Definition: This entry gives an estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map
Nigeria: Still On the HIV/Aids Epidemic
AllAfrica - 2/3/2016 8:15:10 AM
Africa's most populous country demonstrates this ... The number of Nigerians still living with HIV/AIDS is also high. According to the figures thrown around during the World Aids Day, of the 34 million people living with HIV and AIDS in the world, 3.5 ...
Walking the talk, Pia Wurtzbach meets, consults persons with HIV, advocates
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 1/27/2016 3:40:07 PM
The country’s third Miss Universe title-holder hoped that though facilitating dialogues about the “hidden epidemic” that hits the country, the stigma on the people living with HIV/AIDS will be ... of HIV infection in the world. The country is one ...
If countries spend more on social services, new HIV infections can be prevented
THE Health Site - 2/4/2016 10:44:18 AM
and food insecurity can limit access to and ongoing engagement in the care and treatment of people living with HIV and AIDS, as well as their adherence to medical routines. (Read: A new study has claimed that a vaccine is essential to end the HIV/AIDS ...
HIV/AIDS Management Online Certificate Course
ReliefWeb - 2/3/2016 2:31:34 AM
Course Background In the world today, HIV/AIDS continues to be a major health and development challenge with the following alarming statistics. • More than 34 million people now live with HIV/AIDS. • 3.3 million of them are under the age of 15.
Role of law in mitigating HIV/AIDS burden in Nigeria —UNDP
P.M. News Nigeria - 2/4/2016 5:39:29 PM
HIV/AIDS burden increases under a poor LEA adopted by any nation, but in the case of Nigeria, the UNDP thumps up her LEA framework which has impacted positively in fighting stigma associated with the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Pa Lamin Beyai, Country Director ...
Malawi to reach 70% HIV/AIDS infected people with viral load testing by 2018
The Maravi Post - 1/24/2016 4:26:38 PM
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has for the first time launched the much awaited HIV Viral Load Testing Scale up Strategic and Implementation Plan intending to reach 70% of the country’s population ... ways of dealing with HIV/AIDS disease.”
ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance
Vietnamnet - 1/28/2016 3:00:10 AM
Anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS will be paid by health insurance from June ... 562 medical stations in all 63 provinces and cities. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the use of ARV therapy, particularly ...
No Nigerian child should be born with HIV’
The Guardian - Nigeria - 2/3/2016 11:52:54 PM
Other reasons are: pockets of insecurity in some parts of the country, which disrupts service delivery, commodity supply and overall coordination of interventions and programmes; and poor health care workers attitude to People Living with HIV (PLHIV ...
TPP signing undermines U.S. commitment to LGBTQ equality, HIV/AIDS fight
Windy City Media Group - 2/4/2016 4:42:13 PM
have tried to spin this trade deal as 'progressive' we fail to see how throwing LGBTQ people and those living with HIV/AIDS under the bus can possibly meet that standard. There is nothing progressive about giving countries like Brunei and Malaysia ...
Speeding to end HIV/AIDS – Know your status [Article]
Citi FM Online - 2/2/2016 10:10:53 AM
The World Health Organization estimates that there are about 37 million people living with HIV worldwide ... the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) says. Most countries have achieved numerous milestones in their AIDS response programmes ...
Top Ten Countries With HIV
livestrong.com - 9/15/2015 11:55:29 PM
there were almost 37 million people around the world living with HIV/AIDS in 2014. The spread of HIV encompasses every country, but several sub-Saharan African nations have been the hardest hit, including Swaziland, South Africa and Lesotho. Depending on ...
Blacks Less Likely To Get Ongoing HIV Care
farandulife.com - 2/5/2016 3:36:37 PM
About 500 people living in Ingham County have HIV and African Americans ... director of the CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, said in the press release. New diagnoses decreased 17% from 2012 to 2014; however, HIV test positivity rates remained ...
Free condom distribution reduced HIV/AIDS rate – MP
Ghana Web - 1/27/2016 12:23:52 AM
Don’t you see that the percentage of infection of AIDS has reduced in the country ... last year that Ghana’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate continues to decline and currently stands at 1.37 percent, while the number of women living with HIV/AIDS is 57 ...
People with NCDs must also watch ZIKV, says doctor
Jamaica Observer - 1/28/2016 8:22:17 AM
AS the country braces for the Zika virus much emphasis has been placed on pregnant women and those looking to become pregnant, but people living with non-communicable ... non-communicable diseases than from HIV/AIDS,” she said, adding that in 2000 ...
World Aids Day: How Ireland is living with HIV/AIDS for more than 30 years
The Irish Times - 12/1/2014 6:42:39 AM
Today is World Aids Day. For more than 30 years Ireland has been living with HIV/Aids ... on particular groups of people – primarily, but not exclusively, men who have sex with men (MSM) and migrants, particularly those from countries where HIV is ...