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
President’s Malaria Initiative Strategy 2015–2020
ReliefWeb - 2/27/2015 1:45:01 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the scale-up of malaria control interventions between 2001 and 2013 resulted in an estimated 4.3 million fewer malaria deaths ... Hyde Global Leadership against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act ...
Cancer the leading cause of deaths in SD?
observer.org.sz - 2/22/2015 1:00:50 AM
According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancers figure ... Although unconfirmed, cancer seems to be the leading cause of deaths in the country now as opposed to HIV/AIDS. Asked on this issue, Deputy Director of Health Services ...
Only 44% of health professionals know vitamin A cuts measles mortality in half
Examiner - 2/16/2015 1:10:56 PM
The use of vitamin A in minimizing measles complications and deaths is widely known around the world. The World Health Organization ... or whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV/AIDS or other diseases. To offer a bit of perspective, however ...
Legal Reprieve For Persons Living With HIV/AIDS
Leadership - 3/1/2015 7:33:24 AM
President Goodluck Jonathan early last month signed the HIV/AIDS Anti ... of AIDS-related deaths also witnessed a marginal rise to 217,148 within the same period. A 2014 report of the United Nations also indicated that Nigeria is the country with the ...
Good News! Kids Aren’t Dying as Much as They Used To
Wired News - 2/26/2015 3:58:02 PM
Jerome Delay/AP On a blog post at PLOS, the tropical disease expert Peter Hotez and postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Herricks take a run through the data on the biggest killers of children around the world in ... are down. Death from HIV/AIDS are up from ...
UN launches 'All In' initiative to end adolescent AIDS
New Kerala - 2/18/2015 12:18:27 PM
In the fight against HIV/AIDS, progress for adolescents has fallen behind, world leaders gathered at a United Nations meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, stressed Tuesday as they launched a global initiative that aims to end the second leading cause of death among ...
Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents
UNICEF - 2/16/2015 11:55:11 PM
We’re committed to working with partner countries and ... Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths.
Cancer is the poor parent of development aid
EurActiv.com - 2/24/2015 7:25:00 AM
SPECIAL REPORT: Long considered a disease of rich countries, cancer is no longer sparing Africa, where, to general indifference, the number of deaths is soaring ... And the primary targets remain HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. As for developed ...
BUDGET: No room for South Africa’s lost generation
FINWEEK - 2/28/2015 8:03:13 AM
South Africa’s original lost generation birthed by apartheid has evolved into three, to include those suffering from HIV/Aids and the current generation ... Looking at the country’s growing population, the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s ...
Addressing the increasing incidence of cancer
NATIONAL MIRROR - 2/22/2015 11:19:26 PM
In contrast, deaths from infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS will decline by seven million ... plague us here in Nigeria and many of African countries are inverse to what obtain in other parts of the world due to advances in and conquests of medical sciences.
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... to lower-income countries so they can do the same. But why should wealthy Western countries care about pollution in the developing world?
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
In Ethiopia, the under-5 mortality rate in 1990 was 202 per 1,000 live births, one of the highest rates in the world ... programs to combat HIV/AIDS." The study shows that 31 developing countries are on pace to reduce child deaths by 66 percent in 2015 ...
Matthew Lester: Budget 2015/16 – Is the new South Africa sustainable?
Fin24 - 2/26/2015 4:19:30 PM
Perhaps the biggest disgrace in the Nkandla debacle is that it has turned our political leaders attention away from a country in crisis ... administration is tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic. South Africa’s HIV/AIDS death rate has halved in 9 years.
DOH warns against aggressive new HIV strain
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2/24/2015 9:01:03 PM
With a new strain of HIV infecting people in other parts of the world, the public should be more informed about the growing prevalence of HIV-AIDS cases in the country ... ultimately leading to death. In 2013, the World Health Organization issued new ...
Roads Kill: The toll of traffic accidents is rising in poor countries
Washington Post - 1/14/2014 3:37:50 AM
It has a global death toll of 1.24 million per year and is on course to triple to 3.6 million per year by 2030. In the developing world, it will become the fifth leading cause of death, leapfrogging past HIV/AIDS ... The Washington Post joins with the ...