Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
UN: AIDS Deaths Down, Treatment Up in Africa
Voice of America - 5/21/2013 4:26:51 PM
The report from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS says the number of people in Africa who receive ... and that new HIV infections are also falling. Many African countries have taken steps over the past decade to ensure that at least ...
After a decade, global AIDS program looks ahead
FOX News - 5/22/2013 1:09:25 AM
AIDS-related deaths were 1.7 million, down from 2.3 million in 2005. Jennifer Kates, director of global health and HIV policy at Kaiser, said most countries where the program operates have yet to reach the "tipping point," where new infections ...
HIV/AIDS: Bold new goal for 2020 set at UN AIDS summit
IRIN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a global commitment to eliminate AIDS by 2020. “That is our goal – zero new infections, zero stigma and zero AIDS-related deaths,” Ban ... who has been living HIV for 25 years. “World leaders are wavering ...
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
One in ten South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths are falling as ramped-up treatment begins to have an impact, the country’s official statistics ... since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme.
Great strides are reported in eradicating AIDS/HIV in Africa
Catholic Online - 5/22/2013 6:56:00 PM
AIDS-related deaths, rates of infection drop ... across borders and across diseases," he added. AIDS and HIV still continue to ravage the African continent, more affected by HIV than any other region of the world, accounting for 69 percent of people ...
SWAZILAND: Declare HIV/AIDS a "humanitarian emergency"
IRIN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
Johannesburg, 5 November 2007 (IRIN) - The impact of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa, which has nine of the world's most affected countries, needs to be reassessed as a "humanitarian emergency" on its own, enabling interventions to be made timeously, a leading ...
The Increasing Problem of AIDS Orphans in Africa
The Epoch Times - 5/21/2013 7:04:20 PM
... UNICEF has included an indicator related to the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in its “child risk measure.” “The staggering number of African children already orphaned due to disease is only the beginning of a crisis of gargantuan proportions…and the ...
WORLD AIDS DAY, 2012
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/21/2013 7:11:30 PM
On World AIDS Day, more than 30 years after the ... It requires commitment from partner countries, coupled with support from donors, civil society, people living with HIV, faith-based organizations, the private sector, foundations, and multilateral ...
How AIDS changed global health forever
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/22/2013 9:37:39 AM
The world is no longer a relatively simple configuration of the G8 powers and the rest, or a global north and global south. Rather, we live in a multipolar world in which Brazil and Latin America, China, Australia ... the other effects of social disadvantage.
Cabinet approves 2,550-crore WB-funded HIV/AIDS control project
Sify - 5/24/2013 4:56:06 AM
and the country is on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for HIV prevention and control. Over the last decade, there has been a reduction of 57 percent in the new HIV infections and 29 percent reduction in AIDS-related deaths.
Bahrain pledges to join worldwide battle against Aids
Gulf Daily News - 5/25/2013 2:24:36 AM
... fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world. Between 2001 and 2011, the estimated number of people living with HIV in Arab countries increased from 170,000 to 230,000. The number of Aids-related deaths and new HIV infections have also ...
Partners, not pledges, needed to fight HIV
CNN - 5/23/2013 11:16:41 AM
The World Health Organization ... in fighting AIDS across multiple countries and contexts. The U.S. has also endorsed the meaningful engagement of sex workers, and protection of their rights, as important in making HIV prevention programs ...
Global AIDS Program Reaches Crossroads Amid Reality Of Economic Recovery And Budget Cuts
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 7:08:31 AM
The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief grew out of an unlikely partnership between President George W. Bush and lawmakers led by the Congressional Black Caucus. It has come to represent what Washington can do when it puts politics aside ...
Youth organizations form a pact for social transformation in the AIDS response
unaids.org - 5/23/2013 4:38:48 PM
Young activists in countries around the world are increasingly demanding ... The aim was to strategize on a clear direction to move the AIDS response forward for young people. “Many small organizations lack the time, resources, and strategic ...
One in 10 South Africans HIV positive
Times of India - 5/14/2013 4:49:28 PM
CAPE TOWN: One in 10 South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths ... country's official statistics agency said on Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world's ...