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
Testing for HIV/AIDS During Advent
The Huffington Post - 12/4/2013 1:59:07 PM
When HIV/AIDS was killing off thousands of gay men, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) became the church every person could turn to when struck by this disaster of apocalyptic proportions. As a lesbian woman, I was one of the many who took ...
Is world without AIDS, TB possible?
daily-mail.co.zm - 12/5/2013 10:19:01 PM
Though the 31 percent efficacy of the vaccine candidate is considered modest, researchers have learned a great deal about the biological underpinnings of that protection, and are using that information now to improve the design of HIV vaccines.
Mandela arrived late to the fight against HIV-AIDS
Globe and Mail - 12/5/2013 9:57:32 PM
On Jan. 6, 2005, Nelson Mandela shocked the world when he summoned reporters ... according to Mark Gevisser, author of an exhaustive biography of Mr. Mbeki that charts his relationship with Mr. Mandela. “He was deeply distressed by his perception of ...
Celebrating a Decade of Progress Fighting Global HIV/AIDS
blog.aids.gov - 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
This World AIDS Day, CDC and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) commemorate a decade of success in fighting global HIV/AIDS ... HIV-free thanks to life-saving PEPFAR-funded programs to prevent mother-to-child transmission ...
World AIDs Day: HIV no longer considered death sentence
KMOV - 12/1/2013 4:33:00 PM
In 1981, when the virus was discovered, being HIV-positive was considered a death sentence. For most patients today ... And so, on this 25th World AIDS Day, Goforth has mixed emotions. It's a day that, in the past, has been incredibly sad and traumatic ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2013 8:58:35 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
Obama pledges support for global fight against AIDS, issues challenge
CNN - 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
President Barack Obama issued a new pledge Monday along with a challenge to global AIDS advocates. At a White House meeting, he announced that the U.S. government would contribute one dollar for every two dollars pledged for the Global Fund over ...
Wise Up programme uses theatre to raise awareness among youth in Botswana about HIV/AIDS
UNICEF - 12/5/2013 8:45:57 PM
On 29 November, UNICEF released Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report, the first report of its kind since 2010. An AIDS-free generation once seemed like a far-off dream. But, now, the world has what it takes to make this dream a reality. Advancements ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
More than half of the countries reporting fewer infections are in sub-Saharan Africa, the region with some of the highest number of HIV cases in the world. Infection rates have dropped dramatically in Malawi (73%), Botswana (71%), Namibia (68 ...
World AIDS Day 2013 – HIV and AIDS in India
health.india.com - 11/30/2013 4:02:34 AM
December 1 is World ... about HIV/AIDS in India: 2.4 million people are HIV positive in India India has 2.4 million HIV positive people. It’s estimated that out of these 61% are male, 39% are female and 3.5% are children. As of 2009, the adult prevalence ...
Opinion: Wrong time to reverse course on HIV/AIDS
CNN - 12/1/2013 12:51:06 PM
Much work lies ahead before these and other scientific advances can be parlayed into a broadly applicable cure that can be made available to the 35 million people living with HIV ... countries, and the overall global response to AIDS."
HUGE: HIV Infections, AIDS Deaths Dropping Worldwide
ryot.org - 9/24/2013 6:00:48 PM
A UN report claims that the number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has drastically fallen ... to make sure that millions of people — especially in the developing world — can access lifesaving HIV treatment at an affordable price.”
How media and research institutions contribute to HIV/AIDs in black communities
sdgln.com - 12/5/2013 4:13:57 PM
And the controversial term "down low" (DL) wrongly accusing black MSMs for spreading the virus throughout the African-American heterosexual community should not be used to depict openly gay or bisexual men individually or collectively.
What Next for Those Living With HIV?
The Huffington Post - 12/5/2013 5:25:32 PM
Rob Stephenson, Public Voices Fellow, the OpED Project and Associate Professor of Global Health, Emory University. Mohammed K Ali, Public Voices Fellow, the OpED Project and Assistant Professor of Global Health, Emory University. December 1 was ...
Warning sign: The news on AIDS isn't all good
GlobalPost - 12/1/2013 11:03:43 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Health agencies are warning of an “alarming” increase in AIDS ... people worldwide who are infected with HIV, 25 million are in sub-Saharan Africa, though the rates vary significantly within these countries.