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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Europe Matches Asian Giants In Per Capita Air Pollution Deaths [Infographic]
Forbes - 5/4/2016 9:50:40 PM
The world’s two most populous countries, China (1.6 million deaths) and India (1.4 million deaths), accounted for more than half of global air pollution deaths in 2013. TOPSHOT – In this picture taken on April 13, 2016, the Oriental Pearl tower’s ...
Nearly a quarter of the world’s school-age children live in crisis-hit countries – UNICEF
UN News Centre - 5/4/2016 3:02:38 PM
4 May 2016 – Almost one quarter of the world’s school-age children – 462 million – live in countries affected by humanitarian ... UNICEF said it released the new statistics ahead of the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on 23 and 24 ...
Takata air bags may have caused 2 more deaths in Malaysia
Midland Daily News - 5/4/2016 3:45:35 PM
Both cars had inflators that the company does not use in the U.S. or Canada, but are used in other countries and largely ... At least 11 people have died worldwide and over 100 have been hurt. If the inflators caused both recent deaths in Malaysia, the ...
Why West Africa and Nigeria Have the World's Most Dangerous Seas
News Week - 5/4/2016 5:32:58 PM
But while the problem is still of grave concern in the Horn of Africa, another part of the continent has overtaken it as the most dangerous region in the world for seafarers ... show only 16 attacks and no deaths in 2015. As well as the human cost ...
The World’s first malaria vaccine under the scanner of WHO; 50% of the World Population battles Malaria
Updated News - 5/4/2016 5:32:58 PM
According to the World Health Organization, a child dies every minute from malaria. The illness is acute and life threatening and is passed through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. Last year, over 95 countries reported malaria transmission.
APNewsBreak: New rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths
Northern Star - 5/4/2016 12:10:51 PM
Ashe said the 162-page proposal would protect eagles and at the same time "help the country reduce its reliance on fossil fuels" such as coal and oil that contribute to global warming. "There's a lot of good news in here," Ashe said in an interview ...
Emergency Surgery Risky Business in Poor Countries
US News Health - 5/4/2016 1:43:54 PM
Only 6 percent of the 300 million surgeries performed worldwide each year occur in low- or middle-income nations, even though these countries account for one-third of the global population. Data on surgery-related deaths is routinely collected in the ...
World marks Press Freedom Day as tribute to martyrs of the field
Big News Network - 5/4/2016 5:04:20 PM
Further, it is in remembrance of the many countries where voices are being shut down, as are news agencies, where licenses are being taken, as are lives. The Day’s Events In commemoration of the day, events have been held worldwide, with the main event ...
Okupe Should Tell The World Why Former President Obasanjo Sacked Him – NLC
Sahara Reporters - 5/4/2016 3:09:48 PM
“This is bandying political statistics, which is neither good for his health nor the health of those with whom he seeks to ingratiate himself. We at the NLC believe in the equitable distribution of the country’s resources. We would not subscribe to a ...
The 25 Most Wine-Loving Countries
MSN - 5/4/2016 8:03:17 PM
33.9% Country Cardiovascular Health Rank: 10 Cardiovascular Disease Deaths per 100K People: 103.8 According to the Wine Institute, New Zealand produces 1.1% of the world's total wine. Percent of Alcohol Consumption from Wine: 34.7% Country Cardiovascular ...
New federal rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths
Medicine Hat News - 5/4/2016 9:36:21 PM
Ashe said the 162-page proposal would protect eagles and at the same time “help the country reduce its reliance on fossil ... said that unless the plan requires better tracking of bird deaths at or near wind turbines it is unlikely to succeed.
Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause Of Death In US; Physicians Say We Must Change How Deaths Are Reported
Medical Daily - 5/4/2016 2:26:51 PM
Portugal is possibly the only country in the world that changed its entire system to treat drug abuse as a health issue rather than a criminal justice problem, and it seems to be working. Here’s what the U.S. can learn from it. New research finds that ...
Coral Deaths Threaten Coasts With Erosion, Flooding
Oklahoma News - 5/4/2016 8:10:27 PM
As coral reefs the world over bleach from warming waters ... More research is needed to determine how the region’s shores could be affected by deaths of the Florida reef tract’s corals, said Brian Haus, a professor in the University of Miami’s ...
Children in developing world infected with parasite may be more prone
Eurek Alert - 5/4/2016 6:15:55 PM
Worldwide, an estimated 178 million children under 5 suffer from stunted growth, primarily in lower-income countries. The spread of Cryptosporidium ... School of Public Health group, 21 percent of deaths in children younger than five are attributable ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 6:24:05 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries ... from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths.