Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
GAHP’s findings are based on World Health Organization data on global deaths from polluted air ... tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS have made significant improvements in the health of developing countries’ residents. The U.S. and other wealthy nations have ...
Pollution Blamed as Leading Cause of Death in Developing World
Environmental News Network - 1/28/2015 8:47:08 AM
The Silent Killer of Millions in Poor Countries. That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis combined: Malaria claimed 600,000 lives in 2012, HIV/AIDS caused 1.5 million deaths and tuberculosis killed ...
World backs India against ‘bully’ US
Times of India - 1/25/2015 2:45:37 AM
This petition has gathered over 870,000 signatures from across the world both from developing and developed countries ... diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, cancer and diabetes, which are among the biggest causes of death and suffering."
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 ... were HIV/AIDS related, malaria and pneumonia, accounting for 41 per cent of all deaths in 2013.
Uganda: How Countries Can Best Manage Global Fund Aid
AllAfrica - 1/26/2015 5:43:24 AM
With 140,000 new HIV cases annually and 63,000 deaths due to the virus by 2012, Uganda is among the HIV/Aids high-burden ... to help low-income countries fight the disease. This pool is known as the Global Fund and is the world's largest public health ...
Empowering Girls in the Worst Countries for Gender Equality
The Huffington Post - 1/21/2015 2:28:53 AM
The World Economic ... of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries. Give women better contraceptive options, and they will be able to make better choices, helping to combat unsafe abortions and conditions like the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
What's eating sub-Saharan Africa?
Al JAZEERA - 1/27/2015 11:32:58 AM
Around the world - but especially in developing countries - meat, milk ... In sub-Saharan Africa, the high incidence of HIV/AIDS leaves many especially vulnerable to dying from diseases like tuberculosis that otherwise would be relatively mild or at ...
Doctor From Botswana Becomes First Female Head of WHO For Africa
Ventures - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
Described by the Time magazine as “reform-minded, Dr Moeti said she will also help countries in their efforts to make faster progress in reducing deaths among mothers and children and tackling HIV/AIDS ... Africa and the world need.”
A WORLD WITHOUT WAR
Modern Ghana - 1/29/2015 12:17:43 AM
Which include death of military personnel’s which are the direct results of battle or other military war time actions as well as the death of civilians which are the results of war induced epidemics and famines. The second world war for instance involved ...
Stem Fresh Cholera Outbreak
Leadership - 1/31/2015 8:22:06 AM
It often causes death. It is more deadly than HIV/AIDS, as it kills its victims in at most six days. ‘Cholera’ is almost an extinct word in the civilised world; many countries have succeeded in preventing its occurrence. England, for instance ...
UCSF’s Eric Goosby Appointed UN Special Envoy for Tuberculosis
UC San Fransisco - 1/30/2015 2:57:00 PM
UC San Francisco’s Eric Goosby, MD, who led the Obama administration’s efforts on HIV/AIDS ... been among the world’s top killers, and about 1.5 million die. A third of those with TB also have HIV, and TB is a leading cause of death for HIV-positive ...
Bill & Melinda Gates’ ‘Big Bet’: They want us to join them
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 1/23/2015 8:10:07 AM
“The lives of people in poor countries will ... in the developing world. “We won’t be able to completely eradicate malaria by the year 2030,” they write, “but we will have the tools we need to do so.” With the HIV-AIDS epidemic in southern ...
WHO appoints Moeti as Africa regional director
cnbcafrica.com - 1/28/2015 2:59:22 PM
The World Health Organisation (WHO ... Moeti stated that she will also be helping countries in their efforts to fast-track progress made in reducing deaths among mothers and children and tackling HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected topical ...
Developing Nations Write Hopeful New Chapters in a Toxic Legacy
Inter Press Service - 1/27/2015 8:36:59 PM
Top Ten Countries Turning the Corner on Toxic Pollution notes that pollution kills more than 8.9 million people around the world each ... related deaths, almost three times more deaths than malaria and 14 times more deaths than HIV/AIDS.
Three Global Health Threats
Mareeg - 1/29/2015 12:46:21 AM
The world continues to grapple with HIV/AIDS, which has already caused more than 40 million deaths and infects a similar number of people today, with 95% of the epidemic’s victims living in developing countries. Only when HIV/AIDS began to gain traction ...