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
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
New Kerala - 7/18/2014 6:13:39 PM
A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... the world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 HIV ...
Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globally
Medical Xpress - 7/22/2014 6:56:02 AM
Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... authors note that as the world ages, higher numbers of cases and deaths will occur.
How AIDS Is Threatening To Devastate The World’s Youngest Country
Think Progress - 7/24/2014 3:50:32 PM
but civilians and international organizations are being left in the dark because of the difficulty of tracking the disease and spreading awareness in the midst of the country’s ongoing civil war. Researchers with the South Sudan HIV/AIDS Commission claim ...
HIV epidemic ‘smaller’ than UN estimates
freemalaysiatoday.com - 7/22/2014 1:48:13 AM
PARIS: Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save ... tracked the rate of new infections, deaths and numbers of people living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 188 countries over the period 1990 to 2013. They found the world’s malaria burden, while shrinking ...
Beating AIDS worldwide, NGOs still alarmed
EurActiv.com - 7/24/2014 11:57:17 PM
According to the UN, AIDS-related deaths and further infections are on the decline ... represent 81% of people living with HIV in the world. Numerous countries have yet to make significant progress in tackling HIV, such as Nigeria, Democratic Republic ...
AIDS Conference Mourns the Dead, Debates Setbacks
Inter Press Service - 7/24/2014 11:57:17 PM
while India remains a country with alarmingly high infections, accounting for 51 percent of all AIDS-related deaths in Asia. Indonesia’s new HIV infections, meanwhile, have risen 48 percent since 2005. Meanwhile, the U.N. predicts that AIDS will no ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate: Threat to Nigeria’s economic aspiration
Businessday - 7/27/2014 12:09:14 AM
According to the latest report on Nigeria by McKinsey Global Institute, Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world’s top 20 ... estimated Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate at 3.4 per cent. Also, current statistics from the National HIV Sero ...
UN Report Highlights Positive Trends, Ongoing Concerns in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
McMahon Publishing Infectious Disease Special Edition - 7/28/2014 3:28:29 AM
... have fallen by 58% since 2001 and dropped below 200,000 for the first time in the 21 most affected countries in Africa. And, deaths from HIV/AIDS have been reduced by 20% (to 1.5 million annually) over the past 3 years, according to the report ...
HIV/AIDS mortality rate rising by 11pc annually in Pakistan
Pakistan Observer - 7/22/2014 8:53:33 PM
while tuberculosis deaths declined by 3.7pc. Pakistan, however, is experiencing the opposite with HIV/AIDS, according to the study. “Increasingly, more people have died from HIV/AIDS since 1990. From 2000 to 2013, the country averaged a 15 per cent ...
Message for the World Day Against AIDS
Catholic News Agency - 7/27/2014 7:04:25 AM
HIV/AIDS continues to sow death in all the countries of the world. 4. The best cure is prevention to avoid infection by HIV/AIDS, which we should remember is transmitted through the triple route of blood, transmission from mother to child, and sexual contact.
AIDS: Botswana Fights to Eradicate
Guardian LV - 7/27/2014 1:56:37 AM
While Bill Clinton’s recent call to end global AIDS at the 2014 International AIDS Conference is a big task, it can be possible. There are roughly 33.4 million people who are living with HIV or AIDS around the world and since 1981, there have been 25 ...
AIDS experts blast countries with anti-gay laws
AsiaOne - 7/22/2014 8:43:24 AM
Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that allow the spread of HIV. Powerfully mixing concerns over human rights and health, the issue threatens to divide western donor ...
It takes a global village: how we got ahead in HIV control
THE CONVERSATION - 7/23/2014 6:36:21 PM
World national flags/Shuttershock When AIDS first emerged in the early 1980s, HIV infection was a death sentence. But a global effort ... far we have come in the long journey from AIDS to HIV. Countries such as Australia that moved decisively to introduce ...
Op-ed: Vladimir Putin's AIDS Crisis
Advocate - 7/23/2014 9:49:38 PM
Their untimely deaths come on the heels of headlines documenting ... ranking ninth in the world alongside developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa with the world’s highest HIV/AIDS infection rates. Today there are an estimated 820,000 people with ...
The Health Wrap: HIV/AIDS; environmental health; sugar wars
Crikey - 7/25/2014 7:24:05 PM
Grief and shock hit an international conference on HIV and AIDS being held in Australia – AIDS 2014 – when the news emerged that some of the world’s leading HIV/AIDS ... included reports that while AIDS deaths are falling, resistance to ...