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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HIV/AIDS patients allege diversion of funds by FCT committee
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Malawi Makes Strides On HIV National Response
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U.S. Pumps Billions of Dollars into HIV Care Worldwide
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HIV was once widely perceived to be a death sentence—but today, more than 35 million people are living with HIV. That's as many people as have died from AIDS ... countries hit hardest by HIV, access to ART drugs increased tenfold from 2002 to 2008, the ...

Anti-gay laws undermine fight against HIV/AIDS in Caribbean – experts
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 4/9/2014 10:53:54 AM
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Ghana AIDS Commission commends media on HIV/AIDs response
Ghana News Agency - 4/10/2014 4:57:47 PM
This relatively low prevalence translates into 235,982 Persons Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) in Ghana ... Dr Poku said Ghana is among 22 countries in the world that recorded over 50 per cent decline in their HIV prevalence during the period under ...

New Film About HIV/AIDS Seeks Backers; Civic Duty Responds, Giving Life to Vital Project
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Senate Outlaws Stigmatisation of HIV Victims, Prescribes Two-year Jail Term
This Day Live - 4/11/2014 12:00:07 AM
The Senate yesterday passed a bill seeking to outlaw stigmatisation and discrimination against people ... in many countries of the world. "In the countries that are worst affected, including our dear country, Nigeria, the impact of HIV and AIDS has eroded ...

Russia's Anti-Gay Law: Fueling an AIDS Crisis
World Policy Institute - 4/14/2014 4:45:53 PM
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia ignited a conflict-ridden and violent discussion about the status of LGBT rights in the country. News of hate ... From 2002 to 2012, the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Russia has increased an astounding ...

Ghana Makes Progress In HIV/AIDS Fight-GAC
Spy Ghana - 4/16/2014 12:15:40 AM
The Technical Manager of the Ghana AIDS Commission ... the HIV infections by 2015 using 2010 as the baseline, with a virtual elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV, as well as sustaining and scaling up the proportion of People Living With ...

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response
Edge on the Net - 4/9/2014 11:32:41 PM
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country ... and young people’s ability to not just transform their own lives, but the lives of their peers and the world. After a nationwide search, 10 Youth Ambassadors were selected ...

A nurse is accused of spreading HIV in Uganda
Times Media Group - 4/14/2014 8:10:29 AM
But in the course of her trial - on the revised charge of criminal negligence - the nurse is attracting sympathy and emerging as the apparent victim of rampant stigma in a country that ... rights of people living with HIV and AIDS in Uganda and beyond ...

Toddler with HIV Cured, Hope in Fight against AIDS Rises
The North Africa Post - 4/10/2014 12:22:47 AM
According to some experts, the Mississippi child would be the second well-documented case of a cure in the world. The first patient ... treatment will develop into AIDS. There are currently 34.2 million people living with HIV worldwide, and every day ...

Guatemala makes progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS
InfoSur Hoy - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
GUATEMALA CITY – Four of every 10 people infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Central America live in Guatemala ... of MSPAS’ HIV/AIDS Program. Panama and Guatemala are the two Central American countries with the largest prevalence ...

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