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
President’s Malaria Initiative Strategy 2015–2020
ReliefWeb - 2/27/2015 1:45:01 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the scale-up of malaria control interventions between 2001 and 2013 resulted in an estimated 4.3 million fewer malaria deaths ... Hyde Global Leadership against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act ...
Andriukaitis: Ebola highlights Africa's health challenges
EurActiv.com - 3/3/2015 8:06:49 AM
What are your impressions following your recent trip to the Ebola-hit countries ... and 9,200 deaths to date, there are other serious, long-running health threats affecting this part of the world, notably malaria, Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS.
The global impact of neglected tropical diseases
Daily News Egypt - 3/4/2015 8:05:38 AM
Every year, a group of 17 diseases makes life “miserable” for more than 1 billion people, reports the World Health Organization ... in the poorest developing countries, where attention has been placed on defeating HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Cancer the leading cause of deaths in SD?
observer.org.sz - 2/22/2015 1:00:50 AM
According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancers figure ... Although unconfirmed, cancer seems to be the leading cause of deaths in the country now as opposed to HIV/AIDS. Asked on this issue, Deputy Director of Health Services ...
Global studies in Health Affairs' March issue
Phys.org - 3/4/2015 2:10:42 PM
Deaton of Princeton University (US) and co-author A large share of Western aid to developing countries ... following World War II, suffered health-related setbacks in the closing years of the twentieth century as a result of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Violence may cause cancer, mental illness and obesity
The World Bank - 3/1/2015 11:54:05 PM
Although homicide rates have been falling around the world since 2000 ... and children – and early death.” The report goes on to say that “Many leading causes of death such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and HIV/AIDS are the result of victims ...
Nigeria: UNAIDS Hails Nigeria On Anti-Discrimination Law
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 11:56:27 PM
Lagos — As the world commemorates the Zero Discrimination ... to people living with or affected by HIV and ensures that the country ends the AIDS epidemic by 2030." Camara said the HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act 2014 makes it illegal to discriminate ...
Nigeria Is On A Winning Path Against AIDS – Idoko
Leadership - 3/2/2015 5:16:12 AM
Between 2005 and 2013, Nigeria’s policies and actions have led to the decline of new HIV infections in Nigeria by 35 per cent and remains in tandem with other sub-saharan countries ... largest paediatric HIV/AIDS burden in the world.
Addressing the increasing incidence of cancer
NATIONAL MIRROR - 2/22/2015 11:19:26 PM
In contrast, deaths from infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS will decline by seven million ... plague us here in Nigeria and many of African countries are inverse to what obtain in other parts of the world due to advances in and conquests of medical sciences.
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis combined ... But why should wealthy Western countries care about pollution in the developing world? “Our economy is global, and so are the pollutants ...
Top 10 countries with most improved child mortality rates
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/23/2010 11:59:37 PM
In Ethiopia, the under-5 mortality rate in 1990 was 202 per 1,000 live births, one of the highest rates in the world ... programs to combat HIV/AIDS." The study shows that 31 developing countries are on pace to reduce child deaths by 66 percent in 2015 ...
DKT International Served 28 Million Couples in 2014: Empowering Women to take Control of their Fertility with Family Planning
Business Wire - 3/4/2015 3:07:58 PM
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International Women's Day offers us a time to reflect on how we can further improve the health and well-being of women around the world ... family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention across 20 countries around the globe.
Statement by the President on the Death of Kayla Jean Mueller
The White House President Barack Obama - 3/2/2015 6:02:08 PM
At this time of unimaginable suffering, the country shares in their grief. Kayla dedicated her life to helping others in need at home and around the world. In Prescott, Arizona, she volunteered at a women’s shelter and worked at an HIV/AIDS clinic.
How a Hotline Grew Into a Formidable Force in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Yahoo News - 3/2/2015 7:13:43 PM
To help their neighbors figure out what was happening, a handful of people, armed only with the few facts they had but an abundance of emotional support, started the first HIV/AIDS hotline in the country ... idea that it was a death sentence,” says ...
Matthew Lester: Budget 2015/16 – Is the new South Africa sustainable?
Fin24 - 2/26/2015 4:19:30 PM
Perhaps the biggest disgrace in the Nkandla debacle is that it has turned our political leaders attention away from a country in crisis ... administration is tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic. South Africa’s HIV/AIDS death rate has halved in 9 years.