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
Largest Ever Dataset Of Individual Deaths In Africa & SE Asia Reveals Changing Health Of Developing World
Modern Ghana - 10/29/2014 11:10:51 AM
Largest ever data set of individual deaths in Africa & SE Asia reveals changing health of developing world an unprecedented insight into ... papers dealing with specific causes of death: HIV/AIDS, malaria, pregnancy-related, external causes (including ...
Largest ever dataset of individual deaths in Africa, SE Asia reveals changing health
Science Daily - 10/29/2014 5:01:36 PM
More than 110,000 individual deaths and their causes across 13 countries (including Ghana ... There are six multisite papers dealing with specific causes of death: HIV/AIDS, malaria, pregnancy-related factors, external causes (including accidental death ...
Largest ever dataset of causes of death
Medical Xpress - 10/29/2014 11:53:48 AM
About two thirds of deaths ... for their countries; and has wider implications for citizenship and social development. The INDEPTH dataset, which is the largest ever of its kind, shows that in Africa, while the number of deaths from HIV/AIDS has recently ...
HIV/AIDS, diarrheal disease, malaria deadlier than Ebola in Africa – survey
en.starafrica.com - 10/22/2014 10:57:41 AM
In Nigeria and South Africa, HIV/AIDS killed 480,000 in 2012, or 30% of the world total. Among Africa’s other ... treatment in 2012 than in 2009. Malaria deaths decreased in most African countries between 2010 and 2012 â€“ by 97% in both the ...
Why the World's Poorest People Aren't Getting Basic Pain Relief
Alter Net - 10/22/2014 3:26:42 AM
“Lack of access to essential medicines such as morphine or methadone for treatment violates the right to the highest attainable standard of health, which is one of the human rights conventions that all countries ... affected death from HIV/AIDS and ...
Bad And Good News About The Second Deadliest Infectious Disease
NPR News - 10/22/2014 2:03:47 PM
Ebola has rightly gripped the world's attention, but its death toll pales in comparison to other infectious diseases like tuberculosis. TB is the world's second leading infectious killer, after HIV/AIDS ... in western African countries many people are ...
HIV/AIDS Presents an Unprecedented Challenge to Developing a Vaccine
The Huffington Post - 10/29/2014 12:00:57 PM
As the world focuses on Ebola, we must not forget that HIV/AIDS presents a far greater challenge in the ... one with greater implications including life-long infection with sure death along with a tainted global blood supply -- neither of which are the ...
What’s Worse Than Ebola in West Africa? Almost Everything
Daily Beast - 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
Counseling services and treatment centers in the cities had risen from just three in the whole country ... to the World Bank, in 2012, 1.2 million Africans died of HIV/AIDS and 550,000 died of malaria. While dramatic, the number of Ebola deaths is around ...
One-in-four deaths in pregnancy due to HIV in worst-affected countries
Nam Aidsmap - 10/20/2014 11:53:08 PM
One-in-four pregnancy-related deaths is due to HIV in countries with a high HIV prevalence ... with no defined criteria for classifying a maternal death as HIV/AIDS-related, attributed 6.2% of maternal deaths to HIV in 2006 in Africa.
Why Nigeria Cannot Achieve Zero HIV/AIDS
Leadership - 10/20/2014 12:22:58 AM
Nigeria’s target of zero HIV/AIDS, Zero discrimination by 2015 is still way off the mark considering the hitches in its national response, which is mainly fund, writes WINIFRED OGBEBO Less than two months to the celebration of World AIDS Day, marked ...
The evidence on travel bans for diseases like Ebola is clear: they don't work
Vox - 10/18/2014 10:05:09 AM
and potentially harmful to the countries involved. Here's a guide to the research: 1) Travel bans in the wake of HIV/AIDS didn't stop the spread of the disease After HIV/AIDS was discovered in 1984, governments around the world imposed entry, stay and ...
Africa: Does the Carnage On S. Africa's Roads Claim More Lives Than Aids and TB?
AllAfrica - 10/23/2014 8:07:41 PM
In South Africa at least 5,000 people are killed on the ... parts of the world. Suppose a roadside memorial was to be erected for all South African crash victims in a given year, would the number exceed deaths due to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS?
The top 10 causes of death
WHO - 10/30/2014 11:52:37 AM
Q: Are cardiovascular diseases the number 1 cause of death throughout the world ... infections, HIV/AIDS, diarrhoeal diseases, malaria and tuberculosis collectively account for almost one third of all deaths in these countries. Complications of childbirth ...
UNICEF - 10/28/2014 8:56:02 AM
Child survival Education Protection HIV/AIDS ... Only seven countries have higher maternal mortality ratios, including Afghanistan, Niger and Chad. Child mortality rates are increasing. Maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world.