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
HIV/AIDS: Bold new goal for 2020 set at UN AIDS summit
IRIN - 5/19/2013 11:53:02 PM
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a global commitment to eliminate AIDS by 2020. “That is our goal – zero new infections, zero stigma and zero AIDS-related deaths,” Ban ... who has been living HIV for 25 years. “World leaders are wavering ...
After a decade, global AIDS program looks ahead
FOX News - 5/22/2013 1:09:25 AM
AIDS-related deaths were 1.7 million, down from 2.3 million in 2005. Jennifer Kates, director of global health and HIV policy at Kaiser, said most countries where the program operates have yet to reach the "tipping point," where new infections ...
UN: AIDS Deaths Down, Treatment Up in Africa
Voice of America - 5/21/2013 4:26:51 PM
A new United Nations report says AIDS-related deaths in Africa are falling while the number of Africans getting treatment for the AIDS virus is on the rise. The report from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS says the number of people ...
UGANDA: AIDS leading cause of death in war-ravaged north - World Vision
IRIN - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
"World Vision found that HIV/AIDS was the leading cause for death, constituting 69 percent of deaths in ... It said children were the main victims of a war that had cost the country more than US $100 million annually, an amount of money larger than the ...
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
One in ten South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths are falling as ramped-up treatment begins to have an impact, the country’s official statistics ... since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme.
Great strides are reported in eradicating AIDS/HIV in Africa
Catholic Online - 5/22/2013 6:56:00 PM
AIDS-related deaths, rates of infection drop ... across borders and across diseases," he added. AIDS and HIV still continue to ravage the African continent, more affected by HIV than any other region of the world, accounting for 69 percent of people ...
After a decade of success, global AIDS program looks to the future
The Vancouver Sun - 5/23/2013 4:38:48 PM
New infections that year reached 2.5 million, down 20 per cent from 2001. AIDS-related ... of the "huge mismatch" between the positive science and rhetoric on fighting AIDS and the money available. Since 2009 the funding for bilateral and ...
WORLD AIDS DAY, 2012
The White House President Barack Obama - 5/24/2013 11:18:29 PM
On World AIDS Day, more than 30 years after the ... It requires commitment from partner countries, coupled with support from donors, civil society, people living with HIV, faith-based organizations, the private sector, foundations, and multilateral ...
Message for the World Day Against AIDS
Catholic News Agency - 5/23/2013 8:39:12 AM
26.7% of centres for the provision of care in relation to HIV/AIDS in the world are Catholic based. Local Churches, religious institutions and lay associations have promoted very many projects and programmes dealing with training and education, prevention ...
Saving the Lives of Women Worldwide
The Huffington Post - 5/12/2013 2:35:50 PM
Women represent 49 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide ... and Chair of the Global Health Program at the Meridian International Center. Dr. Blumenthal served for more than 20 years in senior health leadership positions in the federal ...
How AIDS changed global health forever
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/22/2013 9:37:39 AM
The developing world bears an extraordinarily inequitable burden of infectious disease, 90 per cent of it, and yet these countries represent just 12 per cent of all health spending. AIDS is a classic example. Of the 30 million AIDS deaths since the virus ...
The Increasing Problem of AIDS Orphans in Africa
The Epoch Times - 5/21/2013 7:04:20 PM
... UNICEF has included an indicator related to the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in its “child risk measure.” “The staggering number of African children already orphaned due to disease is only the beginning of a crisis of gargantuan proportions…and the ...
Global AIDS Program Reaches Crossroads Amid Reality Of Economic Recovery And Budget Cuts
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 7:08:31 AM
The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief grew out of an unlikely partnership between President George W. Bush and lawmakers led by the Congressional Black Caucus. It has come to represent what Washington can do when it puts politics aside ...
Youth organizations form a pact for social transformation in the AIDS response
unaids.org - 5/23/2013 4:38:48 PM
Against this backdrop, UNAIDS brought together 12 global and regional youth organizations working on HIV, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and lesbian, gay and transgender ... A pact for social transformation took place in Hammamet ...
One in 10 South Africans HIV positive
Times of India - 5/14/2013 4:49:28 PM
CAPE TOWN: One in 10 South Africans is HIV positive but AIDS-related deaths ... country's official statistics agency said on Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world's ...