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
These are the most dangerous roads in the world, according to WHO
FOX News - 2/21/2017 10:55:22 AM
With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic fatalities. About 90 percent of all road deaths occur in these low-income countries, even though they only have about half ...
Pacific island of Tonga mourns the death of its queen mother
USA Today - 2/22/2017 2:25:57 AM
The cause of her death has not been released by her family. She was the mother of two kings: George Tupou V, who died in 2012, and the current monarch, King Tupou VI. Her funeral procession will be held in Tonga on Feb. 28, when most people in the country ...
Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030
BBC - 2/22/2017 12:02:47 AM
South Korean women will be the first in the world to have an average life expectancy above 90, a study suggests. Imperial College London and the World Health Organization analysed lifespans in 35 industrialised countries. It predicted all would see people ...
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 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 ...
South Sudan areas affected by famine
Al JAZEERA - 2/22/2017 5:10:35 AM
The United Nations (UN) has declared a famine in South Sudan, the world's ... and be at risk of death in the coming months, according to the UN. Officials have contested that hunger in South Sudan is even more shocking because of the country's fertile ...
Measles outbreak, return to polio endemic countries list… why EU gave Nigeria €70m
www.thecable.ng - 2/21/2017 8:35:12 PM
Here are some of Nigeria’s health issues: Currently, while Nigeria makes up two percent of the world population ... one in every two child death in Nigeria is from malnutrition. This has made Nigeria the country with the second worse statistics in ...
Revealed: Kim Jong-nam was gripped by fear and paranoia, says friend
The Guardian - 2/21/2017 1:29:52 AM
He never had any ambitions to rule the country. He didn’t accept or appreciate ... his international lifestyle and mingling with the wider world, that Pyongyang found so threatening. Since Kim Jong-nam’s death, Sahakian has considered the different ...
More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador’s cause of death
newdelhitimes.com - 2/22/2017 9:56:55 AM
Churkin’s death brought condolences from diplomats and leaders around the world, with Republican U.S. President Donald ... saying he was deeply knowledgeable about diplomacy and dedicated to his country while also being a personable and witty colleague.
North Korean Embassy Official Sought in Death of Kim Jong-nam
New York Times - 2/22/2017 4:13:19 AM
Evidence of state involvement in Mr. Kim’s death could pressure the United States to put the North back on its list of countries that sponsor terrorism. Khalid Abu Bakar, Malaysia’s police inspector general, said Wednesday that North Korean citizens ...
NYC medical examiner says more study needed in death of Russian diplomat
CBS News - 2/21/2017 2:22:58 PM
NEW YORK - The cause and manner of death of Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations ... Diplomatic colleagues from around the world mourned Churkin as a master in their field, saying he had both a deep knowledge of diplomacy and a large and colorful ...
Projection: South Korea to Lead World in Life Expectancy by 2030
MedPage Today - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
and that 65-year old men were likely to an additional 20 years in 22 countries, suggesting that older populations are likely to continue growing across the developed world. While the predictions indicate public health and healthcare successes, they also ...
Nigeria: Is SA #1 in the World for Death, Nigeria for Scrabble Players & Kenya for Tea?
AllAfrica - 2/22/2017 9:21:08 AM
A map published on the website shows what countries around the world rank first for. "According to the data" South Africa is ranked best for "death" - news which made headlines in the UK Daily Mail. Nigeria is first for "scrabble players". And Kenya is ...
This is where air pollution kills the most people
weforum.org - 2/13/2017 11:57:57 PM
That’s more than the number of people killed by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and road ... It is a problem around the world, but some countries are much more affected than others. Premature deaths caused by air pollution have declined in Europe, the United ...
Amnesty International Annual Report 2016/17 - The State of the World's Human Rights
ReliefWeb - 2/22/2017 4:56:16 AM
The report, The State of the World’s Human Rights, delivers the most comprehensive analysis of the state of human rights around the world, covering 159 countries ... dispersing gatherings led to numerous casualties. Syria: Impunity for war crimes ...
Island kingdom of Tonga mourns the death of its queen mother
Arab News - 2/22/2017 10:39:52 AM
The cause of her death has not been released by her family. Her funeral procession will be held in Tonga on Feb. 28, when most people in the country of just over 100,000 are expected to turn out wearing black. She will be particularly missed by the Alonga ...