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.
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 ...
World Press Trends 2015 Report released
WorldNewsPublishingFocus - 10/5/2015 11:50:15 AM
It may come as a surprise, and it's worth remembering: about 2.7 billion adults ... the World Publishing Expo in Hamburg, Germany. The report, a concise companion to WAN-IFRA's World Press Trends database, provides rapid access to the key statistics ...
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% ...
Big Blow To Ghana -Drops From 59 In 2004 To 119 In Global Competiveness Report
Peace FM Online - 10/5/2015 5:05:13 PM
Ghana’s desire to turn around the dwindling fortunes of the country has been dealt a further negative blow as the country slipped eight places in the latest Global ... HIV prevalence, % adult population placed 115; business impact of HIV/AIDS ranked ...
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.
Nobel Peace laureate blasts global banking system at Islamic Economy Summit
The National - 10/5/2015 5:16:33 AM
The World Bank estimates that 2 billion people – about 48 per cent of the world’s adult population – are without bank accounts. The UAE has a banking penetration rate of ... at the prevalence of rural poverty in his home country.
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 ...
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 ...
Is this the world’s most liveable city?
BBC - 10/5/2015 9:08:36 PM
For a fifth-year running, Melbourne has once again topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2015 Global Liveability ... of Victoria has an unemployment rate of 6.2%, according to the most recent Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force Commentary ...
25 per cent Diabetic patients in country are minors
Net India 123 - 10/5/2015 1:37:38 PM
Giving further details he said in 2014, the global prevalence of diabetes was estimated to be nine per cent among adults ... countries. He further added that WHO projects that diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030. According to statistics ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...