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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/22/2016 5:53:48 PM
Ahead of World ... countries, current policies, regulations and medicine prices put the cure out of most people’s reach. “We need to act now to stop people from dying needlessly from hepatitis,” said Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO’s Director of the ...
Canada worst in developed world for drunk-driving deaths
Hamilton Spectator - 7/25/2016 2:51:18 PM
"We've been telling the federal government and the provinces for 20 years that Canada has one of the world's worst records among developed countries in terms of alcohol-related crash deaths. "It drives me crazy. As long as they die in ones and twos no one ...
Global HIV deaths declining, but incidence rates remain stagnant
Healio - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
Annual HIV mortality declined from 1.8 million to 1.2 million deaths since 2005 ... Although death rates and incidence declined in most countries, including those with the greatest burden of HIV/AIDS, these two measures increased in several countries ...
Punishing strike by resident doctors grinds on in Haiti
FOX News - 7/25/2016 4:21:22 AM
The Hospital of the State University of Haiti, the largest and most important public medical facility in this troubled country, is at the epicenter ... Thimothe said at least three deaths, including a pregnant woman who died outside the State University ...
HIV cases rise in 74 countries
KOCO Oklahoma City - 7/23/2016 11:57:42 PM
The study is based on findings from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study and explored the numbers of new infections, people living with HIV, deaths ... countries in Africa have the highest population growth in the world," he ...
World's largest conference on global health or development issue ends
Austrian Tribune - 7/25/2016 8:46:13 AM
contributing to an unparalleled raise in HIV/AIDS funding that make sure HIV hit people worldwide could reach antiretroviral therapy. Some years later, the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the biggest commitment by any country in the ...
Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Times and Democrat - 7/19/2016 8:53:20 AM
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of HIV/AIDS deaths worldwide each year has fallen since peaking in 2005, but the number of new HIV infections is up in 74 countries, according to a new study. Deaths from HIV/AIDS fell to 1.2 million in ...
Real World Economics: Numbers can be enlightening and misleading
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 7/23/2016 9:41:41 PM
Real World Economics: Essar Steel case is ... But the numbers for our country are not precise. The FBI and Department of Justice, which tabulate many crime statistics, do not have a separate category for killings by police. We have a decentralized policing ...
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
88.5 WFDD - 7/14/2016 8:47:56 PM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.
Hundreds killed by floods in China
The Sun Chronicle - 7/24/2016 12:07:50 PM
The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded streams, triggered landslides and destroyed homes across the country. Most of the fatalities ... of covering up the tragedy by lying about having no deaths in the area. State media later confirmed that a ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 7/24/2016 12:00:41 PM
Terror suspect dead — Indonesia’s national police said Saturday that they had confirmed through DNA testing that the country’s most wanted terrorism ... and flooding causing 26 deaths, with 34 missing, the Xinhua news agency reported.
German gun laws among world's strictest
Pal-item.com - 7/24/2016 12:19:10 AM
MUNICH — German gun laws are some of the most restrictive in the world. The country also has one of the lowest rates of gun-related deaths despite having high levels of gun ownership, a scenario that is given added significance in light of the ...