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
Does Islam prevent AIDS?
The Express Tribune - 8/5/2015 8:09:06 AM
And while it’s true that North African countries have extremely low HIV/AIDS infection rates ... lowest infection rate of any region in the world, but it is also one of only two regions where AIDS-related deaths are still on the rise.
Ethiopia: Efforts to End Maternal and Child Mortality By 2030
AllAfrica - 7/22/2015 12:57:43 PM
The GFF has set in motion an unprecedented movement among countries, United Nations agencies and multilateral agencies including the World Bank Group, the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis ... child and maternal deaths. The Government of Japan ...
The grey area over air pollution
The National - 7/29/2015 6:44:21 AM
Statistics recently released by the World Bank claim the UAE has the highest mean average ... more than the combined impact of HIV-Aids and malaria. The calculations were specifically based on numbers for PM2.5, taken from the Institute for Health Metrics ...
Act now to prevent liver cancer!
Vanguard - 7/31/2015 10:05:24 PM
Viral Hepatitis causes 80 percent of liver cancer deaths. This fact makes ... Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Hypertension). In line with the theme of this year’s World Hepatitis Day, the CECP- Nigeria hereby invites all Nigerians ...
Aging with AIDS: New challenges for patients and the public at large
Concord Monitor - 7/22/2015 11:56:17 PM
This aging HIV/AIDS population is reflective of the shifting nature of the epidemic in the country as a whole ... New Hampshire was seeing dozens of deaths per year among people with HIV/AIDS. Toward the end of the decade, though, the mortality rate ...
Viral hepatitis 20,000 deaths preventable: Now is the time to act
opinion.bdnews24.com - 7/28/2015 8:11:26 AM
Tuesday, July 28 th is World Hepatitis Day – and ... being tried and tested in several countries – and one can only hope that this will be the case in Bangladesh as well. Yet as we learnt from HIV/AIDS, providing access to drugs is not enough.
Brazil Redoubles Efforts Against HIV and AIDS; Signs Letter of Intent with BC-CfE at the 2015 IAS Conference
Financial Content - 7/22/2015 3:49:31 PM
The Letter of Intent was signed at the 8th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, the world's largest ... cent drop in AIDS-related deaths since 1994. The province's dedicated HIV/AIDS Ward, which opened ...
Health experts recommend new tools to combat HIV/AIDS
Rwanda New Times - 8/4/2015 10:00:39 PM
Several experts on HIV/AIDS from several partner institutions in country and beyond have recommended that self ... He said immediate treatment could reduce deaths by 53 per cent and avoid transmission to others by over 90 per cent. Steve Kanters, from ...
World Hepatitis Day: To prevent liver cancer
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/28/2015 12:47:37 AM
Over 83% of cases of liver cancer occur in developing countries. In Nigeria, liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, accounting for over 11,000 deaths yearly and ... Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Hypertension).
Forced marriages still rampant in Karamoja
Daily Monitor - 8/4/2015 9:36:11 AM
PHOTO Steven Ariong According to statistics gathered in 2010 to 2012 from UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO and World Bank, Uganda falls among the 15 worst African countries with high numbers ... majority of people living with HIV/AIDS.
26 lakh TB patients in India; Nearly 42,000 died in 2013-14
Times of India - 7/31/2015 1:27:01 AM
"According to the World Health Organization, the estimated number of tuberculosis patients in the country is 26 lakh whereas the estimated mortality attributable to tuberculosis is 2.4 lakh," Naik said. "As of May 2015, a total of 8,69,576 HIV/AIDS patient ...
Confronting Asia’s Hepatitis Epidemic
Wall Street Journal - 7/27/2015 4:19:23 PM
Tuesday is World Hepatitis Day, an opportunity to focus government and donor attention on the silent epidemic that has been largely overlooked for decades. Despite a death toll as high as HIV/AIDS ... deaths globally. In South and Southeast Asian countries ...
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS ... says. Worldwide, pollution is responsible for 8.9 million deaths – or 1 in 7 deaths globally. But 94 percent of the burden of pollution falls on lower-income countries ...
United Nations chief: World is on track to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
Washington Post - 7/14/2015 1:07:13 PM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said that new HIV infections have fallen by 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths by 41 percent since 2000. Moreover, the world has reached ... By 2014, 85 countries had fewer than 50 new HIV infections ...
UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic 2012
ReliefWeb - 11/21/2012 9:17:16 AM
UNAIDS reports a ... last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more than 25% between 2005 and 2011 globally. GENEVA, 20 November 2012—A new World AIDS Day report: Results, by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), shows that ...