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 Malaria Day - most deaths are children
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 4/26/2015 2:59:23 AM
In a press release issued two days ahead of this year's global observance of World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO), warned that despite “dramatic declines” in malaria cases and deaths since ... framework for countries to develop ...
Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery
Medical Xpress - 4/26/2015 10:47:40 PM
Just under a third of all deaths in 2010 (32·9%, 16·9 million deaths) were from conditions treatable with surgery - well surpassing the number of deaths from HIV / AIDS ... in the poorest countries, where over a third of the world's population lives.
The Lancet: Five Billion People Globally Lack Access to Safe, Affordable Surgery; Commission Releases Recommendations to Address
Bloomberg - 4/26/2015 10:54:49 PM
Just under a third of all deaths in 2010 (32.9%, 16.9 million deaths) were from conditions treatable with surgery – well surpassing the number of deaths from HIV / AIDS ... in the poorest countries, where over a third of the world’s population lives.
World Malaria Day: call to close gaps in prevention and treatment to defeat malaria
WHO - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
Increased political commitment and greater funding have averted more than 4 million malaria deaths since 2001, and 55 of the 97 countries and territories with ongoing malaria transmission are on track to meet the current World Health Assembly target of ...
World Malaria Day Brings Scourge into Spotlight
Laboratory Equipment - 4/24/2015 2:11:39 AM
the World Health Organization’s assistant director-general for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases. For all the proven preventative measures and treatments, the deaths remain a constant in certain tropical countries with ...
We don’t know how many people around the world are living in poverty
Quartz - 4/20/2015 1:29:17 PM
We live in a era of big data, but developing countries are suffering from a data drought: governments and the international community know less about the world’s poorest than ... and the number of people living with HIV/AIDS could have been overstated ...
How To Defeat Malaria, By WHO
The Guardian - Nigeria - 4/25/2015 4:26:28 AM
It said despite dramatic declines in malaria cases and deaths since 2000 ... WHO Assistant Director-General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Dr. Hiroki Nakatani, said: “As we celebrate World Malaria Day on April ...
Safe surgery unavailable to 5 billion people, study finds
CBC - 4/26/2015 10:26:11 PM
The report, which appeared Sunday in the online edition of The Lancet, contains an estimate that nearly a third of deaths in 2010 ... six per cent occur in the poorest countries, where over a third of the world's population lives, the study's authors ...
Fight against malaria must be taken to 'next level', UN agency urges ahead of World Day
Big News Network - 4/24/2015 11:37:09 AM
In a press release issued two days ahead of this year"s global observance of World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO), warned that despite "dramatic declines" in malaria cases and deaths since ... General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria ...
Ecuador May Become The Next Country To Decriminalize Drug Use
The Huffington Post - 4/20/2015 5:58:18 AM
Should the bill pass, Ecuador would be the second Latin American country to take a dramatic step toward reform in a region of the world that's been devastated ... drug-induced deaths and rates of HIV/AIDS have declined, while the number of people receiving ...
World malaria day: More political commitment and funding still needed
Vatican Radio - 4/25/2015 11:07:20 AM
In a press release, the World Health Organization (WHO), warned that despite “dramatic declines” in malaria cases and deaths since 2000 ... the WHO Assistant Director-General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases.
SAARC countries to strengthen health cooperation
Domain-b - 4/24/2015 3:04:45 PM
The ministers committed themselves to set up a SAARC Supra National Reference Laboratory for TB and HIV/AIDS ... The countries resolved to promote access to medicines, including through the use of flexibilities under TRIPS agreement (World Trade ...
What democracy looks like from the Roof of Africa
The Vancouver Sun - 4/24/2015 3:04:45 PM
It’s not possible for an outsider to fully understand Lesotho politics, but it helps to know that in this country ... Estimated HIV-AIDS rate: 23 per cent. Estimated number of people living with HIV-AIDS: 358,000. Estimated HIV-AIDS deaths annually ...
Stop the Virus by Going Viral
blog.aids.gov - 4/17/2015 4:46:06 PM
Imagine symptoms of a virus showing up, slowly causing patient deaths, and baffling doctors. Suddenly, this virus mutates and spreads, but remains undetected. More cases develop in many countries, then the world takes ... reality of HIV/AIDS and it ...
The case for keeping viral hepatitis in the SDGs
Asianscientist - 4/24/2015 2:33:08 AM
AsianScientist (Apr. 24, 2015) - By Joel Adriano - Globally, viral hepatitis kills an estimated 1.5 million people each year—a death toll comparable to HIV/AIDS. The chronic disease ... urgency has resulted in several countries making very little ...