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
Arab Region Has World’s Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic
Inter Press Service - 9/1/2014 6:00:15 AM
BEIRUT, Sep 1 2014 (IPS) - At a time when HIV rates have stabilised or declined elsewhere, the epidemic is still advancing in the Arab world ... HIV/AIDS), an estimated 270,000 people were living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the countries ...
Certificate Course in HIV/AIDS Management
ReliefWeb - 9/1/2014 6:07:24 AM
accounting for 71 percent of the world’s AIDS deaths in 2012. The Center for Disease Control indicates that for every case of AIDS known; there are at least 10 people who are infected with HIV. The most recent estimate of HIV prevalence indicates that ...
Gay rights, sex workers and HIV prevention: Uganda’s activists answer your questions
PBS - 8/30/2014 5:08:20 PM
As HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths around the world fall, rates in Uganda have been on the rise ... NewsHour Viewer 1: Can you address how religious institutions in the country are either assisting to mitigate HIV contraction or driving the rise ...
HIV/AIDS: Success Becomes the Enemy
NDTV - 8/30/2014 8:18:37 AM
And this is where most of them end up, a place with high prevalence of injecting drug use and HIV ... country is down by 57 per cent while the rest of the world is struggling around 30 per cent. At a special session held at the Melbourne International Aids ...
World AIDS Museum opens in Fort Lauderdale
Windy City Media Group - 8/25/2014 11:55:08 PM
The museum offers a timeline look at the disease, dating back to 1908—long before the world knew what HIV and AIDS were. It chronicles the horrors of AIDS in the 1980s, when deaths were commonplace, mixed in with a timeline of general mainstream life.
AIDS progress in South Africa could suffer funding blow
United Press International - 8/30/2014 1:44:55 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 29 (UPI) --The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has contributed to a dramatic drop in HIV infections in South ... told the New York Times. "Any country in the world would be shaken by putting 2.4 million people ...
Grim repeater: HIV on the rise
Courier Mail - 9/1/2014 5:24:27 AM
He never had to nurse friends and lovers dying with AIDS, unlike many of the 1000 ... success stories of the worldwide fight against HIV – it is no longer a death sentence. At least, not in First World countries where drugs that have revolutionised ...
World Health Organization's misplaced Ebola priority
Kearney Hub - 9/1/2014 12:23:48 AM
Consider HIV/AIDS ... countries, only three in 10 children receive HIV treatment under 2010 WHO treatment guidelines. Children living with HIV continue to experience persistent treatment gaps.” According to U.N. statistics, about 15 percent of the world ...
Asamoah Gyan In Malawi to Re-invigorate Advocacy on HIV Prevention
Sports Peace FM Online - 8/29/2014 7:36:52 AM
The Campaign is one in a series of activities which Malawi’s National AIDS Commission (NAC), Joint United ... “Ghana continues to be among the lead countries of the world in its national response to HIV and teaming up with Malawi will certainly pave ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 8:55:18 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
Reuters - 7/16/2014 10:23:35 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35 percent since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, U.N. member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and ...
Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country? Solving an epidemiological mystery
New Republic - 5/11/2014 11:59:09 PM
(Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreaful Record on HIV/AIDS) The second thing they tell me is why. AIDS is the same virus no matter what country ... in the United States didn’t fall to the same lows as the rest of the developed world.
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
the country’s official statistics agency said Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. New data indicate that drive is working. The disease ...