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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
UNICEF - 10/28/2014 8:56:02 AM
Only seven countries have higher maternal mortality ratios, including Afghanistan, Niger and Chad. Child mortality rates are increasing. Maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world ... affected by HIV/AIDS. The prevalence among pregnant ...
High incidence of stroke in the UAE
Gulf News - 10/29/2014 11:25:10 AM
Dubai: As health officials celebrate World Stroke Day on Thursday, new statistics are painting a worrisome picture in the UAE regarding a higher prevalence rate of the ... North America and other western Countries where 80 per cent of the patients fall ...
Writing the Final Chapter on AIDS
Inter Press Service - 10/16/2014 11:57:53 PM
Kenya is not the only country on track to achieving the ambitious 90-90-90 targets. In Botswana, which has a very high adult HIV prevalence ... “no amount of intervention will get us to zero HIV/AIDS.” But some experts like Dr Matu disagree ...
Step up the battle against HIV/AIDS, urges first lady
人民网English - 10/21/2014 12:28:56 AM
She was speaking at the 2014 National Conference on HIV/AIDS in Beijing. Peng, the World Health ... found the HIV rate among locals aged 25 to 34 had reached 24.4 percent in two towns of Butuo county, Liangshan. “That’s a super-high prevalence ...
Islander helps launch effort to assist in HIV/AIDS education in East Africa
bainbridgereview.com - 10/19/2014 11:54:20 PM
An estimated 69 percent of the world’s HIV/AIDS population lives in sub-Saharan Africa, and approximately 90 percent of all children with AIDS are born there. The infection rates in Kenya reach ... teenagers, and adults — providing comic relief to ...
NACA laments high rate of mother to child transmission of HIV
The Nation - 10/25/2014 10:35:38 PM
Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Professor John Idoko, yesterday in Owerri the Imo State capital, decried the rate of mother to child transmission of HIV in the country, describing it as the highest in the world. Idoko who ...
Malawi Muslims fight HIV/AIDS during Ramadan
worldbulletin.net - 10/24/2014 1:39:57 PM
Malawi has one of the highest AIDS infection rates in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the World Bank ... second largest religion in the country after Christianity. There are no clear statistics regarding the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate among Malawian ...
Fortified Rice Can Improve Schoolchildren's Health In Cambodia, New Study Shows
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 10/15/2014 9:11:27 AM
PHNOM PENH – A recent study by the United Nations World Food Programme ... deficiencies in many countries. "Because rice is the staple food in Cambodia, fortifying rice is an ideal way to help children and adults get the micronutrients they need ...
The 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
Significant budget deficits hamper the country's ability to handle urgent economic problems. Another major problem in South Africa is the prevalence of HIV/AIDS. An estimated ... has the second-highest murder rate in the world. Source: CIA Factbook ...
NACA to screen 80 million Nigerians for HIV by 2015, laments high rate of mother to child transmission
World Stage - 10/21/2014 4:20:59 PM
WorldStage Newsonline-- The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has discribed the rate of mother to child transmission of HIV in Nigeria as the highest in the world, said it will ... to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS. The Director General of ...
BBC - 10/29/2014 5:12:56 AM
The Victoria Falls - also known locally as the ''Smoke that Thunders'' - are to be found along the Zambezi River and have UNESCO World Heritage status. They are one of the ... rate is one of the highest - largely due to the prevalence of HIV/Aids.