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
S. Sudan alarmed by rising HIV/AIDS prevalence rates
worldbulletin.net - 9/20/2014 5:59:11 AM
"The young populations are the backbone and future generation for this country. Statistics tell us that ... "Engaging voices of the youth in the HIV and AIDS response in South Sudan." According to the World Health Organization's 2013 report on HIV/AIDS ...
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, U.N. says
Reuters - 7/16/2014 6:20:12 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35 percent since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, U.N. member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and ...
Condoms ‘Too Small’ For Ugandan Men, New Worry About AIDS
IndiaTimes - 9/20/2014 10:52:41 AM
But rates have crept back up to 7.2 per cent in 2012. As many as 1.8 million people in the country now live with HIV, and a million children have been orphaned after their parents died of AIDS.
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN Health - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint ... people treated in China jumped 50% last year. AIDS-related deaths dropped more than 25% over the last six ...
United Nations Says HIV/AIDS Epidemic Could Come to an End by 2030
The Latin Post - 7/30/2014 2:31:50 PM
... "people-centered" approach to addressing AIDS anticipates an AIDS-free world that should restore hope in devastated communities. UNAIDS looks to reduce deaths and new cases of HIV/AIDS by 90 percent by 2030 with its "zero AIDS-related deaths" strategy.
Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country? Solving an epidemiological mystery
New Republic - 5/11/2014 11:59:09 PM
(Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreaful Record on HIV/AIDS) The second thing they tell me is why. AIDS is the same virus no matter what country ... in the United States didn’t fall to the same lows as the rest of the developed world.
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 ...
Global AIDS epidemic can be controlled by 2030, says United Nations
Daily News and Analysis - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
AIDS deaths have fallen 35% since a peak in 2005. "The world has witnessed extraordinary ... In 2011, UN member states agreed to a target of getting HIV treatment to 15 million people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage, and evidence showed ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
World AIDS Day: HIV no longer considered death sentence
4 KMOV - 12/1/2013 11:32:21 AM
In 1981, when the virus was discovered, being HIV-positive was considered a death sentence. For most patients today ... And so, on this 25th World AIDS Day, Goforth has mixed emotions. It's a day that, in the past, has been incredibly sad and traumatic ...
PEPFAR report recommends countries control own HIV/AIDS programs
Global Post - 3/1/2013 7:21:40 PM
Across partner countries ... the world. A December 2012 UNAIDS report found that between 2001 and 2011, HIV incidence in 25 countries declined by more than 50 percent and decreased by 20 percent worldwide. Since 2005, the number of AIDS-related deaths ...
HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries
Terra Daily - 7/19/2012 8:17:55 AM
Those parts of the world are seeing deaths and new infections rise "in a ... Overall, low- and middle- income countries invested $8.6 billion in responding to HIV/AIDS last year, an increase of 11 percent over 2010. International funding remained flat ...
Global Rate Of HIV Infection, AIDS-Related Deaths Dramatically Reduced: UN
The Huffington Post - 9/23/2013 3:57:19 AM
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related ... people by 2015. As countries scaled up treatment coverage and as evidence showed how treating HIV early also reduces its spread, the World Health Organization ...
World continues 'enormous progress' against AIDS
USA Today - 9/23/2013 10:31:01 AM
The world has made "enormous progress" against AIDS, with global HIV infection rates and AIDS deaths continuing to fall ... of increasing sexual risk behaviors among young people in some countries. Stigma, discrimination and "punitive laws" also continue ...
AIDS deaths and new infections continue to fall in most parts of the world
Washington Post - 11/22/2011 2:32:37 AM
The number of people dying of AIDS around the world declined last year for the ... a charity principally funded by the United States and European countries. Globally, about 2.7 million people became infected with HIV last year. That was 21 percent fewer ...