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
Rugby World Cup: 135 of tournament’s players not born in country they play for
The Guardian - 10/12/2015 2:55:13 PM
Related: Rugby World Cup 2015: pool phase awards Statistics compiled at the start of the tournament by the website Americas Rugby News showed that 135 players were not born in the country they represented – a total of almost 22%. Samoa had the most ...
15 Healthiest Countries In The World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/9/2015 7:56:27 AM
What are the healthiest countries in the world? As the decades have gone by and technology has improved, so has our overall health. Statistics show that globally, life expectancy is increasing consistently (see our article about 10 deadly diseases that ...
Hazing and Drinking Deaths at Asian-American Fraternities Raise Concerns
New York Times - 10/12/2015 8:31:40 PM
And as those groups have spread across the country, some have replicated not only ... occupy just a small corner of the collegiate Greek world. “There shouldn’t be this many deaths, this many cases, for this small number of organizations, chapters ...
Road deaths in Malaysia above world average – report
Paultan | Paul Tan - 10/13/2015 4:24:06 AM
The rising rate of road accidents have brought with it more fatalities, and the statistic of the latter in Malaysia is now higher than the world average ... “With the country having such a high number of deaths caused especially by road traffic accidents ...
Staff deaths at leading hospital put India's TB battle in spotlight
FOX News - 10/12/2015 11:27:38 AM
But others say the real number of staff deaths is ... India has the world's largest number of TB patients - an estimated 2.6 million Indians live with the bacterial lung disease, which is spread through coughs and sneezes. The country is second only ...
The US government is deporting Central American migrants to their deaths
Raw Story - 10/12/2015 1:36:29 PM
Related: The migrants who fled violence for the US only to be sent back to their deaths Human rights groups warn that ... of the most violent towns in some of the most violent countries in the world – suggesting strongly that is why they fled,” Kennedy ...
Australia enacted one of the largest gun reforms ever nearly 2 decades ago — and gun deaths plummeted
The Business Insider - 10/11/2015 10:53:02 AM
Forced to react to yet another mass shooting, President Barack Obama reiterated points he's made before: That the US is the "only advanced country in the world ... rates of gun ownership in the world. And although statistics vary, criticisms ...
Hunger levels remain high in CAR, Chad, Zambia, 49 other developing countries - Report
World Stage - 10/12/2015 4:18:08 AM
Despite progress in reducing hunger worldwide, hunger levels in 52 of 117 countries in the 2015 Global Hunger Index ... Nearly half of all child deaths under age five are due to malnutrition, which claims the lives of about 3.1 million children per year.
Inside the World of Gulf State Slavery
Daily Beast - 10/10/2015 11:54:28 PM
This week’s viral video emerged at a time of backlash to the Saudi regime for the tragedy of deaths at the hajj ... the cry of some of the world’s most vulnerable, sanction the governments of Saudi Arabia and other countries that allow the abuse ...
Turkey mourns deadliest attack in country's recent history
Ghana Web - 10/11/2015 6:28:10 AM
Turkey is beginning three days of mourning after two explosions at a peace rally in the capital Ankara killed at least 95 people, the deadliest such attack in the country's recent history ... blamed a "murderous state" for the deaths.
Asean Today: Plane Nose Hits Tarmac; Malaysia Joins Haze Fight; Mystery of Sleep Deaths
Phuket Wan - 10/12/2015 1:07:51 PM
pbs.org The elections represent a step forward for free speech in the country, as more residents embrace social media. Long shut off from the outside world, the country's Internet use has rocketed from 2 percent of the population to 35 percent over the ...
Here’s the Terrible Habit Killing 30 Percent of This Country’s Young Men
Yahoo News - 10/10/2015 2:57:36 PM
With more than 1.3 billion residents, China enjoys a reputation as the world’s most populous nation ... But according the study, given the popularity of cigarettes the number of deaths is projected to jump to 2 million by 2030 and to 3 million by ...
Rugby World Cup 2015: Scotland player ratings vs Samoa
The Rugby Blog - 10/12/2015 4:28:17 PM
Decisions to kick to the corner and take scrums were therefore not unthinking rashness, but examples of the most astute captaincy this World Cup has seen ... 60 minutes and is now 4 th in the tournament statistics, despite missing a game.
James F. Entwistle: Changing the face of HIV/AIDS – protecting our girls
dailypost.ng - 10/11/2015 2:13:28 PM
There are 1.8 billion young people (males and females between the ages of 10 and 24) in the world ... countries with 380,000 adolescent girls infected with HIV every year; in other words, 7,300 every week, more than 1,000 every day. Moreover, HIV/AIDS ...
Nigeria: Fight Against Maternal Deaths Moves to the Screen
AllAfrica - 10/12/2015 1:22:10 PM
For instance, statistics by the United Nations and other global bodies have shown that Nigeria, despite its comparatively favourable economic status, has stubbornly stuck among nations with the highest rates of maternal and child deaths in the world.