Country Comparison > HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS > TOP 20

RankCountryHIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
1South Africa5,600,000
8United States1,200,000
16Cote d'Ivoire450,000

Definition: This entry gives an estimate of all people (adults and children) alive at yearend with HIV infection, whether or not they have developed symptoms of AIDS.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS map

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No Hope for AIDS-Free Generation in Uganda as Controversial HIV Bill is Signed into Law
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Uganda: No Hope for Aids-Free Generation in Uganda As Controversial HIV Bill Is Signed Into Law
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With Advance in HIV Treatment, Survivors Face Other Disease Risks
Med India - 8/19/2014 6:40:07 PM
As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries ... People Living with HIVLarge-scale HIV treatment and prevention programs have substantially lowered the rates of HIV infection and deaths from HIV/AIDS.

Kenya ranked fourth worldwide in HIV infections
Daily Nation - 8/20/2014 7:36:12 PM
Kenya has the fourth highest number of Aids infections in the world. The HIV prevalence in the country stands at 1.6 million people ... An estimated 191,840 of the people living with the HIV virus in Kenya are children. Some 58,465 people died of HIV ...

HIV law: after assent, Museveni under fire
The Observer - 8/22/2014 4:39:03 AM
The law has been publicly criticised by officials leading HIV response in the country such as the Aids Control Programme ... the executive director of the National Forum of People Living with HIV/Aids Networks in Uganda (NAFOPHANU). Kentutsi added that ...

AIDS 2014: Guidelines, targets and resources
Nam Aidsmap - 8/18/2014 11:56:16 PM
This would mean that 72.9% of the entire world population of people living with HIV would have an undetectable ... the evidence suggests that it is possible to end AIDS. For instance, there are a few countries in Africa – Ethiopia and Malawi for instance ...

Kenya launches an ambitious HIV prevention road map
UNAIDS - 8/21/2014 3:38:48 PM
In 2013, an estimated 1.6 million people were living with HIV in Kenya ... for other countries’ efforts." "We are encouraged by the wide support and commitment for this new paradigm from the Government of Kenya and all partners in the AIDS response.

HIV/AIDS Afflicts Migrants Living in Wealthy Countries
Voice of America - 12/1/2012 4:07:45 PM
To mark this year's World AIDS Day, IOM is focusing on the plight ... Data shows the total number of people living with HIV has increased in the last 10 years in high-income countries in North America and Europe. The International Organization for ...

Region 7 ranks 3rd in HIV prevalence
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People living with HIV/AIDS in Dumaguete City seek treatment in Cebu ... Meanwhile, Cancino said the Philippines is among seven countries in the world with the highest incidence increase – 25 percent – of HIV positive cases as of last count Cancino ...

World Aids Day: Living with HIV
The Independent - 11/26/2011 11:20:35 PM
the number of people living with HIV has reached a record 34 million. Thanks to antiretroviral drugs, which almost 50 per cent of people with the virus can now access, the number of Aids-related deaths around the world stands at 1.8 million a year – its ...

Advancing an AIDS-Free Generation by Accelerating Children’s Treatment
The White House President Barack Obama - 8/21/2014 3:03:00 PM
The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ... income countries. While TAF has not yet been approved for use, the MPP announcement reflects the importance of ensuring rapid access to new lower-dose HIV medicines for people living with HIV ...

People with HIV Living Longer
Dubai Chronicle - 7/23/2014 4:46:00 AM
Anti-retroviral drugs has helped HIV-positive people from developed countries to live ... of the end of the AIDS epidemic”. Last year, UNAIDS estimated, there were 35 million people living with HIV around the world, but only about 12.9 million are ...

Protection of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
Punch - 12/7/2013 10:52:26 PM
WHO statistics show that in 2012, there were 35.3 million people living with HIV/AIDS ... low- and middle-income countries. Stigmatisation and discrimination are still major issues and barriers to voluntary testing. But the world is dealing with ...

Detroiter Benton Tapped to Lead AIDS Partnership Michigan Public Campaign
Michigan Chronicle - 8/20/2014 7:50:31 PM
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‘Don't stigmatize people living with HIV/Aids’
New Vision - 3/23/2014 9:41:00 AM
... an HIV/Aids activist after living with infected people in his home area in Bengal and saw the need to help fight the disease. “HIV/Aids is deadlier than cancer,” he said. The campaigner hopes to reach 191 countries in his crusade against, having ...

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