to healthcare providers across the country.Some drugmakers stopped participating in the government's tender process over the past year ...
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 ... is the high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Educational attainment and literacy rates are particularly low in these countries. While adult literacy ... product, HIV/AIDS prevalence, life expectancy, unemployment, infant mortality and primary school enrollment — all from the World Bank.
Gujarat has higher prevalence rate than country average
Times of India - 12/1/2013 3:11:17 AM
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 available by ...
‘The More People Talk About HIV, the Less Discrimination We Will See’
The Irrawaddy Publishing Group - 10/15/2014 1:33:19 AM
Burma has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in Asia ... incurable illness. The country’s overloaded and under-resourced health system—Burma spends less per capita on health care than any other nation in the world—offers minimal assistance ...
Study predicts adult obesity prevalence in almost all European countries by 2030
Eurek Alert - 5/9/2014 2:21:42 PM
Rates of obesity and overweight in both male and females are projected to increase in almost all countries ... of any plateau in adult obesity rates throughout Europe. In England, for example, although the increase in obesity prevalence trend is less ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/26/2011 5:04:39 PM
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.
Tanzania: Call for Cut of HIV/Aids Prevalence in Key Groups
AllAfrica - 10/21/2014 8:21:23 AM
Speaking to the 'Daily News' in Dar es Salaam as the United Nations celebrates 69 years of its establishment this week, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Programme Specialist HIV/AIDS, Dr Bwijo Bwijo, said HIV prevalence ... UN country offices in the world ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
The survey, conducted by the country’s National AIDS Commission (NAC) and the Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) indicates the prevalence rate ... by World Health Organization (WHO). Malawi Government ...
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 11:34:28 AM
Last year 0.778% of the ... The ten countries with the highest prevalence among PWID included just one from Africa - Kenya - while Estonia was shown to have the highest rate, at 52.42%. The highest ratio between PWID and overall adult prevalence rates ...
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
which had previously recorded a decline in the rate of HIV/AIDS infection. Figures released by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research during the 2012 World AIDS Day showed that Nigeria was among the 12 countries worldwide that recorded a 20 per cent ...