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
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.
How AIDS Is Threatening To Devastate The World’s Youngest Country
Think Progress - 7/24/2014 3:50:32 PM
but civilians and international organizations are being left in the dark because of the difficulty of tracking the disease and spreading awareness in the midst of the country’s ongoing civil war. Researchers with the South Sudan HIV/AIDS Commission claim ...
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
New Kerala - 7/18/2014 6:13:39 PM
A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... the world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 HIV ...
HIV/ AIDS Cure & Treatment Update 2014
The Latin Post - 7/30/2014 6:35:13 PM
But according to the UN, AIDS/HIV could be controlled by 2030 and ended "in every region, in every country." the AIDS conference in Australia is giving the world a view at many ... HIV/AID-related illness and death affects the entire community, which ...
Nigeria: Report Scores Nigeria Low on HIV/Aids Control
AllAfrica - 7/28/2014 7:17:33 AM
According to report, in every region of the world, there are three or four countries that bear the ... are not receiving HIV treatment. Also, Nigeria has the highest number of AIDS related deaths, globally, in 2013. The country is closely followed by ...
UNAIDS, ASLM, partners launch initiative to improve HIV diagnostics
World Stage - 7/30/2014 6:13:44 PM
Partners in the initiative include UNAIDS, the World ... of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, it’s essential that all people have access to high-quality HIV laboratory services, both for accurate HIV diagnosis and treatment monitoring. Building a country’s ...
AIDS Conference Mourns the Dead, Debates Setbacks
Inter Press Service - 7/24/2014 11:57:17 PM
while India remains a country with alarmingly high infections, accounting for 51 percent of all AIDS-related deaths in Asia. Indonesia’s new HIV infections, meanwhile, have risen 48 percent since 2005. Meanwhile, the U.N. predicts that AIDS will no ...
Message for the World Day Against AIDS
Catholic News Agency - 7/27/2014 7:04:25 AM
HIV/AIDS continues to sow death in all the countries of the world. 4. The best cure is prevention to avoid infection by HIV/AIDS, which we should remember is transmitted through the triple route of blood, transmission from mother to child, and sexual contact.
HIV epidemic 'smaller' than UN estimates: report
Medical Xpress - 7/21/2014 11:53:41 PM
Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save ... tracked the rate of new infections, deaths and numbers of people living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 188 countries over the period 1990 to 2013. They found the world's malaria burden, while shrinking, was ...
HIV/AIDS mortality rate rising by 11pc annually in Pakistan
Pakistan Observer - 7/22/2014 8:53:33 PM
while tuberculosis deaths declined by 3.7pc. Pakistan, however, is experiencing the opposite with HIV/AIDS, according to the study. “Increasingly, more people have died from HIV/AIDS since 1990. From 2000 to 2013, the country averaged a 15 per cent ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate: Threat to Nigeria’s economic aspiration
Businessday - 7/27/2014 12:09:14 AM
According to the latest report on Nigeria by McKinsey Global Institute, Nigeria has the potential to be one of the world’s top 20 ... estimated Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate at 3.4 per cent. Also, current statistics from the National HIV Sero ...
It takes a global village: how we got ahead in HIV control
THE CONVERSATION - 7/23/2014 6:36:21 PM
World national flags/Shuttershock When AIDS first emerged in the early 1980s, HIV infection was a death sentence. But a global effort ... far we have come in the long journey from AIDS to HIV. Countries such as Australia that moved decisively to introduce ...
AIDS: Botswana Fights to Eradicate
Guardian LV - 7/27/2014 1:56:37 AM
While Bill Clinton’s recent call to end global AIDS at the 2014 International AIDS Conference is a big task, it can be possible. There are roughly 33.4 million people who are living with HIV or AIDS around the world and since 1981, there have been 25 ...
World AIDS forum opens with tribute for plane dead
Raw Story - 7/20/2014 5:49:48 PM
Historians generally put fatalities from World War 1, military and civilian, at between 15 and 17 million. In 2013, around 35 million people around the world had HIV, 1.5 million died of an AIDS-related ... people in poor countries had seized the lifeline ...