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
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
There is now a high level of awareness among youth on HIV/Aids - around 90% - but the pressing challenge is to ensure that this awareness translates into behaviour change. Life skills education, which incorporates HIV/Aids education, is now a compulsory ...
HIV Designer Cures
Guardian LV - 3/6/2014 7:52:19 AM
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) remains one of the leading causes of death in the world. This is particularly true in sub-Saharan Africa and other developing countries. In 2011 it was estimated that 34 million people were living with HIV ...
Gene therapy may offer 'functional' cure for HIV
Orlando Sentinel - 3/5/2014 9:58:11 PM
The human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, surfaced more than 30 years ago and now infects ... meaning it is no longer a death sentence. But the complexity of the virus has stymied scientists seeking a cure. Antiviral drugs are less than ideal ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). There were 700,000 fewer new infections last year than in ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
On Wednesday, in the runup to World Aids Day on 1 December, UNAids said an estimated 35.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV last ... of Aids-related deaths had dropped from 2.3m in 2005 to 1.6m last year. Twenty-six countries have shown more ...
The ‘Broken Promises’ by Rich Countries on HIV/AIDS (Video)
Care2 (blog) - 11/20/2011 11:56:20 PM
In 2005, the leaders of the world’s richest countries ... would flow annually to developing countries due to saved lives and reduced infections. For the first time in the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS, the opportunity to curb the spread of ...
World AIDS Day: South Africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight
The Grio - 12/1/2012 2:20:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the early 90s when South Africa’s Themba Lethu clinic could only treat HIV/AIDS patients for opportunistic ... are readily available on World AIDS Day 2012 in sub-Saharan Africa where deaths from AIDS-related causes have ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:57:08 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
Roads Will Be More Deadly Than HIV/AIDS In 20 Years
jalopnik.com - 2/15/2014 8:00:32 AM
The Economist cites the World Health Organization, which expects global deaths from car crashes to reach two million per year by 2030. That's how many people are projected ... rigorous crash test requirements, there's still a huge amount of work to be ...
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Aidsmap - 2/5/2014 11:18:30 AM
Reference The overall annual death rate from AIDS has fallen by 21% since 2006 ... and the latter is the only country in the world where HIV is the number one cause of death and disability but which has seen no fall in DALYs lost to HIV.
Remarks by the President on World AIDS Day
The White House President Barack Obama - 12/2/2013 8:28:02 PM
As President, I’ve told you that in this fight, you’ll have a partner in me. And I said that if the United States wanted to be the global leader in combating this disease, then we needed to act like it -- by doing our part and by leading the world to ...
Basic HIV Statistics
thebody.com - 12/4/2013 11:53:16 PM
HIV and AIDS remain a persistent problem for the United States and countries around the world ... About 34 million people are living with HIV around the world. In 2011, there were about 17 million deaths in persons with AIDS, and nearly 30 million people ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News and World Report - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
That translates to 500,000 fewer people dying worldwide from AIDS in 2011 than died from the disease in 2005, the experts said. Many of these gains are to ... the most progress is being seen in parts of Africa that have been ravaged by the disease.
Rate of HIV infections falls by half in 25 countries - U.N. report
interaksyon.com - 11/21/2012 11:57:44 PM
The report comes days before World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1 ... with the largest drops in AIDS-related deaths being seen in countries where HIV has the strongest grip – South Africa saw 100,000 fewer deaths, Zimbabwe nearly 90,000, Kenya ...
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.