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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Global HIV/AIDS mortality declines, but infection rate is unimproved
Family Practice News - 7/19/2016 11:55:17 PM
The analysis, based on data from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, provides national estimates of levels and trends of HIV/AIDS incidence, prevalence, coverage of antiretroviral therapy (ART), and mortality for 195 countries and territories from ...
Rate of new HIV infections increased in 74 countries over past decade
Medical Xpress - 7/19/2016 12:56:43 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate ... HIV/AIDS, it will be challenging to achieve the goal set by the global community to end AIDS by 2030. The entire HIV report, "Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence ...
Global HIV deaths declining, but incidence rates remain stagnant
Healio - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
Annual HIV mortality declined from 1.8 million to 1.2 million deaths since 2005, yet the worldwide rate ... countries, including those with the greatest burden of HIV/AIDS, these two measures increased in several countries with historically lower ...
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/22/2016 5:53:48 PM
“It is time to mobilize a global response to hepatitis on the scale similar to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... income country with one of the world’s highest prevalence rates of hepatitis ...
Global Ostomy and Incontinence Product Industry
Yahoo Finance - 7/21/2016 11:02:48 PM
... Prevalence (2015 & 2022): Percentage of Obese Population for Leading Ten Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28 Changing Demographic Pattern: An Opportunity for Adult Diapers II-28 Table 20: Global Birth Rate Statistics ...
Fight against HIV/AIDS is a collective responsibility – Minister
Ghana Web - 7/20/2016 9:49:25 AM
Alhaji Sulemana said the 2014 report of the Health Sentinel Survey showed an unstable regional HIV/AIDS prevalence over the past decade. For instance, HIV/AIDS prevalence rate ... UNAIDS Global target is to end AIDS by 2030, and some African countries ...
Think the World Has Beat AIDS? Think Again.
US News and World Report - 7/15/2016 9:51:10 PM
Life expectancy is up, and the country has nearly 3.4 million people on treatment, more than any other country in the world. Treatment is free ... a region that has seen a static rate of new infections among adults since 2010. Only 28 percent of people ...
Policy shift: Global Fund downsizes TB programme’s federal staff
The Express Tribune - 7/21/2016 2:24:25 AM
ISLAMABAD: The Global ... on HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria. Pakistan ranks fifth on the list of high-burden TB countries and accounts for 60 per cent of the Eastern Mediterranean Region load of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The prevalence rate is ...
No time for complacency, HIV infections went up in 74 countries over past decade
Hindustan Times - 7/19/2016 1:03:53 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections increased in 74 countries ... “This study shows that the AIDS epidemic is not over by any means and that HIV/AIDS remains one of the biggest public health threats of ...
How Malawi reduced its HIV/Aids infection rate
Al JAZEERA - 7/19/2016 7:56:04 AM
Since its first diagnosis in 1985, Malawi has come a long way in the struggle to overcome HIV/Aids. At least 10 percent of the country's population has HIV ... family in Malawi was six children, today the statistics say it is about four children per ...
Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults
The Seattle Times - 7/23/2016 9:02:55 AM
There are no official statistics on how many gay adults have been accepted as BSA leaders since ... In addition, about 20 individual Catholic parishes around the country dropped their sponsorship of Scout troops, according to Guglielmone.
Research details developments in the HIV/AIDS testing global industry 2016 market
Whatech - 7/20/2016 1:49:49 AM
The Global HIV/AIDS Testing 2016 Market ... company and country reports. We feature large repository of latest industry reports, leading and niche company profiles, and market statistics released by reputed private publishers and public organizations.
Sir Elton John urges world to continue fight to beat HIV
Loving fútbol - 7/24/2016 1:09:17 AM
More than 37,000 adults were infected with HIV, including 7,500 young women. "The country should focus ... raising hopes of reducing HIV rates among one of Africa's highest risk groups. John also visited the global village, where the International Aids ...
HIV/AIDS continues to stalk children and adolescents – UNICEF
EIN Newsdesk - 7/21/2016 3:50:19 AM
Since 2000, concerted action to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in countries with high HIV/AIDS prevalence has brought the transmission rate down by roughly 70 per cent worldwide. This includes sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the greatest ...
Indigenous communities worldwide are fighting to deal with the threat of HIV
Vice News - 7/22/2016 4:10:36 AM
A new report released ahead of the conference by UNAIDS raised the alarm about "concerning trends" among adults. While the rate of ... Group on HIV/AIDS are working to have Indigenous peoples recognized as key populations in the global fight against ...