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
Hepatitis C medicines must be made accessible faster than HIV drugs were
theguardian.com - 3/7/2014 6:46:42 AM
It took decades for HIV/Aids drugs to reach the world's poorest – history must not be repeated with hepatitis C treatments A public health showdown is brewing over a virus that affects the lives of millions of people every year. The face-off ...
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
Tremendous efforts to combat Aids are being mounted around South Africa by local, provincial and national government agencies, as well as myriad nongovernmental organisations, by creating awareness around the disease, promoting behaviour change and ...
HIV Designer Cures
Guardian LV - 3/6/2014 7:52:19 AM
In an effort to cure HIV/AIDS, researchers have investigated the possibility of creating designer immunotherapies that would specifically use the body’s own immune response to eliminate the HIV virus. This research comes at a particularly critical time ...
Gene therapy may offer 'functional' cure for HIV
Orlando Sentinel - 3/5/2014 9:58:11 PM
(Reuters) - A strategy to genetically modify cells from people infected with HIV could become a way to control the virus that causes AIDS without using antiviral drugs, according to results from an early-stage trial that were published on Wednesday.
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six years, and countries with some of the highest ... Last year, more than 34 million people around the world were living with HIV. A total of 2.5 million people became newly infected ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
On Wednesday, in the runup to World Aids Day on 1 December, UNAids said an estimated 35.3 million people worldwide were living with HIV last ... of Aids-related deaths had dropped from 2.3m in 2005 to 1.6m last year. Twenty-six countries have shown more ...
The ‘Broken Promises’ by Rich Countries on HIV/AIDS (Video)
Care2 (blog) - 11/20/2011 11:56:20 PM
In 2005, the leaders of the world’s richest countries ... would flow annually to developing countries due to saved lives and reduced infections. For the first time in the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS, the opportunity to curb the spread of ...
World AIDS Day: South Africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight
The Grio - 12/1/2012 2:20:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the early 90s when South Africa’s Themba Lethu clinic could only treat HIV/AIDS patients for opportunistic ... are readily available on World AIDS Day 2012 in sub-Saharan Africa where deaths from AIDS-related causes have ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:57:08 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
Remarks by the President on World AIDS Day
The White House President Barack Obama - 12/2/2013 8:28:02 PM
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody ... I especially want to welcome ministers from our partner countries; members of my administration, including Secretary Sebelius, Secretary John Kerry; Congresswoman Barbara Lee; Mark Dybul from the Global Fund ...
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Aidsmap - 2/5/2014 11:18:30 AM
The report also finds that in 22% of the 182 countries with documented cases ... their HIV epidemics have many reasons but two factors stand out: HIV treatment unsurprisingly lags behind in countries recently torn apart by war (Sierra Leone and Liberia ...
Roads Will Be More Deadly Than HIV/AIDS In 20 Years
jalopnik.com - 2/13/2014 11:54:57 PM
With deaths from road accidents rising much faster than deaths from HIV/AIDS, you can expect that roads will be ... The Economist reports that these crashes can cost the poorest countries in the world some 10% of their GDP. Why are developing roads so ...
Basic HIV Statistics
thebody.com - 12/4/2013 11:53:16 PM
HIV and AIDS remain a persistent problem for the United States and countries around the world ... About 34 million people are living with HIV around the world. In 2011, there were about 17 million deaths in persons with AIDS, and nearly 30 million people ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News and World Report - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
... 24 percent decline in new HIV infections among children. In some countries in Africa, that number rose to 40 percent. "[Regarding] the quickening in the pace of progress, we have achieved in the past two years what took us before a whole decade," said ...
Rate of HIV infections falls by half in 25 countries - U.N. report
interaksyon.com - 11/21/2012 11:57:44 PM
The report comes days before World AIDS Day, which falls on December 1 ... with the largest drops in AIDS-related deaths being seen in countries where HIV has the strongest grip – South Africa saw 100,000 fewer deaths, Zimbabwe nearly 90,000, Kenya ...