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
China is offering free antiviral therapy for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS
Shanghaiist - 6/24/2016 2:45:06 PM
China will offer free antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS, according to the country's top health authority. The move is good news for the estimated 575,000 people who live with HIV/AIDS in China, and should help to ...
Antiviral therapy for HIV/AIDS offered free
ECNS - 6/18/2016 10:13:03 AM
China is bringing free antiviral therapy to all citizens living with HIV/AIDS ... people". Bao Yugang, deputy Asia bureau chief of United States-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the largest NGOs for AIDS treatment and care in the world, said ...
Regional: TOY award, HIV/AIDS advocacy
goqnotes.com - 6/17/2016 3:54:51 AM
Edenton St., for HIV/AIDS ... of people living with HIV/AIDS in North Carolina. Nearly half of people living with HIV in the U.S reside in the South, while the South also had the highest rates of both new HIV diagnoses and HIV-related deaths in the country.
Record 29 million people drug-dependent worldwide
worldbulletin.net - 6/23/2016 1:56:11 PM
The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) World Drug ... the issue of HIV/AIDS, the consequences of which the UN said “continues to be devastating”. The UN research says around 14 percent of the 12 million people who inject drugs are living with HIV.
World Bank Helps Malawi Control Malnutrition in Under-Five Children
The World Bank - 6/23/2016 10:53:03 PM
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016— The World Bank ... Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Project (NHAP). The Bank’s support is in response to an April 2016 presidential appeal for emergency assistance to alleviate the suffering of about three million people due to sudden ...
Zimbabwe: Can a team of doctors end Aids by 2030?
Al JAZEERA - 6/14/2016 3:04:08 PM
Zimbabwe has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world, with more than 1.5 million people living with HIV. Although treatments are improving, stigmatisation, poor access to healthcare and expensive drugs continue to act as barriers. To end the ...
Miss Universe Gets an HIV Test to Promote National HIV Testing Day
The Huffington Post - 6/23/2016 3:11:56 AM
and prevention in her country. Ending the stigma associated with testing that exists in many parts of the world is critical to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic as it is estimated that 17.1 million of the 36.9 million people living with HIV worldwide do not ...
Rural School Intensifies Fight Against HIV/AIDS
News24 - 6/13/2016 3:05:19 PM
We want them to grow up knowing that HIV/AIDS is ... the end of the world to be living with it. Our main objective is also to remove the stigma that comes with this disease. We want to see an end to discrimination against HIV-positive people,” said ...
Health service providers 'insensitive' to teens living with HIV/AIDS
Daily Nation - 6/17/2016 7:15:17 AM
In some of those clinics, the staff mock and humiliate those living with the condition who ... is hosting more than 15,000 delegates from 10 countries. The annual event seeks to create awareness on HIV/AIDS and also to educate care givers and educators.
Top Ten Countries With HIV
livestrong.com - 9/15/2015 11:55:29 PM
there were almost 37 million people around the world living with HIV/AIDS in 2014. The spread of HIV encompasses every country, but several sub-Saharan African nations have been the hardest hit, including Swaziland, South Africa and Lesotho. Depending on ...
HIV/AIDS advocates visit NC General Assembly
Mountain Xpress - 6/10/2016 1:14:20 PM
From North Carolina AIDS Action Network: Advocates Educate the NC General Assembly at HIV/AIDS ... people living with HIV in the U.S reside in the South, while the South also had the highest rates of both new HIV diagnoses and HIV-related deaths in the ...
Assessing Gilead's Prospects In HIV/AIDS, With Comments On HCV As Well
Seeking Alpha - 6/13/2016 2:00:53 PM
He also confirmed GILD's goal is to use its SOF/VEL combo (Epclusa will be the trade name) internationally for countries ... be the world's smallest single tablet regimen for HIV/AIDS. This will aid adherence and will also appeal to smaller people; the ...
Malaria, HIV/Aids Solutions Win Big At Innovation Prize for Africa
Forbes - 6/23/2016 4:40:50 PM
A 2015 World Bank report states that an overwhelming 99% of people ... countries, hindering economic growth in the region.” Pauline Mujawamariya Koelbl, the Innovation Prize for Africa director, told me: “Most of the winners are tackling malaria and ...
World Aids Day: How Ireland is living with HIV/AIDS for more than 30 years
The Irish Times - 12/1/2014 6:42:39 AM
Today is World Aids Day. For more than 30 years Ireland has been living with HIV/Aids ... on particular groups of people – primarily, but not exclusively, men who have sex with men (MSM) and migrants, particularly those from countries where HIV is ...
Four countries eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV or syphilis
Healio - 6/10/2016 4:27:37 PM
“Thailand has turned around its epidemic and transformed the lives of thousands of women and children affected by HIV,” Michel Sidibé, executive director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ... society, people living with HIV ...