Definition: This entry gives an estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map
AHF Marks World AIDS Day with HIV Testing & Awareness Events in 32 Countries; Celebrates Milestone: 500,000 Lives in Care
Business Wire - 12/1/2015 8:26:39 AM
According to the World Health Organization, there are about 36.9 million people living with HIV/AIDS globally. In 2014 ... only about 53% of people with HIV know their status. “In countries all around the world, AHF is working to expand access to ...
World AIDS Day: Breakthrough Israeli Research Improves HIV/AIDS Treatment, Could Lead To Cure
nocamels.com - 12/1/2015 10:28:20 AM
For people living with HIV ... according to the World Health Organization. Several Israeli universities and scientific institutes have recently made strides towards new, more effective treatments and a possible cure for HIV/AIDS. In recognition of ...
China has 575,000 people with HIV/AIDS
ECNS - 12/1/2015 12:48:31 AM
Six out of every 10,000 people in China may be infected with HIV/AIDS, according to official figures revealed on Monday, the eve of World AIDS Day. The number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in China had hit 575,000 by the end of October ...
World AIDS Day: India among 10 countries facing epidemic of HIV among adolescents
Daily News and Analysis - 12/1/2015 8:19:29 AM
World AIDS Day is observed on December 1. India, China and Pakistan are among the 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific that account for 98% of youngsters aged 10 to 19 living with HIV ... and the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS warned that the AIDS epidemic ...
Finally, Life Insurance For People Living With HIV
Daily Beast - 12/1/2015 4:59:03 AM
In recognition that HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, a major insurer is going to offer individual life insurance coverage to HIV positive people ... As World AIDS Day is observed Tuesday, more than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV, the ...
Free event in Beloit raises HIV/AIDS awareness
Gazette Xtra - 11/30/2015 10:18:11 PM
BELOIT—Marc Perry still remembers the stories young people shared by candlelight about living with HIV/AIDS. The country struggled to come to terms ... it gives you a different perspective of the world,” Perry said. “It was a life-changing experience.”
Accept those living with HIV/AIDS, says Vocea
Fiji Times - 12/1/2015 6:03:29 AM
... Labasa Town this morning to mark the international World AIDS Day and national celebration at St Mary's Primary School. With banners displaying supportive messages for people living with HIV/AIDS, children, youths and adults markech on wearing 'AIDS ...
Nigeria: World Aids Day - Positive Persons Speak On Challenges, Expectations
AllAfrica - 12/1/2015 10:14:01 AM
People living with HIV/AIDs in Nigeria are faced with diverse challenges across the six geopolitical zones of the country, added with some peculiar challenges to states. As Nigeria commemorates the World AIDS Day with the rest of the world, today ...
HIV/AIDS Fast Facts
CNN - 11/30/2015 9:49:33 PM
35 million - Number of people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2013 ... December 1, 1988 -First World AIDS Day. 1999-Researchers in the United States find evidence that HIV-1 most likely originated in a population of chimpanzees in West Africa.
Cambodia on track to achieve "3 Zeros" HIV/AIDS target by 2020: deputy PM
Xinhua News Agency - 12/1/2015 4:44:44 AM
Currently, Cambodia has more than 70,000 people living with HIV/AIDS infection ... by 2020," she said during the celebration of the World AIDS Day with about 600 participants. However, she said the country needs to accelerate its efforts to reduce ...
UN health agency urges expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV
UN News Centre - 12/1/2015 10:42:39 AM
30 November 2015 – Expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV is ... WHO Assistant Director General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases. According to the agency, “the world is poised to end the ...
World AIDS Day: India slashes aid to programme after major success fighting it
The Indian Express - 12/1/2015 4:16:06 AM
It is a different matter that years later, the rate of sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS has been ... estimated 10 lakh people currently living in India with HIV (PLHIV). It had been a part of the AIDS control programmes around the world to designate all ...
Presidential Proclamation — World AIDS Day, 2015
LGBT Weekly - 12/1/2015 12:41:21 AM
Still, more than 36 million people around the world live with HIV — including nearly 3 ... my Administration released our country’s first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2010. The Strategy provided a clear framework for changing the way ...
S/African opposition EFF urges citizens to fight HIV/Aids stigma
en.starafrica.com - 12/1/2015 3:21:49 PM
South Africa’s second opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has used its World Aids Day message to highlight “the battle against the stigma associated with HIV/Aids” in the country.“Stigma sentences people living with HIV/Aids to ...
5 Things to Know on World AIDS Day
US News and World Report - 12/1/2015 5:06:13 AM
HIV-positive people who take antiretroviral medications can suppress the virus, allowing them to live a normal lifespan and reducing the risk of transmission to others. When used properly, the virus is undetected in a person's blood. The World Health ...