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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?
CNN - 3/24/2017 11:23:02 AM
Countries around the world have ... safety versus comparable countries around the world. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US had the most motor vehicle crash deaths in 2013, with 10.3 deaths per 100,000 people ...
UNAIDS warns that countries will miss the 2020 target of reducing HIV-associated TB deaths by 75% unless urgent action is taken
military-technologies.net - 3/24/2017 11:58:49 AM
GENEVA, 24 March 2017—On World Tuberculosis Day, 24 March, UNAIDS is urging countries to do much more to reduce the number of tuberculosis (TB) deaths among people living with HIV. TB is the most common cause of hospital admission and death among people ...
The World’s Happiest and Healthiest People: Five Things We Learned This Week
Bloomberg - 3/24/2017 1:57:32 AM
Italian babies can expect to live into their eighties, with plenty of doctors in the country and a diet full of fresh vegetables, lean meats, fish and olive oil. Head north to find the world’s happiest ... America are dying “deaths of despair.”
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
He Treated The Very First Ebola Cases 40 Years Ago. Then He Watched The World Forget.
The Huffington Post - 3/24/2017 4:56:29 AM
They died in terrifying and painful ways, often passing the disease on to family members before and even after death. Doctors and aid workers ... that could devastate whole cities, countries or regions of the world, Muyembe warns. I wish I could say ...
UN atomic agency co-hosts international meeting on cancer in developing countries
UN News Centre - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
22 March 2017 – Cancer can be a death warrant in some developing countries ... from the World Health Organization (WHO). The figure is so high that is accounts for two and a half times more people killed than those who die from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis ...
World Tuberculosis Day: Nutrition plays a huge role in combatting TB
Hindustan Times - 3/23/2017 1:33:04 PM
Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death globally and ... the risk of TB in the country. Furthermore, the emergence of multi-drug resistant TB and complications aggravated by high rates of co-infection with HIV-AIDS has renewed the threat of ...
World briefs: Hundreds of migrants feared dead
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 3/24/2017 4:42:10 AM
The deaths underscored the strength of the Sinai insurgency, led by an Islamic State affiliate, despite almost four years of Egyptian counterterrorism operations. Also in the world ... saying the country has lied about its role in his disappearance.
Arkansas is turning its death penalty into an assembly line
Los Angeles Times - 3/24/2017 12:13:08 PM
To watch the state put eight men to death over 10 days in April ... states just abandon the barbaric practice of capital punishment, as almost every country around the world has done.
London attack: World leaders show solidarity
BBC - 3/23/2017 10:37:06 PM
These are external links and will open in a new window Leaders of countries affected by recent terror attacks ... and stabbed a police officer to death outside Parliament. Leaders of France and Germany, which suffered deadly vehicle attacks last year ...
For whites across America, "deaths of despair" are rising
CBS News - 3/23/2017 3:27:36 PM
That’s according to new research from Princeton economists Anne Case and Nobel Prize-winner Angus Deaton, who grabbed headlines in 2015 with their finding that the death rate for middle ... in other developed countries. The problems don’t hold true ...
World Tuberculosis Day 2017 - Unite to End TB: Leave No One Behind
Webindia 123 - 3/24/2017 4:27:51 AM
Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death across the globe, ranking above HIV and malaria. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB worldwide. Six countries account for 60% of the total TB ...
How many people are killed by terrorist attacks in the UK and how safe am I?
Daily Telegraph - 3/24/2017 9:57:08 AM
Since 1970, the UK has faced the most deaths as a result of terrorism in Western Europe - totalling 3,395. Spain is the next worst-hit, with 1,261 deaths since 1970. 2004 was the country's worst ... the safest areas in the world for terrorist-related ...
Days before his death, Putin critic said in interview he knew he was in danger
Washington Post - 3/23/2017 6:19:24 PM
In the weeks before his death, Voronenkov, a former member of Russia’s pliant ... who fled to Russia after being overthrown in the country’s 2014 revolution. Voronenkov was granted Ukrainian citizenship in December, a process that was said to be ...
Two thirds of cancers caused by random genetic mistakes, study finds
FOX News - 3/23/2017 7:59:37 PM
The new findings are based on genetic sequencing and cancer studies from 69 countries around the world. They follow a controversial ... early detection and treatment can prevent many cancer deaths, regardless of the cause. Though most cancers are due ...