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
These Are The World’s Top 10 Most Dangerous/ Deadliest Diseases!! AIDS is 6th! Guess #1!!
howafrica.com - 10/26/2016 11:27:56 AM
In today’s world human race is up ... body from any threatening attack. HIV/ AIDS is sixth most growing dangerous disease. Since the start of this disease about 39 million died due to AIDS, and in 2013 2.7 percent deaths were recorded because of AIDs ...
GAFFI: Access to rapid diagnostics, antifungals could prevent over a million AIDS-related deaths by 2020
News-Medical - 10/25/2016 10:24:42 AM
helping to meet the UNAIDS mortality reduction target reducing AIDS deaths to 500,000 per year. Dr Meg Doherty, Department of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme, World Health Organisation, says: The HIV/AIDS epidemic is one of the greatest global health ...
United Airlines and Clean the World Partner to Assemble Hygiene Kits For Hub-Based Charities
Yahoo Finance - 10/26/2016 2:12:35 PM
United is the first airline to partner with Clean the World, which works with hotels around the globe to prevent millions of hygiene-related deaths each year by providing ... soap have been distributed in 100 countries. More information: http ...
Production has soared in the world's opium capital
The Business Insider - 10/25/2016 8:54:38 PM
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic Opium production in Afghanistan increased by considerable amounts in 2016, according to the 2016 Opium Survey for the country, produced by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. As much as 90% of the world's heroin has come from Afghan ...
The World Just Made A Major Shift Toward Renewable Energy
The Huffington Post - 10/26/2016 5:58:40 AM
The world installed more new renewable energy last year than coal, as countries attempt to shift away from fossil ... IEA executive director Fatih Birol said in a statement. Those statistics only reflect the total amount now able to be produced, not ...
One Day: Ten Kids, Ten Guns, Ten Deaths
Daily Beast - 10/24/2016 8:59:59 AM
He’s talking about gun deaths, and he’s not wrong when he calls the U.S. an outlier. In this country, Younge writes ... I’m just thinking: Where else in the Western world does this happen? This is what you would do in a warzone.
As Syrian deaths mount, world's 'responsibility to protect' takes a hit - experts
Reuters - 10/25/2016 8:37:20 AM
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to the world's responsibility ... should intervene "when a country is unable or unwilling to ...
World hockey body to update statistics of India-Pakistan matches
Hindustan Times - 10/25/2016 4:15:27 PM
Statistics of India versus Pakistan hockey bilateral series, which were missing from the head-to-head statistics collated from the statistical partner of the sport’s world governing body ... Also, with many more countries playing the game than cricket ...
First Qatar World Cup Fatality Announced, More To Come
vocativ.com - 10/24/2016 2:22:07 PM
The organizing body for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup announced the first “work-related fatality” amidst the country’s construction boon to ... yet declined to investigate the workers’ deaths. The latest attempt to spur reforms is a lawsuit filed ...
Dreamworld deaths: Theme park victims named
Big Country Homepage - 10/26/2016 1:22:28 PM
Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. A brother and sister were among four people killed in an accident at Australia's largest ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 8:40:05 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.
New estimate suggests a quarter of the world's population has latent tuberculosis
Medical Xpress - 10/26/2016 1:15:19 PM
Credit: Raminder Pal Singh In rich countries ... an estimated 1.8m deaths in 2015. However, the last systematic attempt to estimate the number of latent TB infections was 20 years ago. Since then, many things have changed. The world population has ...
Midwife in Haiti tells of delivering babies knee-deep in water by torchlight
The Guardian - 10/24/2016 11:54:46 PM
Hurricane Matthew’s destruction triggers fears of huge rise in maternal deaths, alongside danger of fresh cholera ... storm in almost a decade ripped though the south-west tip of the country, killing more than 500 people and causing widespread devastation.
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
NPR News - 7/14/2016 3:40:08 PM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.