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
Using New Media on College Campuses to Improve HIV/AIDS Education
blog.aids.gov - 9/16/2014 12:37:38 PM
Students across the country are settling into colleges ... As a college student and summer intern for AIDS.gov, I’m interested in how college campuses are using social media to promote awareness around HIV/AIDS. While most campuses host their own health ...
Arab Region Has World’s Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic
Inter Press Service - 8/31/2014 11:55:10 PM
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 ...
HIV/AIDS still increasing in Georgia
Athens Banner-Herald - 9/11/2014 12:47:44 AM
Georgia has the fifth-highest number of diagnosed HIV/AIDS people in the country, according to statistics compiled by the Georgia Department of Public Health. But unlike most states, a majority of Georgia’s HIV cases are among African Americans ...
Biometric registration for HIV patients in Kenya mandatory
Biometric Update - 9/15/2014 6:29:35 PM
The Kenyan government will enforce a new rule starting in January that makes it mandatory for all HIV/AIDS patients living in Homa Bay and ... will be directed to health centers around the country for biometric registration. The government will start ...
AIDS and Aging
The Post News Group - 9/10/2014 2:32:08 PM
In the world ... HIV/AIDS Aging Awareness day, a time when HIV/AIDS workers focus on the unmet needs of the more than 1.1 million people living with HIV in the United States. By 2015 it is predicted that half of those living with HIV in the country will ...
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
Reuters - 7/16/2014 6:20:12 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 ...
AHF expands support of public health in San Diego with opening of specialized HIV clinic in Hillcrest
LGBT Weekly - 9/15/2014 6:58:13 PM
a full-service pharmacy where 96 cents of every dollar earned through filling any prescription supports AHF’s specialized HIV/AIDS medical services both locally and in 36 countries around the world. The AHF Pharmacy – located at 3940 4 th Avenue in ...
Indonesia's new president must fill funding gap in HIV fight - U.N.
Reuters - 9/10/2014 8:05:35 AM
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia, one of only three countries in the Asia ... the proportion of funding for HIV from domestic resources." The United Nations, in a report released every two years on the world HIV and AIDS epidemic, said last month new ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN Health - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint ... people treated in China jumped 50% last year. AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six ...
World continues 'enormous progress' against AIDS
USA Today - 9/23/2013 10:31:01 AM
The world has made "enormous progress" against AIDS, with global HIV infection rates and AIDS deaths continuing to fall ... of increasing sexual risk behaviors among young people in some countries. Stigma, discrimination and "punitive laws" also continue ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
On Wednesday, in the runup to World Aids Day on 1 December, UNAids said an estimated 35.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV last ... of Aids-related deaths had dropped from 2.3m in 2005 to 1.6m last year. Twenty-six countries have shown more ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 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 ...
United Nations Says HIV/AIDS Epidemic Could Come to an End by 2030
The Latin Post - 7/30/2014 2:31:50 PM
... "people-centered" approach to addressing AIDS anticipates an AIDS-free world that should restore hope in devastated communities. UNAIDS looks to reduce deaths and new cases of HIV/AIDS by 90 percent by 2030 with its "zero AIDS-related deaths" strategy.
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 3:57:19 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related ... people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage and as evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...
HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries
Terra Daily - 7/19/2012 8:17:55 AM
Those parts of the world are seeing deaths and new infections rise "in a ... Overall, low- and middle- income countries invested $8.6 billion in responding to HIV/AIDS last year, an increase of 11 percent over 2010. International funding remained flat ...