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
Rwanda: Let's Step Up HIV/Aids Fight
AllAfrica - 12/4/2013 4:47:56 AM
December 1st marked the 25th anniversary of World Aids Day. On this day we come together as a global community update our understanding of the dynamics of the Aids epidemic and to recommit ourselves to halting and reversing its spread. There is much to ...
World AIDS Day - the condom and the killer virus
Lifesite - 12/4/2013 5:48:11 PM
Every government Department and every Municipal office has free condoms everywhere – by the box ... which are contributing to the breakdown of the most fundamental building blocks of society – our families! And after reading this, I asked myself ...
Celebrating a Decade of Progress Fighting Global HIV/AIDS
blog.aids.gov - 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
With resources available through PEPFAR, we have provided antiretroviral drug treatment (ART) to millions and increased life expectancy rates in much of Africa. HIV infected patients have returned to the workforce, enabling them to provide for themselves ...
World AIDS Day 25 years on: It's time to stop saying 'AIDS in Africa'
CNN - 11/29/2013 7:31:21 AM
(CNN)-- Travel back in time with me to 1988: Guns N' Roses was blasting onto the music scene, Dustin Hoffman turned in an award-winning performance in Rain Man, and Nike coined the now-famous tag line, "Just Do It." But the year also brought a ...
Nepal: AIDS Day Marked with Zero Infection Slogan
thebody.com - 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
This article was reported by the Himalayan Times. The Himalayan Times reported that Nepal's National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) commemorated the 26th World AIDS Day on December 1 with awareness events across the country. NCASC ...
South Africans urged to get tested for HIV on World AIDS Day
health.india.com - 12/1/2013 10:49:24 AM
The government hopes to move to the next phase of conquering ... with HIV and to reflect back on the strides taken in the multi-sectoral HIV, Aids response. Currently, South Africa has one of the largest HIV and AIDS treatment programmes with 2.4 million ...
Bill Gates: Where to put the smart money to end AIDS
CNN - 11/29/2013 1:00:38 PM
(CNN)-- A decade ago, over 1 million people in Zambia were living with HIV. Only 143 of them were receiving treatment. The average cost of that treatment was more than $10,000 per year. Being infected with HIV in Zambia was akin to a death sentence.
Ghana Reduces Spread of HIV/Aids
AllAfrica - 12/4/2013 4:29:27 PM
THE DIRECTOR General of Ghana AIDS Commission, Dr. Angela El-Adas has stated that Ghana has reduced the number of new HIV infections among children by 76% - due to increased coverage of anti-retroviral prophylaxis for pregnant women living with HIV.
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2013 8:58:35 PM
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, including China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon ... to researchers and government organizations.
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
Sub-Saharan Africa treated a record 2.3 million people, and the number of people treated in China jumped 50% last year. AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six years, and countries with some of the highest HIV rates are ...
Obama pledges up to $5 billion for global AIDS fund
USA Today - 12/2/2013 10:15:25 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday pledged up to $5 billion in U.S. money over the next three years to the pre-eminent global program to combat AIDS on the condition that the rest of the international community pitches in $10 billion.
HUGE: HIV Infections, AIDS Deaths Dropping Worldwide
ryot.org - 9/24/2013 6:00:48 PM
A UN report claims that the number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has drastically fallen ... to make sure that millions of people — especially in the developing world — can access lifesaving HIV treatment at an affordable price.”
Lancaster Online - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Dec. 1 marked the 26th annual observance of World AIDS Day. The 2013 theme for World AIDS Day is "Shared responsibility: Strengthening results for an AIDS-free Generation." The first cases of AIDS were reported more than 32 years ago. According ...
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 10:38:11 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related deaths ... As countries scaled up treatment coverage and as evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...
Obama praises advancements in fight against HIV/AIDS
CBS News - 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
millions of insured Americans will be able to get tested free of charge,” Mr. Obama said at a World AIDS Day event at the White House Monday. “Americans who were uninsured will now be able to have access to affordable health care coverage, and ...