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
Life expectancy increases globally as death toll falls from major diseases
Science Daily - 12/16/2014 11:57:07 PM
"Almost a decade after HIV/AIDS peaked globally, this remains the leading cause of premature death in more than a dozen countries in sub-Saharan Africa," said Dr. Andre Kengne, of the South African Medical Research Council, and a co-author of the study.
Global Life Expectancy Increases by About Six Years, New Study
Canada Journal - 12/18/2014 10:40:11 AM
The study, published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet, showed a major decrease in deaths from cancer and cardiovascular disease in high-income countries ... It’s not all good news, though. HIV/AIDS is now one of the top 10 causes of premature death ...
Global population living six years longer than in 1990, study says
FOX News - 12/18/2014 12:27:33 PM
Another mixed success is that, while worldwide deaths from HIV/AIDS have fallen every year since their peak in 2005, HIV/AIDS is still the greatest cause of premature death in 20 out of 48 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Global Life Expectancy Increases by About Six Years
Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 10:57:29 PM
Despite big strides in prevention and treatment efforts, HIV/AIDS remains the biggest cause of premature death in more than a dozen sub-Saharan countries.
Hypertensive heart disease top cause of deaths in India
Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 7:08:25 PM
The country has made great strides in reducing both child ... The global death toll from both diseases peaked around 2005 rather than 1990, with deaths from HIV/AIDS and malaria declining 22% and 30%, respectively, from 2005 to 2013. For India, HIV/AIDS ...
World AIDS Day: 497,000 people affected by HIV/AIDS in China
Zee News - 12/1/2014 9:27:17 AM
Beijing: The number of HIV/AIDS cases ... ahead of the World AIDS Day Dec 1 and highlighted an obvious increase in the number of HIV carriers and AIDS patients, Xinhua reported. Noting that there is a low pandemic situation in the country overall, except ...
New analysis finds global improvements in life expectancy
News-Medical - 12/19/2014 2:17:55 AM
HIV/AIDS is still the greatest cause of premature death in 20 of 48 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The top ten leading causes of premature death worldwide have hardly changed since 1990. Nine causes remained in the top ten in 2013, with HIV/AIDS moving ...
World population gains more than 6 years of life expectancy since 1990
Exchange Magazine - 12/18/2014 12:56:11 PM
HIV/AIDS is still the greatest cause of premature death in 20 of 48 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (see figure 12 pages 32–35). • The top ten leading causes of premature death worldwide have hardly changed since 1990. Nine causes remained in the top ...
Global life expectancy rises: study
Japan Today - 12/19/2014 9:08:56 PM
Only one region, sub-Saharan Africa, did not benefit from the upward trend with deaths from HIV/AIDS resulting in a drop in average ... also found that some low-income countries such as Nepal, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Niger, the Maldives, Timor-Leste and Iran ...
The developing world’s changing health challenges
forumblog.org - 12/16/2014 11:04:02 AM
and other NCDs in developing countries and the success of international efforts on HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. From 1990 to 2010, death and disability from NCDs in low-income countries increased 300% faster than the rate of decline in ...
Life Expectancy in the World Reaches 71.5 years
cubiclane.com - 12/19/2014 2:10:46 AM
The average life expectancy increased from 65.3 years in 1990 to 71.5 years in 2013, according to this analysis which incorporates statistical data provided by 188 countries ... tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria have had a real impact,” says Dr ...
Global Life Expectancy Up More Than 6 Years From 1990; Southern Africa Still Facing Declines Due To HIV/AIDS, Study Shows
Kaiser Family Foundation - 12/18/2014 3:05:02 PM
In rich countries, new drugs and other advances are stretching ... one notable exception is southern sub-Saharan Africa, where deaths from HIV/AIDS have erased some five years of life expectancy since 1990…” (Kelland, 12/18). TIME: This Is Now the ...
Rwanda: Leverage Infrastructure for HIV/Aids Prevention and Care to Combat Cancer
AllAfrica - 12/12/2014 11:08:46 AM
Clearly, there has been a great success in HIV/Aids prevention and reduction in mortality ... with 70 per cent of cancer deaths occurring in developing countries. Despite this huge burden, cancers have been receiving a fraction of global and national ...
Myanmar to Provide Free Treatment to Half of HIV/AIDS Patients by 2016
malaysiasun.com - 12/3/2014 7:40:32 PM
Sit Naing, Myanmar country ... related deaths by 2016. But MSF called for increased support for the Ministry of Health's National AIDS program to meet the 2016 targets, together with improving the quality of care for people living with HIV/AIDS in the ...
World Health Organisation
Lebanon Daily Star - 12/19/2014 10:10:22 AM
Three people have died from H5N1 bird flu in Egypt in the past week, bringing the death toll in the country this year to six, the Egyptian health ministry says. Lebanon has roughly 3,750 patients with HIV/AIDS, new figures released Monday by health ...