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
Kenya to reduce new HIV infections by 75pc in 2017 – First Lady
Capital FM - 2/12/2016 7:50:11 AM
President Uhuru Kenyatta launched Kenya’s All-in edition of the Global campaign against adolescent infection and deaths by HIV/Aids in February 2015. The Health Plan launched by the President is a two year roadmap to fast track the country’s national ...
Ghana: World Cancer Day (We Can, I Can)
AllAfrica - 2/12/2016 7:31:41 PM
I do know there are a host of others in the country all working to assist in ... every year - or 12.5% of the 58 million deaths worldwide - this being more than the combined total deaths from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria. By 2020, it is estimated that there ...
World powers announce ceasefire for Syria
Reuters - 2/12/2016 5:44:19 PM
World powers have announced a plan for humanitarian aid and a nationwide ceasefire for Syria, but officials warn the future for the conflict-ridden country remains cloudy ... more than 250,000 deaths and a refugee crisis that has displaced millions.
Sierra Leone Sports: ”This is my 117 countries I have visited so far” -Somen Debnath
Awoko - 2/12/2016 4:39:53 PM
Somen Debnath, an Indian national is in “Around the World Bicycle Tour Program seminars on Indian culture and awareness of HIV/AIDS”, which began on May 27th 2004. Sierra Leone is the 117th countries he has visited so far. Debnath stated that since ...
On World Radio Day, remembering radio journalists on the ground
The Huffington Post - 2/12/2016 11:46:24 AM
and you can participate by retweeting @pressfreedom and helping us remember the individuals behind the statistics. Join CPJ in an effort to get justice and early release for these, and all journalists, and to protect press freedom around the world.
How selfie-related deaths happen
CNN - 2/12/2016 8:11:39 AM
Posing next to an oncoming train is responsible for eight deaths, coming in at third place. The other reasons are violent: gunshot (four), grenade (two), plane crash (two), car crash (two), and animal (one). In terms of where in the world these selfie ...
Air Pollution Kills 5.5 Million People Every Year Worldwide
Gizmodo - 2/12/2016 12:57:59 PM
That number may be closer to 5.5 million premature deaths per year, according to a new study being presented today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Looking at data from 188 countries, the University of ...
The End of the Third World
Wall Street Journal - 2/12/2016 12:19:12 AM
In this period the developing world has experienced what Mr. Radelet terms the Great Surge. The number of developing countries with annual economic ... has led to a 47% drop in global malaria deaths and a sharp reduction in illness-related employee ...
Poor air quality kills 5.5 million worldwide annually
Science Daily - 2/12/2016 9:19:04 PM
Their analysis shows that the two countries account for 55 per cent of the deaths caused by air pollution worldwide. About 1.6 million people died of air pollution in China and 1.4 million died in India in 2013. In China, burning coal is the biggest ...
Will Pro-Life Lawmakers Support A New Bill To Prevent Infant Deaths?
Think Progress - 2/12/2016 10:27:40 AM
but a steady rate of unexplained infant deaths across the country — especially among Black and Hispanic infants — has pushed Moore to pull the topic out of the shadows. “Infant mortality rates are similar to that of a third-world country for black ...
World Bank commits to strengthen partnership with Burkina Faso
en.starafrica.com - 2/12/2016 8:40:17 AM
The World Bank is committed to strengthening ... This project aims at reducing the country’s energy deficit estimated at 140 megawatts. According to statistics, Burkina Faso is experiencing an electricity deficit of nearly 140 megawatts which is ...
No work-related fatalities in building World Cup stadiums, says Qatar report
Arabian Business - 2/12/2016 8:54:36 AM
Qatar’s World Cup ... recruited from countries such as India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Some 260 migrant workers from India have died in Qatar in 2015, according to figures from the Indian embassy in Doha. The figure covers all migrant deaths, not just ...
Researchers: Pollution from China, India Causing Premature Deaths
Voice of America - 2/12/2016 5:27:01 AM
Experts say small particulate matter emitted into the atmosphere in those countries causes a whopping 55 percent of air pollution-related deaths worldwide. Dan Greenbaum, president of the Health Effects Institute in Boston, a nonprofit organization that ...
What Did Henry Kissinger Do To Abuse Human Rights Worldwide?
The Inquisitr - 2/12/2016 8:14:38 PM
Those same violent moves resulted in the deaths of millions worldwide, actions that have also made Kissinger ... Merriam-Webster describes as “a system of politics based on a country’s situation and its needs rather than on ideas about what is morally ...
5.5 Million Die Early From Air Pollution Worldwide
consumer.healthday.com - 2/12/2016 7:24:32 PM
The two countries account for 55 percent of air pollution-related deaths worldwide. In 2013 alone, roughly 1.6 million people in China and 1.4 million in India died as a result of poor air quality, the researchers said. In China, burning coal is the ...