|Rank||Country||HIV/AIDS - deaths|
|12||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||31,700|
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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
UN: 15-year push ends extreme poverty for a billion people
theguardian.com - 7/6/2015 2:49:45 PM
While the world has ... 27% of maternal deaths in developing regions between 2003 and 2009; other major complications were high blood pressure during pregnancy, complications from delivery and unsafe abortion. Progress on combating HIV/Aids, malaria ...
Why Reducing Maternal, Child Mortality Seems Difficult
Leadership - 7/6/2015 2:39:37 AM
WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the seeming difficulty in handling maternal and child deaths in the country and the ... An estimated 60,000 -70,000 children are born with HIV/AIDS infection annually in the country. According to UNAIDS report, Nigeria is ...
Shrinking aid threatens progress made in Millenium Development Goals: Experts
Economic Times - 6/24/2015 7:54:29 AM
Child mortality has plunged since the UN set a development goal of reducing under-five deaths worldwide by two-thirds, and the spread of HIV/AIDS infections have fallen ... in improving health in lower income countries after theUN Millenium Development ...
Climate change is a 'medical emergency'
Mail & Guardian Online - 7/5/2015 1:25:03 PM
By cutting carbon emissions within the next few decades, it said premature deaths from air pollution could be cut by 500 000 a year by 2030. Two-million deaths could also be saved each year by 2100. Last year the World ... cholera and HIV/Aids) and ...
New UN goals lack focus, global health experts warn
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 6/24/2015 7:04:23 AM
Child mortality has plunged since the U.N. set a development goal of reducing under-five deaths worldwide by two-thirds, and the spread of HIV/AIDS infections have fallen ... in improving health in lower income countries after the U.N. Millenium ...
MDG’s produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN report
United Nations Development Program - 7/6/2015 2:21:07 PM
Targeted investments in fighting diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and malaria have brought unprecedented results. Over 6.2 million malaria deaths have ... of the MDG targets worldwide, but progress has been uneven across regions and countries, leaving ...
Sodas may cause 184,000 global deaths a year
New Vision - 6/30/2015 8:51:48 AM
SODAS and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published ... For any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org PEOPLE living with HIV/AIDS in Lakang and Apaa villages in Amuru district have ...
Middle-income nations need to increase spending on HIV-AIDS
Live Mint - 6/25/2015 6:59:01 PM
Nearly 61% of the world’s 35 million HIV/AIDS cases live in these countries ... we already have in place will not be enough to stop deaths from AIDS increasing within five years in many countries,” said professor Peter Piot, director of the London ...
Nigeria, others unite to combat NTDs
Vanguard - 6/29/2015 11:11:59 PM
But this will only be achievable if the country invests in efforts ... disability, and deaths caused by NTDs, finding it at the same order of magnitude as the “Big Three” diseases: HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
CANCERS NOW TOP KILLER IN ZIM
newsdzezimbabwe.co.uk - 6/29/2015 6:36:59 AM
Non-communicable diseases have overtaken HIV and Aids as the leading killer in Zimbabwe, accounting for 138 000 deaths in 2014 alone ... “Traditionally, NCDs have been overshadowed by world attention on HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis.
New UN study calls for more AIDS treatment efforts amid threat of viral resurgence
Astro Awani - 6/26/2015 1:47:03 AM
UNITED NATIONS: The world ... African countries over the next 15 years would require at least a third of total government health expenditures, according to the findings of the study released by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ...
The Logistics of Staying Alive
Financial Content - 6/29/2015 11:01:50 AM
That conclusion leads us back to HIV/AIDS, the leading cause of women's deaths around the world ... much HIV medicine to that many people in the most underdeveloped countries of the world - which is PEPFAR's goal - the logistics challenges ramp up ...
Climate Changes May Eradicate 50 Years Of World Health Progress (In Depth)
CleanTechnica - 6/25/2015 4:04:14 AM
In all but three countries ... Malaria deaths have fallen by more than a quarter globally since 2000. Only half as many mothers died in live childbirth in 2010, compared to 20 years earlier. Unheard of 50 years ago, HIV/AIDS has now transited from ...
Cuba: Blazing a Trail in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Inter Press Service - 6/30/2015 8:11:50 PM
That country is Cuba, and in 2013 it recorded ... having an AIDS-free generation,” she added. According to the World AIDS Day 2014 Report, there were 35 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2013. Since the start of the epidemic in the 1980s, 39 million ...
Where the world's health aid goes
The Week Magazine - 7/1/2015 9:26:24 AM
In low-income countries, children are 12 times more ... likely because of the 2008 worldwide financial crisis. Between 1990 and 2014, child health and HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention received the most money — combined, more than half of the world's ...