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
HIV/AIDS Fast Facts
CNN - 4/21/2014 1:24:19 PM
260,000 - New infections in children worldwide in 2012. 1.6 million - AIDS-related deaths worldwide in 2012. 70.8% of the world's people living with HIV/AIDS live in Sub-Saharan Africa; an estimated 1.6 million people were newly infected with HIV/AIDS.
As a doctor, I’d rather have HIV than diabetes
The Spectator - 4/17/2014 5:53:55 PM
It’s now incredibly rare to die as a result of HIV/Aids in this country. The most recent statistics show that in 2012, less than 1 per cent of people with HIV died. This is about the same for the non-infected population. It’s hard, now, to argue that ...
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C exceed deaths caused by HIV/AIDS
News-Medical - 4/18/2014 12:41:56 AM
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe, according to an analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study. The analysis was conducted by Dr Benjamin Cowie and Ms Jennifer ...
Mauritius: UNAIDS Chief predicts Mauritius can achieve HIV/AIDS zero-death
panapress.com - 4/22/2014 4:22:05 PM
Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, has predicted that Mauritius could be one of the first countries to achieve total success in the HIV/AIDS zero-transmission, zero-discrimination and zero-death.
Charles F. Farthing, doctor at the cutting edge of HIV/AIDS care, dies at 60
Washington Post - 4/18/2014 11:29:10 PM
Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew ... of treatment programs in the 32 countries outside the United States where it provides services. At the time of his death, Farthing was based in Hong Kong and ...
Getting to Zero with UGA HEROs
Athens Banner-Herald - 4/19/2014 4:25:38 PM
Some people call the world HIV/AIDS epidemic “the cause ... For 2011 to 2015, the World AIDS Campaign focuses on “Getting to Zero: Zero New Infections, Zero Discrimination, and Zero AIDS-related deaths.” With a goal to rid the world of negative ...
Innovation needed to stop HIV/AIDS in Asia
Deutsche Welle - 4/15/2014 11:54:12 PM
UNAIDS has launched a new campaign aimed at achieving zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths, and zero discrimination ... In the Asia Pacific region, 12 countries account for more than 90 percent of people living with HIV and of new HIV ...
PEPFAR on Saving Lives and on Achieving An AIDS-Free Generation
NewsBlaze - 4/22/2014 7:21:02 PM
A child dies of AIDS every two minutes and one of every five maternal deaths in Africa is HIV-related. The world has made incredible progress in closing the gap in developing countries thanks in great part to the commitment of the American people.
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 8:18:37 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... is a compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of the ...
AIDS deaths reduced as access to anti HIV drugs improves
DailyRx - 7/23/2012 2:15:16 AM
(dailyRx News) For decades, AIDS has been one of the world's deadliest epidemics ... AIDS Society's 2012 conference. AIDS deaths dropped from 1.8 million in 2010 to 1.7 million in 2011. "Manage HIV with a long-term treatments." The report is optimistically ...
The Tragic Effects of HIV & AIDS on Economies of Developing Countries
topsecretwriters.com - 11/12/2011 11:58:39 PM
Despite containing not more than 10% of the world’s population ... With less tax revenue, the governments of developing countries deeply affected by HIV and AIDS are pressured to increase spending in order to cope with the growing epidemic.
HIV/AIDS Afflicts Migrants Living in Wealthy Countries
Voice of America - 12/1/2012 4:07:45 PM
To mark this year's World AIDS Day, IOM is focusing on the plight ... IOM says there is a lack of awareness of migrants' vulnerability to HIV in high-income countries and this is reflected in the statistics. In Canada, for example, it says the estimated ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News Health - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
Many of these gains are to be seen in sub-Saharan Africa, one of the hardest-hit regions of the world ... 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS around the globe, as well as 2.5 million new infections and 1.7 million deaths annually.
Rwanda: Determined to Raise HIV Awareness, Indian Rides Bike Across 86 Countries
AllAfrica - 4/23/2014 3:34:57 AM
He has so far traversed 85 countries and Rwanda is his 86th stop. All together, he has ridden his bicycle for a total of 102,050 kilometres. Debnath is on a world tour aimed at increasing awareness about HIV/Aids. He is emphasising the notion; 'Prevention ...
World Aids Day: Nigeria records decline in new HIV infections
Vanguard - 11/30/2012 8:40:57 PM
even as the country was ranked as number eight among 12 countries in the world that have recorded a decline ... its power to educate the people and provide drugs for HIV/AIDS patients.. Statistics released by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research ...