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
How the global response to HIV/AIDS renders Indigenous peoples “invisible”
Crikey - 7/23/2014 1:42:52 PM
“If HIV were to enter these communities, the world ... high rates of HIV and AIDS. Ward last weekend delivered a warning to the International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS, held in the lead-up to AIDS2014, that HIV prevalence among Indigenous ...
AIDS still extracting a deadly price, but SA is making progress
health-e.org.za - 7/23/2014 9:25:10 AM
South Africa has more AIDS-related deaths than any country in the world, but deaths of young children ... and Swaziland – showed higher prevalence rates of the disease. Swaziland recorded an HIV prevalence rate of nearly 17 000 cases per 100 000 people ...
India scores by battling HIV/AIDS but falls short fighting TB and malaria
The Hindu - 7/22/2014 6:05:55 AM
The global burden and mortality from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria across the world, and in the developing countries in particular ... The mortality figure in 2000 was 1.6 million. Despite TB prevalence rates reducing since 2000, the number of people living ...
More Help Sought, as Cambodia Joins Major AIDS Conference in Washington
Voice of America - 7/21/2014 12:47:58 PM
Cambodia has pulled its HIV/AIDS prevalence rate down to 0.8 percent and provided treatment to more than 46,000 patients so far. WASHINGTON DC - More than 20,000 health officials and activists from around the world ... and many other countries in finding ...
HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade
BBC - 7/20/2014 1:21:58 AM
The rate ... the Aids epidemic may be slowing in the country. However, there was a rise in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men aged under 24 and over 45. HIV is the virus that causes Aids, a disease which destroys the immune system. The World ...
HIV/AIDS infection rate drops in Ethiopia
worldbulletin.net - 7/11/2014 6:18:58 AM
The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate has drastically dropped in Ethiopia in 2013, an Ethiopian official said Saturday. "Currently, 734,000 people are living with HIV in the country," Asfaw Degefu, the public relation chief of the federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and ...
WHO warns global gay HIV rates remain at epidemic levels
Lifesite - 7/14/2014 11:54:50 PM
"Rates of HIV infection among men who have sex with men remain high almost everywhere and new prevention options are urgently needed." In the lead-up to the International AIDS Conference ... but in no country of the world is HIV prevalence lower in MSM ...
Anti-Morocco tirade by Egypt TV host sparks outcry
Al Arabiya News - 7/18/2014 6:06:29 PM
Morocco ranks among the highest countries in HIV prevalence rate,” she claimed, adding that “Morocco’s economy is an economy of prostitution.” Contrary to her claim, the CIA’s World Factbook lists Morocco 162 in HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate ...
As AIDS Epidemic Matures, Workplaces Adapt
Voice of America - 7/23/2014 3:05:47 AM
But how that will actually play out in the workplace varies widely from country to country. Some nations, such as Australia, which has a low AIDS prevalence rate of about ... message around the world is the same: people with HIV want to work.
Wives Hide HIV as Stigma Undermines Progress on AIDS
Bloomberg - 7/20/2014 2:43:41 PM
While new infections have fallen to the lowest level this century and AIDS-related deaths are at a seven-year low, a “youth bulge” experienced by many countries with the highest HIV prevalence ... men in and tested.” Worldwide, 22 million people ...
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.
India has third largest number of people with HIV in the world
Astro Awani - 7/17/2014 11:19:39 AM
NEW DELHI: India has the third largest number of people living with HIV in the world ... rest of the adult population. High HIV prevalence among female sex workers is one of the major factors in the spread of HIV in the region. Of the 21 countries in ...
HIV diagnosis rate falls by a third in U.S.: researchers
Win 98.5 - 7/19/2014 6:41:06 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The annual rate of diagnosis ... downturn in the epidemic of AIDS, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. The United Nations said on Wednesday that there were 2.1 million new HIV infections worldwide in 2013, down 38 percent from ...
Report Says HIV Epidemic 'Smaller' Than UN Estimates
Med India - 7/22/2014 5:30:08 AM
The analysis by a team of international researchers tracked the rate of new infections, deaths and numbers of people living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 188 countries over the period 1990 to 2013. They found the ... from HIV/AIDS thanks to ...