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
HIV prevalence high amongst truck drivers – report
New Vision - 10/19/2014 9:42:30 AM
HIV prevalence rate among long distance truck drivers ... corridors within Uganda and to and from neighbouring countries. The transport sector is a major vector in the spread and transmission of HIV/AIDS because of the constant stream of large numbers ...
Call for cut of HIV/AIDS prevalence in key groups
touch.dailynews.co.tz - 10/21/2014 5:00:57 AM
Statistics from the UN websites show that HIV prevalence among injection drug users was at 16 per cent, sex workers at 10.8 per cent while among gay or men having sex with men, was at 12.4 per cent. The HIV prevalence in the country declined from 7 per ...
Top 10 Countries by HIV AIDS Adult Prevalence Rate
Firstpost - 9/3/2014 11:58:46 PM
procures antiretroviral drugs for treating HIV/AIDS from companies through a tender process and supplies the drugs to healthcare providers across the country.Some drugmakers stopped participating in the government's tender process over the past year ...
‘The More People Talk About HIV, the Less Discrimination We Will See’
The Irrawaddy Publishing Group - 10/15/2014 1:33:19 AM
Burma has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in Asia; UNAIDS estimated that about 190,000 people in Burma were living with HIV in 2013, and that about 11,000 died that year from the incurable illness. The country’s overloaded and under ...
One-in-four deaths in pregnancy due to HIV in worst-affected countries
Nam Aidsmap - 10/20/2014 11:53:08 PM
This figure rises to 50% in areas with an HIV prevalence of 15%”, the authors write. Based on 2011 UNAIDS’ estimated HIV prevalence rates among adults of reproductive ... for classifying a maternal death as HIV/AIDS-related, attributed 6.2% of maternal ...
Step up the battle against HIV/AIDS, urges first lady
People's Daily Online - 10/21/2014 12:14:37 AM
She said she will also promote cooperation between China and other countries on HIV/AIDS prevention ... the HIV rate among locals aged 25 to 34 had reached 24.4 percent in two towns of Butuo county, Liangshan. “That’s a super-high prevalence according ...
‘HIV cases may increase in 4 to 5 years due to laxity in prevention’
The Hindu - 10/13/2014 12:09:47 AM
Even as the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the country has come down over the last ten ... to 2011 (1.16 lakh), while HIV prevalence among adults reduced from 0.41 per cent in 2001 to 0.27 in 2011.
Study models ways to cut Mexico's HIV rates
Eurek Alert - 10/15/2014 3:16:31 PM
For increasing HIV treatment, Monteiro ran the models with two different assumptions: either that the viral suppression rate would be only 60 percent (a real-world level in the ... The Mexican National Center for HIV/AIDS Control and Prevention (CENSIDA ...
It's Not All About The Benjamins: How Tech Innovations Support The Global Fund
Forbes - 10/17/2014 4:11:25 PM
This month leaders from around the world gathered in ... from halving extreme poverty rates to eliminating gender disparity. Though daunting, the goals are progressing – including the sixth MDG, focused on combatting HIV/AIDs, malaria, and other diseases.
Fortified Rice Can Improve Schoolchildren's Health In Cambodia, New Study Shows
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 10/15/2014 9:11:27 AM
PHNOM PENH – A recent study by the United Nations World Food Programme ... deficiencies in many countries. "Because rice is the staple food in Cambodia, fortifying rice is an ideal way to help children and adults get the micronutrients they need ...
Botswana votes in closest poll in 48 years
BBC - 10/24/2014 5:33:11 AM
despite Botswana being a middle-income country, it continues to grapple with unequal distribution of wealth, high levels of poverty, unemployment and HIV. The unemployment rate stands at 17.8% and it has an HIV/Aids prevalence of 23.4%, the bank said.
NACA to screen 80 million Nigerians for HIV by 2015, laments high rate of mother to child transmission
World Stage - 10/21/2014 4:20:59 PM
Idoko who was represented by the Acting Director of Programme, Dr. Pricilla Ibekwe, noted that NACA had drastically reduced the prevalence of AIDS, stating that about 97% of Nigerians according to recent statistics ... noted that, “HIV/AIDS is treatable ...
The 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
Significant budget deficits hamper the country's ability to handle urgent economic problems. Another major problem in South Africa is the prevalence of HIV/AIDS. An estimated ... has the second-highest murder rate in the world. Source: CIA Factbook ...
What is the greatest threat to the world? Depends on where you live
Pew Research Center - 10/16/2014 3:43:58 PM
Many of these countries have high prevalence rates of HIV/AIDS and have suffered through multiple disease epidemics in the last decade. However, other problems also worry Africans. In Nigeria, where religious strife is exacerbated by the Boko Haram ...
AIDS Crisis, Security and Development Concerns in Sub Saharan Regions
GroundReport - 10/4/2014 6:14:12 PM
This region has over twice the number of people with HIV/AIDS as every other country in the world ... The rates of success vary throughout sub-Saharan Africa. East Africa is showing gradual decline in the number of people with AIDS. The prevalence of ...