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
The 10 healthiest countries in the world
Market Watch - 4/23/2015 5:54:45 AM
While Austria is one of the healthiest countries, nearly half of adult Austrians reported a smoking habit in 2011, one of the higher smoking rates world-wide. AFP/Getty Images The Blue Lagoon outside Reykjavik is believed to have health properties.
Countries with the highest HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate
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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.
Davao among PH cities with high HIV prevalence rates
Mindanews - 4/13/2015 6:59:42 PM
“According to the World Health Organization (WHO), if you exceed five percent in two years’ time, then HIV in these areas will really be uncontrollable. So we should not let the prevalence rate ... country director of the United Nations Programme on ...
HIV/AIDS: Stemming the Rising Tide
Philstar - 4/19/2015 4:29:25 PM
It is at a critical juncture with its growing numbers of HIV/AIDS cases. World Health Organization studies indicate that, once prevalence rates exceed 5% ... problems as separate from the rest of the country as a whole. Just as the poor find their voices ...
Gilead to Use a Give-Away Program in Georgia for Reducing Hepatitis C
The Wall Street Journal - 4/23/2015 6:33:31 PM
In an unusual move, Gilead Sciences will be offering free supplies of its Sovaldi hepatitis C medicine in the country ... rates among high risk individuals.” Nearly 7% of adults in Georgia are estimated to be infected with hepatitis C, according to 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.
Malawi reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence rate to 10 percent
Nyasa Times - 7/13/2013 12:32:12 PM
The survey, conducted by the country’s National AIDS Commission (NAC) and the Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) indicates the prevalence rate ... by World Health Organization (WHO). Malawi Government ...
Nigeria’s high HIV/AIDS prevalence rate
Punch - 6/16/2014 12:14:55 AM
Their assessment was that infection rate had been on the rise just because the country ... as HIV/AIDS, in Nigeria. HIV is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus from which it derives its name. Although HIV/AIDS, which, according to the World Health ...
Obesity poses big threat to world
China Daily Europe - 4/14/2015 12:21:49 AM
If the current trend continues, almost half of the world's adult ... countries, where rapid industrialization and urbanization are boosting incomes and therefore calorie intake. In India and China, the prevalence of obesity in cities is 3-4 times the rate ...
Zambia’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate drops
Spy Ghana - 3/30/2015 8:27:53 PM
Zambia has recorded a decrease in its HIV/AIDS prevalence ... testing in the country and awareness programs. The survey also revealed that infant mortality declined from 70 to 45 deaths per 1,000 live births while under five mortality rate declined from ...
The 10 Poorest Countries in the World
Fox Business - 9/14/2012 6:51:50 PM
Today, more than 46 million people live in poverty in America, more than at any point in the country’s history. This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St. However, compared to the poorest countries in the world, the poverty rate in the U.S. is ...
Lusaka ranks highest in HIV prevalence rate
Lusaka Times - 6/26/2013 5:38:42 PM
She bemoaned that only 15 per cent of Zambians access counselling despite the country recording a high HIV prevalence rate. Mrs Chomba stressed that there is need to encourage all sexually active youths and adults to ... same function World Health ...
West African Governments Will Support Health Services for Vulnerable Populations at Highest Risk of HIV
en.starafrica.com - 4/14/2015 6:41:13 AM
HIV prevalence among reproductive-age adults in West Africa has declined significantly over the past 15 years with rates below 4 percent in all 15 ECOWAS countries ... HIV strategies in order to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Malawi: National HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate Drops to 10.6 Percent
AllAfrica - 7/10/2013 6:09:13 AM
Commenting on the development, the Assistant Director of Health and Social Services for Mzuzu City Council, Felix Namakhuwa, welcomed the news in an interview on Monday, saying dropping of HIV/ AIDS prevalence rate is good news to any country in the world.