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
World backs India against ‘bully’ US
Times of India - 1/25/2015 2:45:37 AM
This petition has gathered over 870,000 signatures from across the world both from developing and developed countries ... diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, cancer and diabetes, which are among the biggest causes of death and suffering."
A peep into Zambia’s mortality trends
Times of Zambia - 1/24/2015 3:32:45 PM
Today, fewer people are dying from measles and diarrheal diseases in Zambia, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of trend data from 188 countries ... were HIV/AIDS related, malaria and pneumonia, accounting for 41 per cent of all deaths in 2013.
Uganda: How Countries Can Best Manage Global Fund Aid
AllAfrica - 1/26/2015 5:43:24 AM
With 140,000 new HIV cases annually and 63,000 deaths due to the virus by 2012, Uganda is among the HIV/Aids high-burden ... to help low-income countries fight the disease. This pool is known as the Global Fund and is the world's largest public health ...
Empowering Girls in the Worst Countries for Gender Equality
The Huffington Post - 1/21/2015 2:28:53 AM
The World Economic ... of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries. Give women better contraceptive options, and they will be able to make better choices, helping to combat unsafe abortions and conditions like the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Asia-Pacific Can Lead World To End AIDS Epidemic – OpEd
Eurasia Review - 1/26/2015 6:47:49 AM
Now, 15 years later, new HIV infections are down significantly worldwide, while access to treatment has cut the number of AIDS-related deaths by more than a third ... the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the United Nations Development ...
Bill & Melinda Gates’ ‘Big Bet’: They want us to join them
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 1/23/2015 8:10:07 AM
“The lives of people in poor countries will ... in the developing world. “We won’t be able to completely eradicate malaria by the year 2030,” they write, “but we will have the tools we need to do so.” With the HIV-AIDS epidemic in southern ...
End Energy Poverty and Empower Women
Forbes - 1/22/2015 11:27:34 PM
Energy poverty has left more than 1 billion people in developing countries without access to proper healthcare. According to the World ... deaths a year, easily making it the most critical environmental killer humans face – more death than Malaria, HIV ...
Health eVillages' lifesaving mobile apps now active in 6 countries
mhealthnews.com - 1/19/2015 3:17:12 PM
Health eVillages is currently active in six countries throughout the world. Clinicians use its mobile devices and content to access decision support information for infant and maternal health, internal medicine, tropical medicine, HIV/AIDS, pediatrics ...
Kidney Failure: A Chronic Threat On The Rise
Leadership - 1/25/2015 1:05:24 AM
The increasing burden of chronic kidney disease (CDK), and end-stage renal disease presents a challenge for both developed and emerging countries ... and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The World Health Organization (WHO) statistics reveals that the death rate ...
Dr. Margaret Chan speech at the opening of the 136th session of the Executive Board
ReliefWeb - 1/26/2015 1:00:03 PM
The world ... countries, most adolescent deaths follow traffic injuries. In the Eastern Mediterranean, war or conflict is the leading cause of deaths in youth. For girls in South-East Asia, it is suicide. In sub-Saharan Africa, it is HIV/AIDS.
Gates Foundation wants you to become a global citizen
City Press - 1/22/2015 3:27:57 PM
More people will also be treated for HIV/Aids and the number of people with the virus will start going down, they say. They predict that child deaths will be halved in the next 15 years. “In 1990, one in ten children in the world died before age 5.
Comment: Race is on to find affordable health
The Scotsman - 1/21/2015 11:57:23 PM
With more than 8,000 deaths ... countries face constraints in terms of the extent to which health products can be brought to patients, or patients brought to health products. For example, in South Africa and Zimbabwe, getting all deserving patients on to ...
One Million Deaths by Parasites
PLOS BLOGS - 1/16/2015 7:09:49 PM
However, it is likely that deaths resulting from helminth infections were under estimated. For example, ascariasis and trichuriasis are important causes of protein-energy malnutrition in developing countries ... yet none of the world’s almost 400,000 ...
Health crisis worsens in eastern Ukraine, WHO warns
worldbulletin.net - 1/17/2015 7:12:48 AM
the death toll from the conflict between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists stood at 4,808, with 10,468 wounded, based on reports from morgues and hospitals. At least 32,500 people are living with HIV/AIDS in Donetsk and Luhansk and ...
Economic Challenges Could Determine Who Zambia Elects As New President
Ventures - 1/20/2015 9:39:34 AM
After Sata’s death in October Vice-President Guy Scott took over on acting capacity. Scott became Africa’s first white head of state since FW de Klerk in apartheid South Africa. Under Zambia laws, Scott is not eligible to contest the country’s top ...