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
How did Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, succeed at reducing child mortality?
unicef Blog - 9/16/2014 6:35:33 PM
I recently returned from Malawi, where I saw how the country, despite being one of the poorest in the world, has not only achieved its ... there is still a long way to go. Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, poverty and access to healthcare still present huge ...
Roads Kill: The toll of traffic accidents is rising in poor countries
Washington Post - 1/14/2014 3:37:50 AM
In the developing world, it will become the fifth leading cause of death, leapfrogging past HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and other ... The victims tend to be poor, young and male. In one country — Indonesia — the toll is now nearly 120 dead per ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Five of the eight countries for which data are available were in the top 25 (out of more than 200 countries) for HIV cases among people 15 to 49. These include Zimbabwe, which has the fifth-highest HIV/AIDS ... in the world, with 113.7 deaths for every ...
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 ...
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 ... the high prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS among those 15 to 49 -- at 25.9 percent it is the highest in the world.
The new pandemic: road deaths
CNN - 10/28/2013 8:30:46 AM
That switch will happen, according to World Health Organization data, because malaria and HIV/AIDS are becoming less likely ... China has the highest total number of road deaths. In many developing countries, Hundley told me, traffic cops are on foot ...
U.S. backslides in maternal deaths, bucking global trend
Reuters - 5/6/2014 1:06:31 PM
More than one in four is caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS, obesity or diabetes. Abortion complications account for 8 percent of deaths. Although the world will miss the U.N. target of a 75 percent decline from 1990, many countries have made big improvements ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN Health - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ... of HIV cases in the world. Infection rates have dropped ...
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 ...
HIV/Aids mortality rate rising by 11pc annually in Pakistan: report
Dawn - 7/22/2014 5:22:58 AM
KARACHI: Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/Aids) is claiming more lives in Pakistan than ever, says a first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... cases and deaths throughout the world.
Deaths From Cancer and Heart Disease Surge in Developing Countries, But Funding Hasn’t Caught Up
News Week - 7/10/2014 1:58:17 PM
A new World ... diseases like HIV/AIDS are included—and they’re not included the overseas development aid budgets of many donor countries, Armstrong says. While there has been a “modest” increase from the WHO for noncommunicable disease, a bump ...
The Deadliest Countries for Driving
The Weather Channel - 9/24/2013 2:47:32 PM
(Thinkstock) Next time you're planning a vacation abroad, you might want to consider just how safe it is to travel around the country ... world, traffic accidents are now the fifth leading cause of death, higher than malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS ...
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 with little thought for safety. Road casualties ... 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.
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 8:40:05 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world ... Bureau HIV/AIDS Surveillance Database is a compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths.
PEPFAR report recommends countries control own HIV/AIDS programs
Global Post - 3/1/2013 7:21:40 PM
Bush administration in 2003 and reauthorized by Congress in 2008, and is largely viewed as having successfully decreased HIV/AIDS prevalence around the world. A December 2012 UNAIDS report found that between 2001 and 2011, HIV incidence in 25 countries ...