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
Marking World Pneumonia Day, UN calls for greater efforts in preventing child deaths
Big News Network - 11/17/2014 8:06:40 PM
12 November 2014 - Although significant declines in child deaths from pneumonia ... as it marked the fifth World Pneumonia Day. "Pneumonia is still a very dangerous disease " it kills more children under five than HIV/AIDS, malaria, injuries and measles ...
Push for Better Death Data Bears Fruit: Largest Ever Global Dataset of Individual Deaths Released
PLOS BLOGS - 11/21/2014 11:22:21 PM
Jocalyn Clark @jocalynclark comments on the INDEPTH Network’s release of the largest ever dataset of individual deaths ... of HIV/AIDS mortality was more than 300 times higher in some African sites than it was in Asia. Across all the developing countries ...
Cross-Sector Global Coalition Formed, Aiming to Cut Road Traffic Deaths
Insurance Journal - 11/14/2014 9:11:39 AM
The World Health Organization of the United Nations estimates that, absent intervention, this will become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030, surpassing diseases such as HIV/AIDS and diabetes ... GDP of the world’s countries.
Charlize Theron discusses global campaign to end AIDS at UCLA
Los Angeles Daily News - 11/18/2014 8:12:38 PM
The campaign by UNAIDS, called Fast-Track: Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030, comes just before World AIDS Day on Dec ... Although AIDS deaths have declined, HIV rates continue to climb in countries that have yet to address the disease, including in ...
South Africa to spend $2.2bn on HIV/Aids drugs
BBC - 11/18/2014 8:45:26 AM
South Africa runs the world's largest HIV/Aids treatment programme. The country has the biggest HIV epidemic in the world, with more than six million people living with HIV, according to Aids charity Avert. Medical charities warned last year that many ...
Towards achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation
Businessday - 11/20/2014 11:59:20 PM
The early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic were characterised by fear ... Prevention, treatment and care are now saving millions of lives not only in the world’s richest countries but in some of the world‘s poorest countries as well.
Inadequate supply of HIV/AIDS drugs
Punch - 11/17/2014 9:25:24 PM
the country risks recording an embarrassing increase in cases of new HIV infections, even as other parts of the world are witnessing a decline. Also, reports from experts who attended the last American Conference on the Treatment of HIV/AIDS in Denver ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
Roads Kill: The toll of traffic accidents is rising in poor countries
Washington Post - 1/14/2014 3:37:50 AM
It has a global death toll of 1.24 million per year and is on course to triple to 3.6 million per year by 2030. In the developing world, it will become the fifth leading cause of death, leapfrogging past HIV/AIDS ... The Washington Post joins with the ...
The poorest countries in the world
NBC News - 9/18/2012 6:11:18 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. However, compared to the poorest ... rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
Boston — Children are living longer, according to a new study that shows global child mortality rates ... drug programs to combat HIV/AIDS." The study shows that 31 developing countries are on pace to reduce child deaths by 66 percent in 2015 compared ...
World Malaria Day 2014: Top Five Countries Most Affected by Malaria
International Business Times - 4/24/2014 9:13:12 PM
As 25 April marks World Malaria Day, IBTimesUK looks at the countries most affected by the mosquito ... about 100,000 more than the deaths from HIV/AIDS. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan, said that malaria still remains a major threat ...
World's Healthiest Countries
Forbes - 4/7/2008 11:56:30 PM
Forbes.com has found that the region is home to some of the world’s healthiest countries ... such as HIV/AIDS. Research has shown that long-term exposure to air pollution can affect lung function and lead to premature death. Other nations with estimated ...
The new pandemic: road deaths
CNN - 10/28/2013 8:30:46 AM
We think of HIV/AIDS and malaria ... road traffic deaths have emerged as a new and growing crisis -- one that's a threat to global public health. John D. Sutter "In the developing world, in a very short time, (road deaths) are going to leapfrog past ...
Driving to an early grave
The Economist online - 1/25/2014 3:10:28 AM
The picture is repeated across Kenya as the country’s roads are upgraded ... Poor and middle-income ones will see crashes match HIV/AIDS as a cause of death by 2030 (see chart). In the very poorest, the WHO expects deaths almost to triple.