|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
Lagging Worldwide Breastfeeding Rates Keep Newborn Lives At Risk
Forbes - 7/29/2016 3:29:30 PM
About half of all newborns across the world do not begin breastfeeding within an hour after ... While women in developed countries such as the U.S., Canada, Australia, most of Europe and similarly economically secure regions can usually choose breast ...
China asks South Sudan to punish those responsible for Chinese peacekeeper deaths
Reuters - 7/30/2016 4:01:07 AM
The Sudanese minister Deng Alor Kuol expressed grief over the deaths and promised to quickly investigate ... of the northern Sudanese government and sold it weapons, but the country split in half and China had to reestablish relations with a sceptical ...
Lack of exercise costs world $67.5B and 5M lives a year
FOX News - 7/28/2016 12:03:06 PM
Such inactivity is estimated to cause more than 5 million deaths a year - almost as many as smoking, which the World Health Organization (WHO ... said the costs occur largely in wealthier countries, but as poorer countries develop, so too will the economic ...
Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Albany Democrat-Herald - 7/20/2016 5:38:53 AM
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of HIV/AIDS deaths worldwide each year has fallen since peaking in 2005, but the number of new HIV infections is up in 74 countries, according to a new study. Deaths from HIV/AIDS fell to 1.2 million in ...
New in paperback: 'Around the World in 50 Years'
Chicago Tribune - 7/26/2016 11:54:08 PM
Albert Podell details his two record-setting accomplishments of taking the longest automobile journey around the world and visiting every country on earth. Podell writes about the dangerous weather, riots, revolutions, unique foods and the deaths of three ...
Which country do you think has the tallest people? No, it’s not the US
Hindustan Times - 7/28/2016 10:51:31 AM
Researchers at Imperial College London used data from around the world to track the ... National statistics on height can be affected not only by diet and medicine, but also by waves of immigration from countries where people are relatively taller or ...
World Hepatitis Day: Only one in 100 patients gets treatment
Governance now - 7/28/2016 6:40:58 AM
On World Hepatitis Day, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged countries across the globe to take action ... to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.” Around the world 400 million people are infected ...
Physical Inactivity Cost The World $67.5 Billion In One Year
vocativ.com - 7/28/2016 8:45:39 PM
“Physical inactivity is recognized as a global pandemic that not only leads to diseases and early deaths, but imposes a major ... the researchers collected data from 142 countries, representing 93.2 percent of the world’s population, and estimated ...
HSE issue alert as five deaths are linked to powerful designer drug
Sunday World - 7/28/2016 5:46:41 PM
It seems that the deaths have occurred after users have either smoked or injected the drug. “This has occurred over the last number of years in other European countries. Overdose results in respiratory depression which is reversible with naloxone.
Understanding Sudden Deaths
This Day Live - 7/28/2016 5:32:23 PM
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines sudden deaths as death occurring within 24 hours of an abrupt change in one’s previous clinical status, adding that it was becoming prevalent in sub-Sahara African countries like Nigeria. Sudden death is said ...