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
HIV/AIDS, diarrheal disease, malaria deadlier than Ebola in Africa – survey
en.starafrica.com - 10/22/2014 10:57:41 AM
In Nigeria and South Africa, HIV/AIDS killed 480,000 in 2012 ... infection received antiretroviral treatment in 2012 than in 2009. Malaria deaths decreased in most African countries between 2010 and 2012 â€“ by 97% in both the Republic of Congo ...
Why the World's Poorest People Aren't Getting Basic Pain Relief
Alter Net - 10/21/2014 7:12:47 PM
Just four countries—the US, Canada ... consume nearly 300,000 milligrams of opioids per pain-affected death from HIV/AIDS and cancer. People who die of these causes in China (less than 1,300 mg per death), India (720 mg) Mexico (2,350 mg) Uganda ...
Africa: Does the Carnage On S. Africa's Roads Claim More Lives Than Aids and TB?
AllAfrica - 10/23/2014 5:23:02 PM
In South Africa at least 5,000 people are killed on the ... parts of the world. Suppose a roadside memorial was to be erected for all South African crash victims in a given year, would the number exceed deaths due to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS?
World powers stand by as Ebola death toll passes 4,000
World Socialist Web Site - 10/11/2014 5:05:39 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday that the death toll in the ongoing Ebola epidemic continues ... However, Ebola is similar to HIV/AIDS in that the virus feeds off the deep poverty that pervades the African continent and, if left ...
Why Nigeria Cannot Achieve Zero HIV/AIDS
Leadership - 10/20/2014 2:10:20 AM
Nigeria’s target of zero HIV/AIDS, Zero discrimination by 2015 is still way off the mark considering the hitches in its national response, which is mainly fund, writes WINIFRED OGBEBO Less than two months to the celebration of World AIDS Day, marked ...
Bad And Good News About The Second Deadliest Infectious Disease
Live Trading News - 10/23/2014 2:45:33 PM
Ebola has rightly gripped the world’s attention, but its death toll pales in comparison to other infectious diseases like tuberculosis. TB is the world’s second leading infectious killer, after HIV/AIDS ... in western African countries many people ...
Pharmaceutical companies, WHO help India in HIV/AIDS drug crisis
Reuters - 10/13/2014 7:07:57 PM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian companies and global health groups are stepping up efforts to provide a critical medicine for the country's free HIV/AIDS drugs ... India produces a large part of the world's HIV/AIDS medicines so the shortage has been awkward ...
AIDS to Ebola: Moving From Peril to Progress
The Huffington Post - 10/15/2014 10:58:49 AM
Tragically, despite extensive emergency preparedness planning and reports issued in the aftermath of 9/11, the anthrax attacks, SARS, and H1N1 flu, the world is ... with other countries ultimately mounted a vigorous response to HIV/AIDS.
Fear is a plague, education the cure
New York Daily News - 10/17/2014 11:56:42 PM
With the first Ebola death in the United States ... Cuomo’s new plan to end the HIV/AIDS crisis in our state by 2020. Unlike Reagan, President Obama has also made the HIV/AIDS crisis a national priority, overhauling our federal government’s response ...
What’s Worse Than Ebola in West Africa? Almost Everything
Daily Beast - 10/23/2014 7:10:25 PM
Counseling services and treatment centers in the cities had risen from just three in the whole country ... to the World Bank, in 2012, 1.2 million Africans died of HIV/AIDS and 550,000 died of malaria. While dramatic, the number of Ebola deaths is around ...
HIV/AIDS stigma killing many, says research pioneer
The Hindu - 10/16/2014 3:33:49 AM
In 1986, when the world was just waking up to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Suniti Solomon, then a professor of microbiology at Madras Medical College, identified, for the first time in the country, six HIV-positive cases from 100 samples. Since then, there has ...
Why no US travel bans from Ebola hot spots? They might make things worse. (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/20/2014 2:24:39 AM
For example, a report by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS found that ... in and out of the country, it does not enhance our ability to stop the epidemic." In the past, the US has not imposed travel bans – and the World Health Organization ...
Alcohol, not Ebola, possible cause of Briton's death in Macedonia
Health24 - 10/13/2014 10:32:33 AM
Doctors in Macedonia have "serious indications" that alcohol, not Ebola, may have killed a British man visiting the Balkan country, a senior health official ... so the theory that this might be the cause of death is very much in play."
How Ebola Is (and Is Not) Like HIV/AIDS
Healthline Networks - 10/15/2014 11:05:59 AM
When America’s top disease prevention official compared Ebola to AIDS during a meeting of the World ... country lest the disease spread. Others were offended, noting that it took more than one dead patient before the U.S. government responded to HIV/AIDS ...