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
Arab Region Has World’s Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic
Inter Press Service - 9/1/2014 6:00:15 AM
BEIRUT, Sep 1 2014 (IPS) - At a time when HIV rates have stabilised or declined elsewhere, the epidemic is still advancing in the Arab world ... HIV/AIDS), an estimated 270,000 people were living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the countries ...
Malawi First Country to Put HIV Positive Pregnant Women On ARVs - APM
AllAfrica - 9/2/2014 2:38:38 AM
Blantyre — President Arthur Peter Mutharika says Malawi was the first country to ... the number of new HIV infections from 130,000 recorded in 1994 to 34, 000 in 2013. The President added that the number of annual Aids related deaths has also declined ...
Uganda’s gay rights and sex worker activists answer your questions about HIV prevention
PBS - 8/29/2014 3:29:18 PM
As HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths around the world fall, rates in Uganda have been on the rise ... NewsHour Viewer 1: Can you address how religious institutions in the country are either assisting to mitigate HIV contraction or driving the rise ...
HIV/AIDS: Success Becomes the Enemy
NDTV - 8/30/2014 8:18:37 AM
And this is where most of them end up, a place with high prevalence of injecting drug use and HIV ... country is down by 57 per cent while the rest of the world is struggling around 30 per cent. At a special session held at the Melbourne International Aids ...
World AIDS Museum opens in Fort Lauderdale
Windy City Media Group - 8/25/2014 11:55:08 PM
The museum offers a timeline look at the disease, dating back to 1908—long before the world knew what HIV and AIDS were. It chronicles the horrors of AIDS in the 1980s, when deaths were commonplace, mixed in with a timeline of general mainstream life.
AIDS progress in South Africa could suffer funding blow
United Press International - 8/30/2014 1:44:55 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 29 (UPI) --The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has contributed to a dramatic drop in HIV infections in South ... told the New York Times. "Any country in the world would be shaken by putting 2.4 million people ...
World Health Organization's misplaced Ebola priority
Kearney Hub - 9/1/2014 12:23:48 AM
Consider HIV/AIDS ... countries, only three in 10 children receive HIV treatment under 2010 WHO treatment guidelines. Children living with HIV continue to experience persistent treatment gaps.” According to U.N. statistics, about 15 percent of the world ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 8:55:18 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
Mbeki Aids denial 'caused 300,000 deaths'
theguardian.com - 11/25/2008 11:53:22 PM
The Aids policies of the former South African president Thabo Mbeki's government were directly responsible for the avoidable deaths ... country, according to research by Harvard university. South Africa has one of the severest HIV/Aids epidemics in the world.
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
Reuters - 7/16/2014 10:23:35 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35 percent since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, U.N. member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and ...
The Tragic Effects of HIV & AIDS on Economies of Developing Countries
topsecretwriters.com - 11/12/2011 11:58:39 PM
However, the effects of HIV and AIDS is ... and contraption in developing countries, the unremitting cycle of devastation AIDS and HIV has on society may finally be impeded. With households less impoverished by premature death, more people will be able ...
Ten million deaths and 1 million new HIV infections could be averted if countries meet HIV treatment targets
ReliefWeb - 7/12/2010 11:57:35 PM
In the same year there were nearly 2.7 million new HIV infections and 2 million AIDS-related deaths ... region by region, countries continue to rank AIDS high on the list of the most important issues facing world. For example, in India about two thirds ...
UN: Global AIDS Epidemic Can Be Tamed by 2030
Voice of America - 7/15/2014 11:53:39 PM
New HIV infections and deaths from AIDS are decreasing, making it possible to control the epidemic ... by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
the country’s official statistics agency said Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. New data indicate that drive is working. The disease ...