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
Stop the Virus by Going Viral
blog.aids.gov - 4/17/2015 4:46:06 PM
Imagine symptoms of a virus showing up, slowly causing patient deaths, and baffling doctors. Suddenly, this virus mutates and spreads, but remains undetected. More cases develop in many countries, then the world takes ... reality of HIV/AIDS and it ...
Generational shift threatens global progress against HIV
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 4/13/2015 8:39:55 PM
Haiti has frequently been cited as one of the bright spots in the world’s battle against HIV/AIDS. The country, the poorest in the western ... more than 50 percent from 2004 to 2012. AIDS-related deaths have also dropped significantly, while more and ...
Helmet use a no brainer in Cambodia’s rapid motorization
PBS - 4/13/2015 1:08:57 PM
According to WHO statistics, there were about 2,300 HIV/AIDS-related deaths in Cambodia in 2012 compared ... s roads is hurting the bottom line. The World Bank estimates that road crashes are costing the country 3.5 percent in annual GDP.
HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination law and essence of implementation
The Guardian - Nigeria - 4/14/2015 7:17:00 AM
It will also eradicate discrimination fuelled by ignorance and its associated needless and preventable deaths ... has 3.1 million persons living with HIV/AIDS. The country is the second largest in the world after South Africa with 5.6 million.
China’s first lady ‘enchants’ world media: Beijing study
Capital FM - 4/17/2015 5:40:23 AM
“China has conveyed kindness and goodwill to the world through the first lady’s public diplomacy when the country has been challenged during ... Last month, she attended an HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis prevention event in southern China with Zambian ...
Elton John AIDS Foundation joins forces with the Mylan Relay for Hope to accelerate the fight against HIV/AIDS
8 ABC kait8.com - 4/17/2015 8:42:20 PM
"It is a sad reality that there are 35 million people who are living with HIV/AIDS worldwide ... in about 145 countries and territories. Our workforce of approximately 30,000 people is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person ...
World Health Day: “Basic healthcare services need to be accessible to all”
Invest In EU - 4/16/2015 3:04:05 AM
maternal health and the HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis epidemics. The Ebola outbreak over the past last year also showed the problems facing health providers in the developing world. McAvan said there were many problems that needed to be dealt with ...
Report of the Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (E/2015/8)
ReliefWeb - 4/9/2015 1:10:42 AM
Its efforts built on major gains in the HIV/AIDS response, including substantial declines in new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths. Uniting and synergizing ... a growing roster of low- and middle-income countries to increase domestic funding for ...
Imagining the globalization of death from the next worldwide epidemic
Cortez Journal - 4/6/2015 1:24:24 PM
The Spanish flu of 1918 infected about a third of the world ... countries. During a recent trip, I visited Tanzania’s national lab, which provides test results for 200 health sites and tracks infectious diseases such as measles, rubella, HIV/AIDS ...
Govt teams up with four Asian countries for rural roads upgrade to curb road accidents.
IPP Media - 4/13/2015 7:03:52 AM
Tanzania has partnered with four Asian countries for a rural road ... being the ninth to the fifth leading cause of death by 2030, higher than HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis combined,” warned the World Health Organisation representative.
Is Our Indifference Making Us Sick?
The Huffington Post - 4/17/2015 1:29:51 AM
In people of color, those in the third world and intravenous drug users, and also in the gay population, the prevalence of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, continues to rise. Misconceptions about HIV/AIDS are all ... a near-certain death sentence to ...
The case for keeping viral hepatitis in the SDGs
SciDev.Net - 4/15/2015 8:05:55 AM
Globally, viral hepatitis kills an estimated 1.5 million people each year — a death toll comparable to HIV/AIDS. The chronic disease caused ... global attention and urgency has resulted in several countries making very little investment in the ...
Statement by the United States at the 48th UN Commission on Population and Development
U.S. Department of State - 4/12/2015 11:54:23 PM
Despite our collective work, women and girls around the world continue to face profound inequalities in every area of life, in every country. Ensuring that women ... It reduces maternal and child death and disability, reduces recourse to abortion, and ...
As Ebola retreats, Obama urges vigilance in West Africa
The Seattle Times - 4/15/2015 4:05:32 PM
“Health systems also have to be rebuilt to meet daily needs: vaccines for measles, delivering babies safely, treating HIV/AIDS ... countries means all three will remain at risk until the virus is gone from neighboring countries. The World Health ...
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 combined ... But why should wealthy Western countries care about pollution in the developing world? “Our economy is global, and so are the pollutants ...