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
UN: AIDS Deaths Down, Treatment Up in Africa
Voice of America - 5/21/2013 4:26:51 PM
It says AIDS-related deaths fell by nearly a third during that same period, and that new HIV infections are also falling. Many African countries have taken steps ... more than any other region in the world. It says the continent accounts for ...
After a decade, global AIDS program looks ahead
FOX News - 5/22/2013 1:09:25 AM
AIDS-related deaths were 1.7 million, down from 2.3 million in 2005. Jennifer Kates, director of global health and HIV policy at Kaiser, said most countries where the program operates have yet to reach the "tipping point," where new infections ...
HIV/AIDS: Bold new goal for 2020 set at UN AIDS summit
IRIN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
“This is something we can do,” he said. Outside the hall picket signs demanded urgent action. “We are at a crossroads,” said activist Larry Bryant, who has been living ... meetings,” she alleged. “The whole AIDS summit will have been a farce ...
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
One in ten South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths are falling as ramped-up treatment begins to have an impact, the country’s official statistics ... since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme.
Great strides are reported in eradicating AIDS/HIV in Africa
Catholic Online - 5/22/2013 6:56:00 PM
AIDS-related deaths, rates of infection drop ... across borders and across diseases," he added. AIDS and HIV still continue to ravage the African continent, more affected by HIV than any other region of the world, accounting for 69 percent of people ...
UGANDA: AIDS leading cause of death in war-ravaged north - World Vision
IRIN - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
"World Vision found that HIV/AIDS was the leading cause for death, constituting 69 percent of deaths in ... It said children were the main victims of a war that had cost the country more than US $100 million annually, an amount of money larger than the ...
After a decade of success, global AIDS program looks to the future
Washington Post - 5/21/2013 7:08:31 AM
AIDS-related deaths were 1.7 million, down from 2.3 million in 2005. Jennifer Kates, director of global health and HIV policy at Kaiser, said most countries where the program operates have yet to reach the “tipping point,” where new ...
Closer to a world without HIV
Hindustan Times - 5/19/2013 5:12:11 PM
An encouraging piece of news from our own country has been reported ... at fighting a complex organism like HIV should be viewed with optimism and trust. More than 30 ongoing Aids vaccine trials worldwide by scientists and researchers, supported ...
How AIDS changed global health forever
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/22/2013 9:37:39 AM
The developing world bears an extraordinarily inequitable burden of infectious disease, 90 per cent of it, and yet these countries represent just 12 per cent of all health spending. AIDS is a classic example. Of the 30 million AIDS deaths since the virus ...
Partners, not pledges, needed to fight HIV
CNN - 5/23/2013 11:16:41 AM
Editor’s note: Rebecca Schleifer is the advocacy director for Human Rights Watch’s Health and Human Rights Program. Darby Hickey is a policy analyst with the Best Practices Policy Project, which promotes the human rights of people doing ...
WORLD AIDS DAY, 2012
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/21/2013 7:11:30 PM
On World ... with HIV, we were proud to welcome leaders from around the world to the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. Creating an AIDS-free generation is a shared responsibility. It requires commitment from partner countries, coupled ...
Youth organizations form a pact for social transformation in the AIDS response
unaids.org - 5/23/2013 4:38:48 PM
Young activists in countries around the ... “Many small organizations lack the time, resources, and strategic space to reflect on their work and forge new alliances,” said Pablo Aguilera, director of the HIV Young Leaders Fund and member ...
Saving the Lives of Women Worldwide
The Huffington Post - 5/12/2013 2:35:50 PM
Globally, HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death of women of reproductive age ... yet only 57 percent in low- and middle-income countries received the recommended treatment regimen by the World Health Organization for prevention of mother-to-child ...
One in 10 South Africans HIV positive
Times of India - 5/14/2013 4:49:28 PM
CAPE TOWN: One in 10 South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths ... country's official statistics agency said on Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world's ...
World Bank Group : World Bank Approves $US213 Million to Boost Trade and Improve HIV/AIDs Health Services and Road Safety in Tanzania
4-traders - 5/22/2013 9:26:19 PM
WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$213 million to support the Government of Tanzania's efforts to rehabilitate roads and bring HIV/AIDS and road safety ... to Durban in South Africa.