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
Viral hepatitis linked to more deaths than HIV across EU countries
News-Medical - 4/11/2014 2:16:08 AM
Mortality from viral hepatitis is significantly higher than from HIV/AIDS across EU countries, according to results from The ... these imbalances in major preventable causes of human death," Dr Castera added. The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 is ...
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 ...
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 ...
Newly elected President of Madagascar commits to overcoming the AIDS epidemic
UNAIDS - 4/18/2014 11:40:30 AM
The President of Madagascar, Hery Martial Rakotoarimanana Rajaonarimampianina, pledged to do what is necessary to overcome the AIDS epidemic and move towards reaching zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. Meeting with ...
Nurse accused of spreading HIV in Uganda
FOX News - 4/13/2014 10:16:21 PM
But in the course of her trial -- on the revised charge of criminal negligence -- the nurse is attracting sympathy and emerging as the apparent victim of rampant stigma in a country ... with HIV and AIDS in Uganda and beyond," said AIDS-Free World, in ...
HIV Less Deadly Than Viral Hepatitis in Europe
Med India - 4/11/2014 3:45:01 PM
... and 1,160 sequelae to identify the causes of human death worldwide Using country-level and regional causes of death, mortality attributed to HBV, HCV and HIV/AIDS between 1990 and 2010 has been compared across Europe, by region and for specific countries.
Russia's Anti-Gay Law: Fueling an AIDS Crisis
World Policy Institute - 4/15/2014 4:08:54 PM
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia ignited a conflict-ridden and violent discussion about the status of LGBT rights in the country ... policies on both LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues. Recently, global infection statistics have declined in historically ...
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 ...
Guatemala makes progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS
InfoSur Hoy - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
AIDS is caused by an advanced HIV infection, which ultimately destroys a person’s immune system, killing white bloods cells so the body’s immune system can’t fight infectious diseases, resulting in death. The country’s most remarkable progress has ...
Viral Hepatitis Kills More Europeans Than HIV by Tenfold
AIDSmeds - 4/16/2014 7:03:41 AM
European Union citizens die as a result of viral hepatitis at a rate about 10 times greater than deaths related to HIV ... with AIDS. “GBD 2010 is making a critical contribution to our understanding of present and future health priorities for countries ...
Living with HIV/AIDS in Abuja
NATIONAL MIRROR - 4/17/2014 10:25:55 PM
stating that no state in the country has done as much as the FCTA in addressing the issue of HIV/AIDS. Okoro who reeled out statistics explained that at present, the FCT has 230 sites across the six area councils for people to access HIV/AIDS counseling ...
Still faced with challenges yet, Nigeria advances in combating HIV/AIDS
Businessday - 4/17/2014 11:51:49 PM
In 21 countries, HIV/AIDS is the major reason for death and in another seven countries; it is the second leading cause of disease burden. From published reports on the 21st of August in the study, “The Burden of HIV: Insights from the GBD 2010” in the ...
Environmentalists respond to AIDS*
Earth Island Institute - 4/18/2014 7:32:56 PM
But in the developing world, it's much harder to appeal AIDS' death sentence ... the situation in neighboring countries is far worse: Tanzania has one of the lowest HIV incidence rates in sub-Saharan Africa. Still, AIDS-related labor shortages have ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2013 8:58:35 PM
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 ...
Physician long at the forefront of HIV/AIDS fight dies at 60
Tulsa World - 4/16/2014 9:19:42 AM
Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew ... director of treatment programs in the 32 countries outside the U.S. where it provides services. At the time of his death, Farthing was based in Hong Kong and ...