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
UN: 15-year push ends extreme poverty for a billion people
theguardian.com - 7/6/2015 9:37:47 PM
While the world has ... 27% of maternal deaths in developing regions between 2003 and 2009; other major complications were high blood pressure during pregnancy, complications from delivery and unsafe abortion. Progress on combating HIV/Aids, malaria ...
Shrinking aid threatens progress made in Millenium Development Goals: Experts
Economic Times - 6/24/2015 7:54:29 AM
Child mortality has plunged since the UN set a development goal of reducing under-five deaths worldwide by two-thirds, and the spread of HIV/AIDS infections have fallen ... in improving health in lower income countries after theUN Millenium Development ...
Lessons from Millennium Development Goals ‘springboard’ for future UN agenda – Ban
UN News Centre - 7/6/2015 5:41:33 PM
6 July 2015 – The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) galvanized the world ... Child deaths have dropped dramatically. Access to safe drinking water has been greatly expanded. Targeted investments in fighting malaria, HIV/AIDS and ...
New UN goals lack focus, global health experts warn
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 6/24/2015 7:04:23 AM
Child mortality has plunged since the U.N. set a development goal of reducing under-five deaths worldwide by two-thirds, and the spread of HIV/AIDS infections have fallen ... in improving health in lower income countries after the U.N. Millenium ...
Why Reducing Maternal, Child Mortality Seems Difficult
Leadership - 7/6/2015 2:39:37 AM
WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the seeming difficulty in handling maternal and child deaths in the country and the ... An estimated 60,000 -70,000 children are born with HIV/AIDS infection annually in the country. According to UNAIDS report, Nigeria is ...
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015
ReliefWeb - 7/6/2015 5:05:46 PM
Targeted investments in fighting diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and malaria, have brought unprecedented results. Over 6.2 million malaria deaths were ... of the MDG targets worldwide, but progress has been uneven across regions and countries, leaving ...
WHO: Raising Taxes on Tobacco Can Save Lives
Voice of America - 7/7/2015 4:11:29 AM
The World Health Organization reports around six million people, most in developing countries, die prematurely from tobacco related illnesses each year. This is more than all deaths from HIV-AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. The U.N. health agency ...
Climate change is a 'medical emergency'
Mail & Guardian Online - 7/5/2015 1:25:03 PM
By cutting carbon emissions within the next few decades, it said premature deaths from air pollution could be cut by 500 000 a year by 2030. Two-million deaths could also be saved each year by 2100. Last year the World ... cholera and HIV/Aids) and ...
Lessons from Millennium Development Goals ‘Springboard’ for Future UN Agenda – Secretary General Ban
eNews Park Forest - 7/6/2015 4:34:09 AM
NORWAY--(ENEWSPF)--6 July 2015 – The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) galvanized the world ... deaths have dropped dramatically. Access to safe drinking water has been greatly expanded. Targeted investments in fighting malaria, HIV/AIDS ...
Sodas may cause 184,000 global deaths a year
New Vision - 6/30/2015 8:51:48 AM
SODAS and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published ... For any questions please contact email@example.com PEOPLE living with HIV/AIDS in Lakang and Apaa villages in Amuru district have ...
Middle-income nations need to increase spending on HIV-AIDS
Live Mint - 6/25/2015 6:59:01 PM
Nearly 61% of the world’s 35 million HIV/AIDS cases live in these countries ... we already have in place will not be enough to stop deaths from AIDS increasing within five years in many countries,” said professor Peter Piot, director of the London ...
CANCERS NOW TOP KILLER IN ZIM
newsdzezimbabwe.co.uk - 6/29/2015 6:36:59 AM
Non-communicable diseases have overtaken HIV and Aids as the leading killer in Zimbabwe, accounting for 138 000 deaths in 2014 alone ... “Traditionally, NCDs have been overshadowed by world attention on HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis.
Nigeria, others unite to combat NTDs
Vanguard - 6/29/2015 11:11:59 PM
But this will only be achievable if the country invests in efforts ... disability, and deaths caused by NTDs, finding it at the same order of magnitude as the “Big Three” diseases: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
New UN study calls for more AIDS treatment efforts amid threat of viral resurgence
Astro Awani - 6/26/2015 1:47:03 AM
UNITED NATIONS: The world ... African countries over the next 15 years would require at least a third of total government health expenditures, according to the findings of the study released by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ...
The Logistics of Staying Alive
Financial Content - 6/29/2015 11:01:50 AM
That conclusion leads us back to HIV/AIDS, the leading cause of women's deaths around the world ... much HIV medicine to that many people in the most underdeveloped countries of the world - which is PEPFAR's goal - the logistics challenges ramp up ...