Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Homa Bay County Tops HIV Prevalence Rate In The Country
Citizen News - 8/20/2014 4:58:43 PM
Wednesday released a report on HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country. In the report, the ministry of health indicated that Kenya has the 4th highest HIV prevalence rate in the world by 2013. According to the report, Homa Bay County was leading in the number ...
Malawi First Country to Put HIV Positive Pregnant Women On ARVs - APM
AllAfrica - 9/2/2014 9:40:58 AM
"Malawi has come a long way in the fight against HIV and Aids ... World Health Organisation," said Mutharika. The Malawi leader said Malawi has reduced the national HIV prevalence rate from 16 percent recorded in 2004 to 10.3 percent in 2013 and that the ...
New HIV/AIDS campaign launched
New Vision - 8/27/2014 11:56:56 AM
The campaign, which is spearheaded by young HIV/AIDS activists, is intended to reach out to schools and universities using entertainment and testimonies by youth infected with the virus. “The HIV prevalence rate among the youth is at 4 percent.
No Hope for AIDS-Free Generation in Uganda as Controversial HIV Bill is Signed into Law
Inter Press Service - 8/20/2014 11:53:54 PM
Uganda has been hailed as a success story in fighting HIV/AIDS, with prevalence rates dropping ... in this country.” Kivumbi pointed out that according to the 2014 UNAIDS Global Progress report, Uganda was now the third country in the world contributing ...
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
Mongabay - 1/24/2010 11:57:35 PM
This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
World AIDS Day 2012: how have rates of infection and transmission changed?
theguardian.com - 11/20/2012 4:35:07 PM
Last year 0.778% of the ... and overall adult prevalence rates was recorded in Pakistan, where more than a quarter of intravenous drug users have HIV, compared to just 0.1% of the wider population. Among men who have sex with men, African countries again ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 2/10/2014 11:58:31 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.The HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, was introduced in the upper house by Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ...
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
APART from being an indictment of the country ... living with HIV/AIDS worldwide at between 32 million and 38 million, as of September last year. Unfortunately, Nigeria, with about 3 million infected persons, has the highest prevalence rate of the ...
My Visit to Swaziland: The Country with the World’s Highest HIV Prevalence Rate
blog.aids.gov - 5/27/2011 12:42:47 AM
After this meeting, I visited the neighboring country of Swaziland, which has the unwelcome distinction of having the highest HIV and TB prevalence rates ... world, and I am proud that the United States is actively engaged in their fight against HIV/AIDS.
World Health Organization's misplaced Ebola priority
Kearney Hub - 9/1/2014 12:23:48 AM
And the number of new cases of tuberculosis worldwide is increasing, with the growing emergence of multidrug-resistant strains of the bacteria especially worrisome. Consider HIV/AIDS ... lag in a number of countries where HIV prevalence among people ...
Karnataka has adult HIV prevalence rate of 0.52
The Hindu - 12/2/2012 7:19:50 PM
Karnataka is estimated to have an adult (15–49 years) HIV prevalence rate of 0.52, which is higher than the ... In 2011, the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in the country was estimated at 21 lakh. The highest PLHIVs are in Andhra ...
HIV Infection Rates Decreasing in Several Countries but Global Number of People Living With HIV Continues to Rise
The Body - 11/20/2005 11:56:18 PM
Geneva --There is new evidence that adult HIV infection rates have decreased in certain countries ... Faso prevalence among young pregnant women declined from around 4% in 2001 to just under 2% in 2003. These latest findings were published in AIDS Epidemic ...
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
Malawi continues recording success stories in response to HIV and AIDS with the latest being the drop in the national prevalence rate ... the country completed the transitioning to a better treatment regime as recommended by World Health Organization ...