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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Smoking set to kill one in three young Chinese men as country faces 'epidemic'
The Guardian - 10/9/2015 9:08:01 AM
China consumes over a third of the world’s cigarettes ... Oxford University’s Richard Peto, one of the study authors, said tobacco deaths in western countries have been dropping for 20 years, partly because of stiff price rises.
15 Healthiest Countries In The World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/9/2015 7:56:27 AM
What are the healthiest countries in the world? As the decades have gone by and technology has improved, so has our overall health. Statistics show that globally, life expectancy is increasing consistently (see our article about 10 deadly diseases that ...
Jordan slams Israel for Palestinian deaths, urges world intervention
The Times of Israel - 10/10/2015 4:06:11 AM
Jordan on Friday issued a strong condemnation over the deaths of Palestinians at the hands of Israeli ... with King Abdullah telling the UN General Assembly last month that his country “rejects threats to the holy places and the Arab character of this ...
China Smoking Deaths Expected to Triple by 2050, New Study Shows
News Max - 10/9/2015 1:04:15 PM
Smoking deaths in China are expected to triple by 2050 and, during the 2010s, it is projected they will account for 20 percent of all male deaths in the country. The Lancet ... now smoke more than a third of the world's cigarettes, following a large ...
2 school shootings in a day is shocking. But there are 92 gun deaths on average each day.
Vox - 10/9/2015 5:29:06 PM
The world's second-ranked country was Yemen, a quasi-failed state torn by civil war, where there were 54.8 guns per 100 people. These two issues — the numbers of guns and of gun deaths — are linked: Reviews of the empirical research by the Harvard ...
New report says 2014 marked peak of violence in Brazil, with more than 58,000 violent deaths
FOX News - 10/8/2015 10:16:37 PM
In a statement ahead of the release of its annual report on public security in the South American giant, the Brazilian Forum of Public Security said the number of violent deaths was up nearly 5 percent last year from 2013, when the country suffered a then ...
Cigarette smoking will kill two million Chinese nationals by 2030, says study
Firstpost - 10/9/2015 11:45:30 AM
Beijing:Cigarette smoking will kill about two million Chinese in 2030, double the 2010 toll, said researchers Friday who warned of a "growing epidemic of premature death" in the world's most ... said tobacco deaths in Western countries have been dropping ...
Deaths from Heart Disease to rise globally by 2025
Ghana Web - 10/9/2015 6:01:55 AM
The study noted that if the current trends continue, many of the world’s most populous countries including China, India, Russia, Mexico, and Ethiopia, would see no improvement in premature mortality due to heart disease and stroke. Premature deaths from ...
Aquino declares Oct. 20 as ‘World Statistics Day’
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 10/7/2015 4:52:42 AM
In accordance with a United Nations (UN) resolution, President Benigno Aquino III has declared October 20 as “World ... Statistics Month drums up public support for the improvement and enhancement of the quality and standard of statistics in the country.
10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying
The Huffington Post - 10/8/2015 4:47:20 PM
On Tuesday, The Economist Intelligence Unit released the Quality of Death Index 2015, a report that evaluates palliative care in 80 countries around the world. Palliative care ... that could transform many more deaths.” Gary Laderman, a professor of ...
Countries vulnerable to climate change form bloc
Al JAZEERA - 10/8/2015 1:26:55 PM
Twenty of the countries most vulnerable to climate ... The 20 said they accounted for just two percent of world greenhouse gas emissions but had suffered an average of more than 50,000 deaths a year since 2010 from impacts they linked to rising temperatures.
World’s aging population growing
The Bulletin - 10/9/2015 7:13:30 AM
The new population trend is largely due to advances made in second- and third-world countries to fight infectious diseases, and prevent childbirth deaths. More developed regions like Europe, North America, Australia and Japan continue to improve life ...
Civilians killed by air strikes at Yemeni wedding party ‘deeply disturbing,’ says UN humanitarian chief
UN News Centre - 10/9/2015 3:34:34 PM
“Some 4,500 civilians have reportedly been killed or injured by explosive weapons in Yemen during the first seven months of this year: that is more than in any other country or crisis in the world during ... country for civilian deaths and injuries ...
US and Canada partner to invest $21 million for research hubs in developing countries
National Institutes of Health - 10/9/2015 3:17:16 AM
The National Institutes of Health and other U.S. and Canadian partners are investing $20.9 million dollars over five years to establish seven regional research and training centers in low- and middle-income countries ... of the world’s deaths, according ...
World Homeless Day: 'It's to honor them'
Montgomery Advertiser - 10/9/2015 11:45:30 AM
The Inaugural World Homeless Day was marked on Oct. 10, 2010. Since its founding, World Homeless Day has been observed on every continent except Antarctica, in several dozen countries ... to Global Homelessness Statistics. Use of the idea of "World ...