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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
Rwanda: HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Decline
AllAfrica - 8/18/2014 8:04:13 AM
The world's most infectious diseases-HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and ... 70.3 per cent of them in developing countries, notes the study. In 2013, there were 7.5 million new TB cases, and the disease caused 1.4 million deaths worldwide. The most significant ...
Trangender HIV deaths rise despite drop in TN fatalities
Times of India - 8/16/2014 12:14:09 AM
consider that the latest census statistics put the number of transgenders in the country at 4.9 lakh out of a total population in excess of 120 crore. That is 0.04% of the general population. By comparison, the HIV/AIDS mortality rate for transgenders by ...
Helping Uganda’s HIV positive Women Avoid Unplanned Pregnancies
Inter Press Service - 8/18/2014 9:54:35 PM
These days she would rather be known as an “HIV/AIDS family planning campaigner”. “We need to reduce unplanned pregnancies and the HIV infection rate in our country,” Kemigisa ... of AIDS-related children’s deaths, says a study.
With Advance in HIV Treatment, Survivors Face Other Disease Risks
Med India - 8/19/2014 11:12:08 PM
As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need ... substantially lowered the rates of HIV infection and deaths from HIV/AIDS. Dr Narayan and coauthors write, "Today, with over ...
Kenya ranked fourth 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 ... and India (2.4 million), according to statistics from the UNAIDS and World Health Organisation (WHO).
New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response
TheSacramento Bee - 8/18/2014 2:16:27 PM
For example, in most low- and middle- income countries ... of HIV/AIDS information. It outlines which data matters the most, including: About amfAR amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world's leading ...
Region 7 ranks 3rd in HIV prevalence
Manila Bulletin - 8/20/2014 1:45:27 PM
Rodolfo Cancino, Jr. MI, Executive Secretary of the Episcopal Commission on Health Care of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) during a Tuesday symposium on HIV/AIDS in Dumaguete ... among seven countries in the world with the ...
One lesson for Ebola from HIV…
Punch - 8/20/2014 10:42:19 PM
As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa persists, some parallels are being drawn between the virus and HIV/AIDS ... the world had not feared infection from their patients since antibiotics had become widely available in the 1950s. Even in a country with ...
Homa Bay County Tops HIV Prevalence Rate In The Country
Citizen News - 8/20/2014 12:26:42 PM
Wednesday released a report on HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country. In the report, the ministry of health indicated that Kenya has the 4th highest HIV prevalence rate in the world by 2013. According to the report, Homa Bay County was leading in the number ...
Meeting the twin threats of HIV/AIDs and Ebola
Tempo - 8/20/2014 9:52:13 PM
The first Filipino case of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), was confirmed by the Department of Health (DoH) in 1984 and the first Filipino death from ... AIDS all over the world, which was ...
Call to step up the pace of TB-HIV collaborative activities
Weekly Blitz - 8/15/2014 8:03:37 PM
TB remains the leading cause of HIV-associated deaths, accounting for an estimated ... She is reporting from the XX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Programme.
Death rate from HIV dropped to half in rich countries during past decade
Zee News - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
Washington: A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS ... world's rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago. The study involved nearly 50, 000 ...
Mbeki Aids denial 'caused 300,000 deaths'
theguardian.com - 11/25/2008 11:53:22 PM
The Aids policies of the former South African president Thabo Mbeki's government were directly responsible for the avoidable deaths ... country, according to research by Harvard university. South Africa has one of the severest HIV/Aids epidemics in the world.
World’s largest HIV treatment program finally reducing AIDS-related deaths in South Africa
Raw Story - 5/14/2013 8:24:13 PM
the country’s official statistics agency said Tuesday. After years of dragging its heels on the HIV/AIDS crisis, since 2004 South Africa has developed the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. New data indicate that drive is working. The disease ...