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
Shrinking aid threatens progress made in Millenium Development Goals: Experts
Economic Times - 6/24/2015 7:54:29 AM
Child mortality has plunged since the UN set a development goal of reducing under-five deaths worldwide by two-thirds, and the spread of HIV/AIDS infections have fallen ... in improving health in lower income countries after theUN Millenium Development ...
New UN goals lack focus, global health experts warn
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 6/24/2015 7:04:23 AM
Child mortality has plunged since the U.N. set a development goal of reducing under-five deaths worldwide by two-thirds, and the spread of HIV/AIDS infections have fallen ... in improving health in lower income countries after the U.N. Millenium ...
Sodas may cause 184,000 global deaths a year
New Vision - 6/30/2015 8:51:48 AM
SODAS and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published ... For any questions please contact email@example.com PEOPLE living with HIV/AIDS in Lakang and Apaa villages in Amuru district have ...
Middle-income nations need to increase spending on HIV-AIDS
Live Mint - 6/25/2015 6:59:01 PM
Nearly 61% of the world’s 35 million HIV/AIDS cases live in these countries ... we already have in place will not be enough to stop deaths from AIDS increasing within five years in many countries,” said professor Peter Piot, director of the London ...
CANCERS NOW TOP KILLER IN ZIM
newsdzezimbabwe.co.uk - 6/29/2015 6:36:59 AM
Non-communicable diseases have overtaken HIV and Aids as the leading killer in Zimbabwe, accounting for 138 000 deaths in 2014 alone ... “Traditionally, NCDs have been overshadowed by world attention on HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis.
New UN study calls for boosted AIDS treatment efforts amid threat of viral resurgence
UN News Centre - 6/25/2015 2:19:51 PM
25 June 2015 – The world risks a deadly ... by the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and famed medical journal, The Lancet, sustaining current HIV treatment and prevention efforts in the most affected African countries over the next 15 years ...
Nigeria, others unite to combat NTDs
Vanguard - 6/29/2015 11:11:59 PM
But this will only be achievable if the country invests in efforts ... disability, and deaths caused by NTDs, finding it at the same order of magnitude as the “Big Three” diseases: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
The Logistics of Staying Alive
Financial Content - 6/29/2015 11:01:50 AM
That conclusion leads us back to HIV/AIDS, the leading cause of women's deaths around the world ... much HIV medicine to that many people in the most underdeveloped countries of the world - which is PEPFAR's goal - the logistics challenges ramp up ...
Cuba: Blazing a Trail in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Inter Press Service - 6/30/2015 8:11:50 PM
That country is Cuba, and in 2013 it recorded ... having an AIDS-free generation,” she added. According to the World AIDS Day 2014 Report, there were 35 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2013. Since the start of the epidemic in the 1980s, 39 million ...
Cameroon: Public Transport Buses - Safety is Top Concern
AllAfrica - 7/2/2015 12:17:01 PM
Among the three most killers in the country, road accidents tops chart followed by malaria and HIV/AIDS ... on average 13,000 deaths; 82 per cent caused by drivers, according to the Ministry of Transport. Going by the World Bank, 12 people of ages five ...
New UN study calls for more AIDS treatment efforts amid threat of viral resurgence
Astro Awani - 6/26/2015 1:47:03 AM
UNITED NATIONS: The world ... African countries over the next 15 years would require at least a third of total government health expenditures, according to the findings of the study released by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ...
Climate Changes May Eradicate 50 Years Of World Health Progress (In Depth)
CleanTechnica - 6/25/2015 4:04:14 AM
In all but three countries ... Malaria deaths have fallen by more than a quarter globally since 2000. Only half as many mothers died in live childbirth in 2010, compared to 20 years earlier. Unheard of 50 years ago, HIV/AIDS has now transited from ...
Where the world's health aid goes
The Week Magazine - 7/1/2015 9:26:24 AM
In low-income countries, children are 12 times more ... likely because of the 2008 worldwide financial crisis. Between 1990 and 2014, child health and HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention received the most money — combined, more than half of the world's ...
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS ... says. Worldwide, pollution is responsible for 8.9 million deaths – or 1 in 7 deaths globally. But 94 percent of the burden of pollution falls on lower-income countries ...
UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic 2012
ReliefWeb - 11/21/2012 9:17:16 AM
UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries ... deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally. GENEVA, 20 November 2012—A new World AIDS Day report: Results, by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV ...