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
Nigeria: Nation Ranks Top in HIV/Aids-Related Fatalities
AllAfrica - 12/2/2016 9:46:48 AM
more people die of HIV infection in Nigeria than in any other country in the world, with about 180,000 deaths every year. We also have the largest number of newly infected children. Our country contributes one in every three new HIV infections among ...
Combating HIV/AIDS Through Innovative Commerce
The Huffington Post - 12/1/2016 3:07:07 AM
World AIDS Day 2016 ... status does not have to be a death sentence, responsible governance combined with community led efforts, and market oriented solutions should unite in highly impacted countries to make HIV/AIDS history.
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
App could improve reproductive health in developing countries
www.guelphtoday.com - 12/4/2016 9:58:44 AM
The aim of the event, organized by Developers without Borders, was to find innovative ways to use digital/mobile technology to address social or health problems in the developing world ... help women in a developing country better understand their fertility.
Cancer cases shoot up by 33% in a decade: Study
Hindustan Times - 12/4/2016 3:06:33 PM
There has been an increase of 33% in all types of cancers across the world ... 8.7 million deaths globally, according to the report. The largest increase in the cancer rates – of 50% -- happened in the low SDI (Sustainable Development Index) countries ...
PreP Summit and Toolkit for Youth; Risks of Chronic Conditions Increase in Elders, But Deaths Down
boston.edgemedianetwork.com - 12/1/2016 11:59:49 PM
"Several countries in ... in the total number of deaths worldwide from communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional conditions was largely attributable to major decreases in the age-standardized mortality rates for HIV/AIDS (42 percent) and malaria ...
India can end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030: J P Nadda
Economic Times - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
NEW DELHI: Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said around two decades ago India was predicted to be the AIDS capital of world but has now "successfully arrested" the epidemic of HIV and claimed that the country ... we can end the HIV/AIDS epidemic ...
Uzbekistan votes in first election since Karimov's death
Missoulian - 12/4/2016 3:10:43 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Voters are casting ballots on Sunday in Uzbekistan's tightly controlled presidential election, the first vote since the death of authoritarian leader Islam Karimov who ruled the country for 27 years. Karimov led Uzbekistan since before the ...
Prince Harry and Rihanna get tested for World AIDS Day
USA Today - 12/1/2016 12:32:37 PM
The Barbadian pop princess joined the British royal on Thursday for the Barbados National HIV/AIDS Commission's "Man Aware" event, held in the capital of Bridgetown in recognition of World AIDS Day ... were not necessarily a death sentence and that ...
UNAIDS hails Nigeria's new HIV/AIDS initiative
english.sina.com - 12/4/2016 1:54:58 PM
LAGOS， Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) hailed Nigeria for launching a new plan that would speed up HIV treatment and prevention in the country ... to commemorate the 2016 World AIDS Day. They aim to boost national ...
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
NPR News - 7/14/2016 3:40:08 PM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.
Driving to an early grave
The Economist online - 1/25/2014 3:10:28 AM
The toll is rising: the World Health Organisation (WHO) expects the number of deaths globally to reach nearly ... And aid donors have pledged $600m to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in the country in the next few years, and $4 billion globally.
Stick to your medications, HIV/AIDS patients advised
Ghana News Agency - 12/4/2016 3:06:33 PM
Kpone, Dec 4, GNA - The Ghana Aids Commission (GAC) has advised persons living with HIV/AIDS to stick to their medications instead ... during the Greater Accra Region’s commemoration of the World Aids Day at Kpone. The theme for the celebration was ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:14:11 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries ... from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths.
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths by hepatitis
Daily Times - 11/15/2016 11:57:19 PM
ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of World Hepatitis ... WHO's Director of the HIV/AIDS Department and Global Hepatitis Programme. “This requires a rapid acceleration of access to services and medicines for all people in need.” Some countries, however ...