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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Sixth mass extinction? Two-thirds of wildlife may be gone by 2020: WWF
CNN - 10/28/2016 1:24:16 AM
(CNN)More than two thirds of the world's wildlife could be gone by the end of the decade ... a third of whom face extinction from overfishing. Taylor said the deaths of animals and fish across the globe weren't just a threat to biodiversity but could ...
Gaétan Dugas: 'patient zero' not source of HIV/Aids outbreak, study confirms
The Guardian - 10/26/2016 4:57:13 PM
New technique allows reconstruction of route by which HIV/Aids arrived in North America ... the subtype of HIV that is most prevalent in the western world. Called “RNA jackhammering”, the technique tackles the problem that the genetic material of ...
World Bank appoints first adviser to tackle LGBTI discrimination
Times of India - 10/28/2016 9:52:31 AM
NEW YORK: The World ... developing countries and conducts research, named Clifton Cortez to fill the position. With two decades of experience in development, Cortez most recently managed partnerships for the United Nations program on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS.
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 8:40:05 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries ... from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths.
Gold Imports by China Increase for First Time in Four Months
Bloomberg - 10/27/2016 12:52:39 PM
China, the world’s biggest gold consumer ... according to data from the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department compiled by Bloomberg. The mainland bought 64.8 tons compared with 55.2 tons in August, while exports were 19.9 tons from 13.2 tons.
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
NPR News - 7/14/2016 3:40:08 PM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.
HIV / AIDS
ourworldindata.org - 10/20/2016 5:51:28 AM
The number of AIDS-related deaths increased throughout the 1990s and ... 11 The source of funding for HIV/AIDS treatment varies across world region. Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa care for HIV/AIDS patients primarily via funding from international ...
Number of deaths due to HIV/AIDS - By Country
www.quandl.com - 9/21/2016 3:58:31 PM
This page presents current and historical data for the Number of deaths due to HIV/AIDS across all countries that it is available ... Zimbabwe 39,000.00 2012 unit 0.00% Click to download all World data in csv or json.
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Reuters - 10/27/2016 5:57:28 AM
(AUSTRALIA-ASYLUM/ (UPDATE 1, PIX, GRAPHIC), by Colin Packham, 436 words) Australian park owner speaks to families as it counts cost of deaths SYDNEY ... two of al Qaeda's most senior leaders in the country, the Pentagon says. (USA-AFGHANISTAN/AIRSTRIKE ...
Driving to an early grave
The Economist online - 1/25/2014 3:10:28 AM
The picture is repeated across Kenya as the country’s roads are upgraded ... Poor and middle-income ones will see crashes match HIV/AIDS as a cause of death by 2030 (see chart). In the very poorest, the WHO expects deaths almost to triple.
HIV/Aids mortality rate rising by 11pc annually in Pakistan: report
Dawn - 7/22/2014 5:22:58 AM
KARACHI: Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/Aids) is claiming more lives in Pakistan than ever, says a first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... since 2000. Worldwide, deaths from HIV/Aids ...
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths by hepatitis
Daily Times - 10/7/2016 11:53:28 PM
ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of World Hepatitis ... WHO's Director of the HIV/AIDS Department and Global Hepatitis Programme. “This requires a rapid acceleration of access to services and medicines for all people in need.” Some countries, however ...
World Health Statistics reports on global health goals for 194 countries
WHO - 5/13/2015 8:22:50 AM
This year’s "World Health Statistics" – published today by WHO – assesses progress towards the health-related goals in each of the 194 countries for which data are available. The results are mixed. By the end of this year if current trends continue ...
Mysterious, sudden deaths of four endangered lemurs shock and puzzle Duke researchers
Washington Post - 10/27/2016 2:32:52 PM
Four beloved lemurs, all endangered, have died at the Duke Lemur Center since Tuesday in the care of “two of the world’s foremost lemur veterinarians,” the university announced. The deaths ... are now housed around the country in zoos and ...
Roads Will Be More Deadly Than HIV/AIDS In 20 Years
Jalopnik - 2/14/2014 4:37:07 PM
As roads are getting safer and safer in rich countries ... cites the World Health Organization, which expects global deaths from car crashes to reach two million per year by 2030. That's how many people are projected to die from HIV/AIDs in that year.